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Is it required for Muslims to have one ruler?

February 3, 2015
Is it required for Muslims to have one ruler?

“Do not be among those who commit idolatry or those who divided their religion and became sects.”

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Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

June 24, 2014
Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

“They will pass through the religion just as an arrow pierces its target and they will not return to it just as the arrow does not return to the bow.”

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Can women take positions of leadership and authority in Islam?

August 22, 2013
Can women take positions of leadership and authority in Islam?

“At-Tabari said it is permissible for women to judge in matters in which her testimony is acceptable.”

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An-Nawawi on smiling and kind words

July 25, 2013
An-Nawawi on smiling and kind words

“Protect yourself from the Hellfire even with half of a date in charity,”

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Al-Bukhari on Consultation: People are not consulted except that the best possibility will be made available to them

October 11, 2012
Al-Bukhari on Consultation: People are not consulted except that the best possibility will be made available to them

By Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Al-Bukhari recorded in Al-Adab Al-Mufrad: Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said to Abu al-Haytham: هَلْ لَكَ خَادِمٌ‏؟‏ Do you have a servant? He said no. The Prophet said: فَإِذَا أَتَانَا سَبْيٌ فَأْتِنَا If we […]

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An-Nawawi on the Prayer of Seeking Guidance, Salat Al-Istikharah

August 5, 2012
An-Nawawi on the Prayer of Seeking Guidance, Salat Al-Istikharah

“O Allah, I seek guidance from your knowledge and power from your might, and I ask you from your tremendous favor.”

–Sahih Bukhari 1113

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Consultation of Muslim Leaders

December 19, 2011 0 Comments
Ibn Taymiyyah on Consultation of Muslim Leaders

By Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Ibn Taymiyyah writes in Majmu’ Al-Fatawa: Men in authority must hold consultation. When there is disagreement among the Muslims on an issue each should be asked to give his opinion, and whichever opinion is closest to the Quran and Sunnah […]

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