Tag: Leadership الإمامة

Ibn Al-Qayyim on oppressive rulers reflecting the sins of the people

July 2, 2014
Ibn Al-Qayyim on oppressive rulers reflecting the sins of the people

“If the people are upright, then their kings will remain upright. If they turn away from righteousness, then their kings will also turn away.”

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At-Tahawi on obedience with oppressive rulers

June 30, 2014
At-Tahawi on obedience with oppressive rulers

“We do not recognize the rebellion against our leader or those in charge of our affairs even if they are unjust, nor do we wish evil for them, nor do we refuse to follow them.”

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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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Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

June 11, 2014
Islam in the age of Liberalism and Democracy

“No doubt, modern Liberalism is the dominant political ideology in the world today and therefore one of the greatest intellectual challenges for Muslims.”

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An-Nawawi on practicing the Sunnah

April 16, 2014
An-Nawawi on practicing the Sunnah

“He does not speak from his desires. It is not but a revelation revealed.”

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Are honor killings allowed in Islam?

April 4, 2014
Are honor killings allowed in Islam?

“Do not kill a soul that Allah has forbidden except by right of justice.”

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Repentance from a Criminal Offense

February 21, 2014
Ibn Taymiyyah on Repentance from a Criminal Offense

“Whoever commits evil in secret, then let him repent in secret. Whoever commits evil in public, then let him repent in public.”

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Defensive nature of armed jihad in Islam

February 17, 2014
Defensive nature of armed jihad in Islam

“If the enemy inclines to peace, then incline to it also and rely upon Allah.”

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Nearest to Allah and the Prophet in the Hereafter

February 17, 2014
Nearest to Allah and the Prophet in the Hereafter

“Shall I tell you about the most beloved to me and the closest to my assembly on the Day of Resurrection? They are those with the best character.”

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Ahmad ibn Hanbal’s patience under persecution

January 15, 2014
Ahmad ibn Hanbal’s patience under persecution

“O Ibn Abi Duad, say in my ear the Quran is the word of Allah, it is not created, so that you may be saved from the punishment of Allah.”

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