There is a fairly recent theory that has been floating around by some folk, usually highly sectarianized, which began in the later part of the 20th century. The source of this myth was mainly developed by the salafphobic elements of the Islamic community, and unsurprisingly agreed with by post 900 hijri asharized "athari" fanboys who … Continue reading Ibn Taymiyyah’s Reknown
Ibn Rajab: On T’awil and Dhawahir Indicating Tashbih
dispelling the myth that Imam Ahmad made "t'awil". Ibn Rajab successfully deconstructs this myth into a baseless innuendo against Imam Ahmad. The second major portion of ibn rajab's theme here is even larger and sheds some light about the nature of how the Jahmiyyah would deny the meaning indicated by the text. In this second portion, he explains that thee source of the belief that the apparent meanings of the text indicate kufr are the jahmiyyah.
Ash’ari Contentions Of Sunni Theology 1: Abdullah bin Hamid Ali
In the above video lecture, shaykh Abdullah makes several mistaken mischaracterizations about some of the theological nature of disputes and its historicity. The aim of this synopsis is to highlight them, correct them, and to contextualize the nature of the dispute in light of orthodox contentions!
Why Traditionalists and Mutakalimun Differ Conceptually in the M’ana of Allah’s Attributes
The following research material was provided by various researchers and expanded on with additional commentary by myself! Some of our brothers at times, among bandwagon Ash'aris and Maturidis along with their kalamist influenced atharis, would demand a definition of some Sifat from a traditionalist who believes that the meanings of sifat are known. The problem … Continue reading Why Traditionalists and Mutakalimun Differ Conceptually in the M’ana of Allah’s Attributes
Solving the Libel Regarding the Genus of Created Things Being Eternal to Ibn Taymiyyah
The Libel We begin citing the libel against Ibn Taymiyyah advocated by the factions of kalam and some groups of sufis and the shi'a. The claim is that ibn Taymiyyah affirms something eternal besides Allah which is eternal in its existence with Allah, and that ibn Taymiyyah agrees with the sayings of the philosophers … Continue reading Solving the Libel Regarding the Genus of Created Things Being Eternal to Ibn Taymiyyah