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Imam Abu Hanifah: The Pioneer Jurist (Part 3)

Imam Abu Hanifah: The Pioneer Jurist (Part 3)

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 The reputation that Imam Abu Hanifah had for analogy, critical thinking, and originality was established quite early in his career. He was described by some as a man of ra’y and qiyas. Many implied through this indirectly, that he did not possess sufficient knowledge of Hadith and fiqh. …

Imam Abu Hanifah: The Affluent & Intelligent Scholar

Imam Abu Hanifah: The Affluent & Intelligent Scholar

One of the greatest imams of Fiqh and Islamic Scholarship, Imam Abu Hanifah led a marvelous life of piety and knowledge seeking. In this video Sheikh Navid Aziz explores the life of this great imams, recounting beautiful stories about his journey with knowledge, his dealings with average people, his care for students and his encounters …

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

In the illustrious line of scholars, Imam Abu Hanifah is known as Imam al-A`zam or “the greatest Imam.” His inspiring life and remarkable contributions to the development of Islam law furthered the cause of Islamic scholarship profoundly. He was among the first to apply the recognized methods of legal reasoning in a consistent way. Also, …

On Salafi Islam: Prominent Groups (Part 2)

On Salafi Islam: Prominent Groups (Part 2)

Editor note: This article is part of a lengthy study by Dr. yasir Qadi, that will be republished here, with the author’s permission, as a series of articles. Points discussed in Part 1 and 2: 1. Definitions: What is Salafī Islam? 1.1 Points of consensus among Salafī movements 1.2 Points of contention among Salafī groups …

Dr Yasir Qadhi: On Salafi Islam (In-Depth)

Dr. Yasir Qadhi: On Salafi Islam (Part 1)

What exactly is ‘Salafism’? In the absence of a unanimously agreed upon definition, I propose to elucidate the modern Salafī phenomena via an outline of its beginnings, an assessment of its particular characteristics, manifestations of it in various contemporary groups, and a discussion of its positive and not so positive contributions to Islam and our global society.



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