The Bush Administration’s Motive for Orchestrating 9/11

This is a very, very thorough piece by a Professor of Theology… He’s really done his homework and provided over 150 footnote references in his article:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article17194.htm

Olbermann Calls the Bush Administration on Their Warmongering

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Establishing al-Ru’yah and a Narration from a Tabi’i

Recently, an issue was raised about the issue of al-Ru’yah, the belief that the believers shall see their Lord in the Hereafter. It was mentioned that one of the Followers (Tābi`īn) rejected al-Ru’yah. What follows is a brief clarification of this issue. Continue reading

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This is How You Become an Imam of the Muslims!!

The following passage is from the introduction of Imām al-Nawawī to his juristic masterpiece, al-Majmū’: Continue reading

Brief Introduction to Muwatta’ Malik

Praise be to Allaah.

This is a brief introduction of the book entitled Muwatta’ al-Imam Maalik; we ask Allaah to benefit us thereby. Continue reading

Hadith Resources

I have added a page at the top entitled Hadith Resources as well as the links on the side panel. Please refer to it for more.

Al-Mustadrak of al-Hâkim and al-Dhahabî’s Talkhîs

The following two articles are taken from Islamtoday.com. The first is a question answered by Dr. Hatim al-Awni, a well-known, specialized scholar of Hadith who teaches at Umm al-Quraa University in Makkah. The second is taken from Dr. Bashshâr `Awwâd Ma`rûf’s introduction to his critical edition of Jami’ at-Tirmidhi. He is another leading, well-known scholar of Hadith. Both of these shed considerable light on al-Hakim’s Mustadrak as well as al-Dhahabi’s Talkhis which is a summary of al-Mustadrak: Continue reading

“I never saw Allah’s “Messenger show greater concern for a day of fasting…than `Âshûrâ’…”

Sheikh Nâyif al-Hamad, presiding judge at the Rimâh District Courthouse

Ibn `Abbâs relates: “I never saw Allah’s Messenger show greater concern for a day of fasting, seeking its virtue over other days, than he did for the Day of `Âshûrâ’ and the month (of Ramadan).”

This is an authentic hadîth related in Sahîh al-Bukhârî (2006) and Sahîh Muslim (1132).

The meaning of the hadîth:

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Some Existing Manuscripts Predating al-Muwatta’

The following is taken from Islamtoday.com, but I have taken the liberty of correcting some spelling errors and adding commments in double brackets:

Question: Can you kindly list some Islamic documents concerning either hadîth or Islamic Law, that are extant and that predate the Muwatta’ of Imam Mâlik?

Answered by Sheikh Muhammad al-Qannâs

The Companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him) used to collect all the sayings and actions of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and relate them among themselves and memorise them.

Some of the Companions used to keep written records during the era of the Prophet (peace be upon him). Writings from this time period include the document of Abû Bakr al-Siddîq regarding Zakâh, the document of `Ali b. Abî Tâlib discussing the age classifications of camels and something about injury compensation, and the document authored by `Abd Allah b. `Amr b, al-`Âs entitled al-Sahîfah al-Sâdiqah. Continue reading

Shaykh al-Azamī Replies to Some Orientalist Deception Concerning Hadith

In the following article, On Calder’s Organically Grown Text with Emphasis on Muwatta of Malik, which is taken from islaam.com, Shaykh Muṣtafā al-A’ẓamī responds to the false claims of an Orientalist surrounding the Ḥadīth literature. His central claim is that the Fuqahā’ invented Ḥadīths to justify their juristic opinions: Continue reading