The Speech and Voice of Allah: Ibn Kullāb (died 240H) and the Repentance of Al-Ash’ari before his death in 324AH.

This article discusses the attitudes of the Ash’aris towards the voice, letters and speech of Allah alongside their belief in the speech of the Self. It moves on to explain the ‘aqeedah of the early Salaf and then Ibn Taymiyyah. Also discussed is the link between Ibn Kullab and Abul-Hasan Al-Ash’ari – and then his subsequent repentance from the beliefs of the Mu’tazilah, then retracting from Ibn Kullab and finally adopting the creed of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal. A well-referenced article (copyright abu khadeejah 2018). [read on…]


Categories of the Attributes (Sifāt) of Allāh: His Attributes are either Dhātiyyah or Fi’liyyah or both — by Shaikh Ibn Uthaymeen

The Attributes (Sifāt) of Allāh: His Attributes are Dhātiyyah or Fi’liyyah or both. Definitions: Sifāt: Attributes of Allah. Dhāt: The Self of Allah. The categorisation of the Attributes of Allah is based on whether the Attributes [read on…]

40 Hadeeth Harawee

Chapter 18: Affirmation of Image (As-Sūrah) for Allah: “Verily Allah Created Ādam Upon His Image” By Abu Ismā’īl Al-Harawee (d. 481H)

The following are chapters from Shaikhul-Islām Abu Ismā`īl Al-Harawī’s: “The Book Of Forty Narrations In The Evidences Of Tawhīd” (Born 396H and died 481H -rahimahullāh) This compilation is an amazing series of narrations in the establishment of the [read on…]