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Would abu al-Hassan al-Asha'ari regard himself as among the Asha'arites?

The Ash'arite أشعرية‎ or Asha'irah ٱلْأَشَاعِرَة are a known theoligcal sect of creed that refers by name to abu al-Hassan al-Asha'ary and most of its followers can be found among followers of the ...
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What hadith is this?

T.P Hughes, in his Dictionary on Islam, quotes a hadith from Bukhari which he claims is found on Pg. 1127 line 7.' "The Imam Muhammad Isma'il al-Bukhari (p. 1127, line 7), records that Ibn Abbas ...
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How do I see if Fiqh books are open domain

Sometimes I will see websites citing scholarly opinions, how do I know if their books are open domain, as in I can search up a pdf of their book without it being considered as stealing. Do people like ...
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Is the commentary by Ibn kathir about the abrogation of 2:256 real?

This is Ibn kathir tasfir. Allah says: "There is no compulsion in religion", meaning: do not force anyone to embrace Islam, because it is clear and its proofs and evidences are manifest. ...
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How do I see hadith ratings/clasfications specifically by Sheikh Al-Albani

Sunnah.com sometimes will say (Al-Albani) or (Darussalam) how do I find classifications (For hadiths) by specifically Al-Albani? Personally, I want to see his ruling on a hadith in Bukhari.
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Is the blood money of non Muslims less than that of a Muslim?

Is the blood money of a non Muslim less than a Muslim when paying diyyah? If so, what are the general reasons?
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What are the levels of Islamic scholarship?

What is the highest level of Islamic scholarship and how does one acquire it? Is it a mujtahid mutlaq? I hear many terms mujtahid mutlaq, mujtahid, Mufti, mufasir, muhadith etc Wouldn’t you have to ...
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is my fast broken if i lick my lips

i was playing basketball today and my lips were getting dry so i licked my lips and swallowed saliva a few times on purpose, and i licked my lips and wiped with my shirt then i swallowed saliva. i ...
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is my fast broken if i accidentally swallow water during wudu

after waking up for suhoor i was busy figuring out if something is haram so when i went to pray fajr there was 5 mins left and i went to go make wudu and while i was making wudu when i washed my mouth ...
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is my fast broken if i might have had dry sperm

when i woke up my penis was hard i went to eat suhoor but i felt something in my penis so i went to check and there was nothing in my underwear so i went to pee and i noticed white dry tiny things ...
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Is it right to measure the deeds we do to Allah and say it to another?

I joined a Ramadan competition recently. They award the winners by measuring the deeds we did to Allah and the person who has the highest points is awarded. Daily they update a form to fill, it ...
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Doubts of purity and impurity

Asalamu alaykum. I have this problem with doubts that I would like to clarify. Whenever I wash myself either after urinating or passing stool. The water from private part drips on either my foot or my ...
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Is drawing human is haram in islam without selling purpose or intention of compete with Allah?

Drawing is just my hobby. After drawing I like to store them in my closet. I heard that drawing human is haram because it can lead to worshipping and it also means copying Allah's creation. But I don’...
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Is it true that we cannot offer fajr salat after the sky starts changing colour or we can offer till the sun rises fully

What is the correct time when fajr ends? Is it till the sun rises fully or till the sky starts changing colour?
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Since I am a videographer I have a question

would it be haram for me to film events such as weddings or places where alcohol is consumed and music played if I don't take part?
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What are journals for islamic studies publications?

In which journals are Islamic studies published. I have come this, but was not aware of a journal system in which Islamic studies are published. In which ones can one subscribe?
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Who are the so called “seven” scholars of Medina?

It is often mentioned that Sa'id ibn al-Mussayib سعید بن المسیب was one of the 7 scholars or fuqahaa' of Medina. My guess is that this refers to scholars of the age of the followers (at-Tabi'yn ...
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Cheating throughout university [closed]

My circumstances are a little specific. I would like to ask if I should quit university in order to attain halal income instead. It has been about 5 years since I started university, I have more or ...
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Are inter-religious marriages encouraged in islam?

I assume or rather see, some scholars discourage Muslim men from marrying outside of the faith and surely for obvious reasons and I understand that perfectly. However, seeing how the Quran allows us ...
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Mind play music while ghusl

I'm deaf and my mind started to play music while I was doing ghusl and this is what I'm struggling with now. I'm worried if my ghuls is valid or invalid this always happens to me and it makes me ...
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If spouse is not righteous wat should we do

Assalamualaikum.. In today's post of Dr. Zakir Naik on Facebook is as below 👇👇👇 "Surrounding yourself with righteous people is one of the best ways to increase Imaan. If your friends don't ...
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How to do ghusl of janabat and hayd?

As I know you have to do the ghsul in the end of period so I checked online how to do the ghusl of janaba and Hayd together and some said you have to do the two ghusl differently. If I need to do it ...
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My friend me in his dream that I was carrying a jinn child and disappeared [closed]

My friend who is a Sikh by religion called me up and said he saw me in a dream . “He saw that we were on some mountain along with his aunt and there were few children playing. I carry one of the child ...
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Did Ibn Hajar Really Rejected The Narrations of Al-Amash through Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur Rahman?

Al-Amash is a reliable narrator who is found in Bukhari HERE. However, I have read in an online source that Ibn Hajar has rejected the narrations of Al-Amash in which he quoted Abu Muawiyyah bin Abdur ...
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I shouted at my mother due to anger and I’m regretting the thing I did [closed]

Salam alikum , I’m not that good at English so pardon me. I don’t have a good relationship with my mother. I usually get yelled at every useless thing , I get scolded , I get to listen harsh words ...
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Who is more powerful?

Ãsak I have a question. According to Islam, which person is more powerful. One who has abundant knowledge or the one who has more strength.
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First persons to enter Jahannam?

As-Salam, Can anyone please tell me who are the first 10 persons to enter Jahannam?
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Did ibn Tayymiyah indirectly allow fasting 31 days of Ramadan?

Once I've heard a lesson from a scholar in a mosque. And he pretended that ibn Taymiyyah held the opinion that a person must start fasting Ramadan with the community and the people at the location he ...
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Is it haram to follow the fatwas of contexualist/modernist scholars? [closed]

Is it haram to follow the fatwas of contexualist/modernist scholars? Is contexualisation allowed when interpreting verses? One example is Khaled Abou El Fadl who issued a fatwa some years ago saying ...
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Who is Abu Zinad and Al-Araj in Imam Malik's Muwatta?

In a few narrations in Imam Malik's muwatta, a sanad from Malik to Abu Hurayra, through Abu Zinad and al-Araj, is present. An example is hadith 66 in book 2: وَحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ أَبِي ...
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Did Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) said the sun make sujud

Asalam aleykum Warahma tul Lahi wabarakatu.peace be upon our prophet Muhammad S.A.w, a week ago i was having a conversation with my friend who is educated in islam.On our conversation he mention there ...
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What are characteristics or qualifications of a righteous scholar of religion in Islam?

Inspired by this question, which was closed down due to being judgemental about groups of people, I decided to ask it in a general voice. What are the characteristics and qualifications of religious ...
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Scholars nowadays seem to have a reservoir of knowledge and brain on islamic sciences. Why then are the first 3 generations the most knowledgeable?

The scholars of Islam now days study Islam 16 hours a day. They read so many books that they seem to have a reservoir of brain. They read so many tafsirs, fiqh, akide and study in details even a ...
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Are abrogated verses in the Lawh-al-Mahfuz (Stone Tablets)?

The Quran is preserved in the stone tablets near Allah: Rather it is a glorious Qurʾān, in a preserved tablet.(85:21-22) Abrogation is considered a way in which Allah changes or replaces some of ...
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Is there any english translation of Al Tarikh Al Kabir available?

I need to know exactly what is the content of this Bukhari's extensive work. Thought have searched the whole internet and couldn't find one. Just curious why this precious book, authored by best ...
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Can Shi'a tafseer books be categorized in similar categories as those of Sunni scholars?

Mainly Sunni's make a distinction between two main categories of tafseer works: tafsir bi-al-ma'thur (Arabic: التفسير بالمأثور‎, literally 'received tafsir', also known as tafsir bi-al-riwaya Arabic: ...
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Islamic academics/experts on the Bible especially in original languages?

I'm looking for Muslims that produce scholarly literature (publications in peer-reviewed journals) on topics of Christianity and the Bible. I'm not really looking for a list of Muslim apologists, ...
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References for Systematic Theology in Islam?

I am looking for a "systematic theology" for Islam ideally in English but Arabic would also do. This is different than the tafsir or anything like that. In this case, a systematic theology is an ...
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Most hadith scholars had deep knowledge in hadith, why they quoted da'if narrations in their compilations then?

Most hadith scholars such as imam Ahmad, abu Dawod, an-Nasa-i (who has been said to reach the level of al-Bukhari and having even reached a higher level than Muslim -see the later quot from a-Dhahabi'...
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On the existence of debate over fidelity of Quranic codices within the Islamic intellectual tradition

I have a question about whether or not a certain idea has ever been discussed within the Islamic intellectual tradition, and if so, which scholar(s) and/or school(s) of thought did so. The idea is as ...
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Order for Muslim of non-Islamic state… if he has joined the army of that nation [duplicate]

if a Muslim brother belongs to non Islamic nation ....& he has joined armed forces of that non islamic nation.....what did islam preach for him if he is fighting against Muslim nation... 1) to ...
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Answer the call of prayer(Adan(azan)) for female

When I sit with my papa at the time of azan I noticed he read some kalma after every line of azan . I know its blessing for Muslims. Another thing islam not permit women's to recite azan is Islam gave ...
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Ibn 'Ata' Allah was a maliki, but what was his contribution apart of Sufi-related works?

When we read the biography of ibn 'Ata' Allah (also referred to as ibn 'Ata' al-Iskandari -from Alexandria-) ابن عطاء الله السكندري. We usually read that he was following the maliki school of ...
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What is the Qibla inside the Kaaba? [duplicate]

Assalam o Alaikum to all my Muslim brothers, If one were to get the opportunity to pray Salah inside the Kaaba, which direction should he face?
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Did al-Qadi an-Nu'man write a book entitled “Al-Fiqh al-Akbar”?

Al-Qadi an-Nu'man القاضي النعمان or Abu Hanifa al-Nu‘man ibn Muhammad ibn Mansur ibn Ahmad ibn Hayyun al-Tamimi (died 974 CE/ 363 AH) the Isma'ili jurist and official historian of the Fatimid dynasty. ...
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Who exactly can be called a hafidh?

In popular parlance hafidh or hafiz seems primarily to refer to a person who has memorized the whole Qur'an. But when we read books we find this title mostly used to introduce a hadith scholar such as ...
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Is tips halal or haram? [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum! My question is, * Is tips halal or haram? In details, I'm working in a 4* hotel, There are so many guests comes from outside to stay in our hotel, When they arrive in hotel I take ...
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How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?

How one can become a self learned scholar of Islam?
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If this is a prison for the believer and paradise for the non believer, why even bring a child into the world? [duplicate]

I have a moral and ethical dilemma. I believe that the world is a cold and cruel place to be in. Had I myself had the option, I'd have rather my mother had me aborted so that I never experienced any ...
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Who is the person of trust in Muwatta' Malik?

Sunnah.com offers seven narrations from al-Muwatta' where Yahya ibn Yahya al-Laithi (the narrator of al-Muwatta') starts quoting the chain saying: َحَدَّثَنِي عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنِ الثِّقَةِ، عِنْدَهُ ...