Tag: Ibn Kathir ابن كثير

The oneness of Lordship (tawheed ar-rububiyyah)

May 13, 2014
The oneness of Lordship (tawheed ar-rububiyyah)

“Verily, your Lord is Allah who created the heavens and earth in six days and then established Himself above the Throne.”

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Is it permissible to touch the Quran without ablution, wudu?

February 6, 2014
Is it permissible to touch the Quran without ablution, wudu?

“Verily, it is a noble Quran in a protected Book. None touch it except the purified.”

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What is the meaning of Eye for an Eye?

October 30, 2013
What is the meaning of Eye for an Eye?

“We ordained for them therein a life for a life, an eye for an eye… But whoever gives up his right as charity, it is an expiation for him.”

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Are Muslims forbidden from greeting non-Muslims with peace?

June 2, 2013
Are Muslims forbidden from greeting non-Muslims with peace?

“This is an assurance of security for the people of our covenant.”

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Does the Quran mistake Mary for the sister of Aaron?

May 27, 2013
Does the Quran mistake Mary for the sister of Aaron?

“Verily, they would name people with the names of prophets and righteous people who had gone before them.”

–Sahih Muslim 2135

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Are images, pictures, photos, and cartoons forbidden in Islam?

May 18, 2013
Are images, pictures, photos, and cartoons forbidden in Islam?

“From all of this, I hold that the pictures used to make cartoon movies are among the images that are permissible to produce – and Allah knows best. Consequently the sale, purchase, and viewing of cartoons is also permitted as long as all of these activities are engaged in according to the dictates of Islamic Law.”

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Why should a Muslim act if everything is already decreed by Allah?

May 11, 2013 0 Comments
Why should a Muslim act if everything is already decreed by Allah?

“Allah eliminates or confirms what He wills, and with Him is the foundation of the Book.”

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Islam is a peace offering to the world

May 9, 2013
Islam is a peace offering to the world

“Worship the Most Merciful and spread peace.”

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Ibn Kathir on mercy and patience with people

May 9, 2013
Ibn Kathir on mercy and patience with people

“Those who are merciful will be shown mercy by the Merciful.”

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Are Muslims allowed to lie for Islamic causes? Taqiyya explained

May 2, 2013
Are Muslims allowed to lie for Islamic causes? Taqiyya explained

“O you who believe, fear Allah and be with those who are truthful.”

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