On Modern Readings of the Qur’an and Sunnah: Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool

Originally posted on Tulayhah:
Sheikh Muhammad Bazmool, a professor at Umm al-Qura University in Mecca, wrote the following series of posts on his social media page under the title “In Defense of Hadith” [الدفاع عن الحديث]: Part 1 الشبه التي يقذفها الطاعنون في الحديث، أصبحت مجرد دعاوى، قد استبان كذبها، وكثرت الردود عليها؛ أقصد مثل…

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Choosing the Best Over What is Merely Good: Tafsir al-Shinqitee

Originally posted on Tulayhah:
Allah describes His servants in surah al-Zumar by saying: الَّذِينَ يَسْتَمِعُونَ الْقَوْلَ فَيَتَّبِعُونَ أَحْسَنَهُ ۚ أُولَـٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ هَدَاهُمُ اللَّـهُ ۖ وَأُولَـٰئِكَ هُمْ أُولُو الْأَلْبَابِ Those who listen to speech and follow the best of it. Those are the ones Allah has guided, and those are people of understanding. [39:18] Sheikh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shinqitee included…

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How the Sahabah Read and Divided the Qur’an: ibn Taymiyah

Originally posted on Tulayhah:
Sheikh al-Islam ibn Taymiyah wrote the following letter on the subjects of “Dividing the Qur’an into Daily Portions”, “How Much to Recite”, and “The Legislated Amount of Optional Fasting and Night Prayers.” This letter has been translated in full with some abridgement of technical and tangential discussions. The omitted sections are…

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“You there!”

Originally posted on Gifts of Knowledge:
Ibn al-Jawzee, may Allaah have mercy on him, said, “You there! Sort your religion out like you sorted your dunyaa out—if your garment got caught on a nail you’d take a few steps back to free yourself from it. Here is the nail of continuous sin stuck to your…

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