ISIS via Ibn Taymiyya and Avicenna

The Prophet Muhammad PBUH was very concerned to avoid any type of ‘mess’ as much as he could. For example in order to avoid academic mess he said; “Talk to the people on the level they can understand! Don’t let the truth which is from God and Prophet to be rejected by you speaking about…

Ikrima as ”Imam” of Modern Hanafis Part 1

I can see that people are spreading the opinion of non-qualified people about the reliability of Ikrima according to Abu Hanifa and Hanafis. In order to ‘prove’ this falsehood they are using the following ”proofs”; Abu Hanifa said that he took from several ‘great’ scholars one of which is Ikrima Abu Hanifa narrated from him…

Rejecting Maturidi for Bukhari

After releasing our article about the famous Sunni theologian Imam Abu Mansur Al Maturidi’s rejection of a story about the Prophet Moses being made to run around naked by God to prove he had a ‘perfect body’, which is narrated by Bukhari and others, I was gratified to receive a lot of support from readers…

Anti-Shia Hysteria

I was recently linked into a post where some person had decided that due to the blessings of the holy month of Ramadhan he would make a ‘spiritually uplifting’ post in which he would attack Shia Muslims. It seems that the rather long fast has caused sleep deprivation and hunger, resulting in a severely negative…

Fasting – Inhaler

  I have been constantly asked questions by genuine Muslims who are concerned about whether using an inhaler breaks ones fast. These people, virtually all sufferers of the very common but potentially fatal condition asthma, desperately want to fast but have been told by the scholars that they are not able to. It is especially…