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What parts of al-Busiri's Burdah are rejected by salafis and why?

These are three example verses of the poem that are considered dangerously close to Shirk or even Shirk itself:- O noblest of creation, I have no one but you to turn to except you when major calamity ...
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How is the "ultra-conservative" Salafi movement compatible with autodidacticism?

I like to call it the Reset concept. I was watching a video for Hamza Yusuf on the matter awhile ago (forgot which video, will add it later if I find it), and he explains some of the conceptual ...
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Do Salafis disapprove of Nowruz?

Do Salafis disapprove of Nowruz? Probably they do. Salafi sources seems to indicate that they consider celebrating Nowruz as haram. IslamQA (the most reputable and popular Salafi website) writes in a ...
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Is Al badi a name of Allah ?

There is a difference of opinions on whether Al-Badee' (Arabic: البديع) is one of the names of Allah. The name generally means the Originator. The majority of scholars do not consider Al-Badee' to be ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Al Wahab didn't introduce/originally derive this concept. He just propagated and 'popularized' it (for lack of a better term). It is a very old concept. In fact, we saw Prophet Abraham (peace be upon ...
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Why do some groups transliterate Arabic words in a lengthy way?

It has nothing to do with 'groups' or sects. It has to do with the arabic pronounciation. Salah is a perfect example. In Arabic Salah is written like this: صَلَاة. The 'Sa' has a short vowel, and ...
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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

Your impression of takfīr as a hugely risky process is indeed correct. The Prophet ﷺ warned his companions, and the rest of the Muslim nation, of the risk involved of publicly declaring one as a ...
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Examples of how the Salafi movement is ultra-conservative?

The best example is the shari'a police which for example has more rights than the usual police, as they might even be allowed to punish without presenting people to a court (needs to be checked). This ...
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How is the "ultra-conservative" Salafi movement compatible with autodidacticism?

Mr. Brown is probably referring to Taqlid here. The general consensus within the traditionalists (Ahl-us-Sunnah) is that the opinion of the knowledgeable scholars (Mujtahid) is superior and maybe ...
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In Wahhabism who is called a Muslim?

There is no one better equipped to answer this question more than Muhammad ibn 'Abdel-Wahhab, the one Wahhabism is named after. From his book The Three Fundamental Principles (Arabic: الأصول الثلاثة), ...
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From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and animals retrospective?

[Note: The answer is from the mainstream Salafi perspective (cause the OP asked for it)] OP asked: From the Salafi perspective, is the prohibition of depictions of humans and animals retrospective? ...
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Madhab of the salaf and the 4 madahib (Maliki, Shafi'i, Hanbali, Hanafi)

What does madhhab as-Salaf mean? First saying madhhab(u) as-Salaf as -Saalih is suggesting that the early generations of Muslims had a (single) madhhab which is wrong. Secondly madhhab in the ...
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Why did Ibn Kathir portray Maryam (Alayhisalam) in a graphic and obscene way?

Here's the actual wording of ibn Kathir (Source) - note that the paragraph with the statement of Muhammad ibn Ishaaq only appears a few paragraphs later-: يقول تعالى مخبرا عن مريم أنها لما قال لها ...
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should we call ourselves salafi or ahlul hadith to deal with innovators?

Short answer you are right. It is actually the term used in the qur'an describing the people who follow Allah's guidance: Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants ...
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In Wahhabism who is called a Muslim?

This question is hard to answer. Because to answer this question one must really first define wahhabism. Also, is wahhabism just a name for salafism? It seems the tag salafi is used in the question, ...
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