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…]


Some of this Ummah will worship idols: with a discussion on Hizbiyyah, Al-Ikhwān, Qutbiyyah, Jamal ad-Deen Al-Afghāni, Muhammad Abduh: (Kitābut-Tawheed, Ch. 23.)

This fine explanation of the Book of Monotheism is called: “Ash-Sharh al-Moojaz al-Mumahhad li Tawheed al-Khāliq al-Mumajjad alladhi allafahu Shaikhul-Islam Muhammad”, which means: “The Concise, Simple and Straight-forward Explanation of the Tawheed of the Exalted Creator – which [read on…]


Imām Ahmad b. Hanbal’s Usūl As-Sunnah: Explanation of Ahmad an-Najmee (Part 1)

Introduction The creed (‘aqeedah) of Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jamā’ah was penned down by Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (may Allaah’s mercy be upon him) in his great work Usoolus-Sunnah translated as The Foundations of the Sunnah. The term Sunnah in the title refers [read on…]