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Opinions: Between Valid, Invalid, and Heretical Opinions: Between Valid, Invalid, and Heretical

By Shaykh Dr. Shadee Elmasry
The Difference Between A Valid Opinion, An Invalid Opinion, & A Heresy (Zandaqa)
A valid opinion in Islam is an explanation of a piece of evidence (a verse or hadith) that does …

Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās Reprimanding Men for Denying the Āthār of Ibn ‘Abbās

By ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lakhnawi

Translated by Zameelur Rahman
[Translator’s note: The treatise Zajr al-Nas ‘ala Inkar Athar Ibn Abbas by ‘Allamah ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Lacknawi was written three years after Mawlana Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi’s Tahdhir al-Nas min …

What Constitutes Faith in Islam? What Constitutes Faith in Islam?

By Muftī Rashīd Ahmad Ludhyānwī
Translated by Zameelur Rahman
Question:
In a public gathering, Gandhi stated these words while delivering a speech: “I do not understand why I should not recite the kalimah? Why should I not praise …

The Accusation of Irja’ against Imam Abu Hanifah The Accusation of Irja’ against Imam Abu Hanifah

By Shah Waliullah al-Dahlawi

Translated by Mawlana Muhammadullah Khalili Qasmi
Tafhim (Instruction):
All praise belongs to Allah, Lord of the worlds. Allah send prayers, blessings and peace on the Chief of the Messengers, his family and all his …

The ʿAqidah of the Salaf and the Safe Position in ʿIlm al-Kalam The ʿAqidah of the Salaf and the Safe Position in ʿIlm al-Kalam

By Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanawi 
Translated by Mawlana Ibrahim Muhammad Amin

From the discourses of Hakim al-Ummah Mawlana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi, after Jumu‘ah prayer, 21st Ramadan 1348 AH
[Hakim al-Ummat Mawlana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi, may Allah shower His …

Islam and Evolution Islam and Evolution

By Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller
In the name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate
14 July 1995
Dear Suleman ‘Ali:
Thank you for your fax of 27 June 1995 which said, in part:
“Recently a pamphlet has been circulated …

A Refutation of Astrology, the Weakness of Its Achievements, and the Harmfulness of its Goal A Refutation of Astrology, the Weakness of Its Achievements, and the Harmfulness of its Goal

By Imam Ibn Khaldun

Translated by Franz Rosenthal
Astrologers think that astrology, with the knowledge it gives of astral powers, individually or in combination, and of astral influences upon elemental creations, enables them to know the things …