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Ash-Shafi’ee on Faith: True faith is words and actions, a debate with the Murjia

August 10, 2014

Rabia ibn Sulaiman reported: A man among the people of Balakh asked Ash-Shafi’ee about faith. Ash-Shafi’ee said to him, “What do you say about it?” The man said, “I say it is words alone.” Ash-Shafi’ee said, “From where do you say this?” The man said, “From the saying of Allah the Exalted: Verily, those who […]

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Hadith on Pardon: The Prophet pardons a man who became apostate and joined the enemy army

November 15, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: Concerning the verse in Surat an-Nahl, “Whoever disbelieves in Allah after his belief, except for one who is forced while his heart is secure in faith, but those who willingly open their breasts to unbelief, then upon them is wrath from Allah and for them is a great punishment,” (16:106) that this […]

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Hadith on Leadership: Allah will treat the ruler the way he treated his subjects

November 11, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, whoever is given charge over my nation and he is harsh with them, then be harsh with him. Whoever is given charge over my nation and he is gentle with them, then be gentle with him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1828 […]

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Umar on Freedom: When you did you enslave people although they are born free?

July 18, 2012

Ibn Abd Al-Hakim reported: Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, said that a man from the people of Egypt came to Umar ibn Al-Khattab and said, “O leader of the believers, I seek refuge in you from injustice!” Umar replied, “You have sought someone willing.” The man said, “I competed with the son of […]

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