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March 15, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 45 and 46

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 45   6 Muharram, 1330   I. Resorting to Interpretation Following in the Footsteps of the Predecessors is Unavoidable   Had it not been for the caliphate of the Righteous Caliphs, which is correct beyond any doubt, we would not have had any choice other than accepting your view and interpreting this verse and others according to your own judgement, but to […]
March 15, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 43 and 44

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 43   Muharram 4, 1330   I. Context Denotes “the Loved one” or the Like   May Allah bless your father! You have, indeed, dispelled my doubts and thus overcome my suspicion, so much so that truth has become manifest. Nothing remains to say other than the fact that the context of the said verse denotes the prohibition of taking the infidels […]
March 15, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 41 and 42

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 41   Muharram 3, 1330   I. “Mumins” is Plural; Why Apply it to the Singular?   It may be said in rebutting your objection that the phrase “the Mu’mins who say their prayers and offer zakat (even) while prostrating (in prayers)” is applied to the plural; so, why should it be applied to the Imam, may Allah glorify his countenance, who […]
March 8, 2018

Judge between me and this liar, sinner, treacherous, deceit

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Judge between me and this liar, sinner, treacherous, deceit   اقض بيني و بين هذا الكاذب الآثم الغادر الخائن Judge between me and this liar, sinner, treacherous, deceit.   This hadith has been narrated by Muslim.   حدثني عبد الله بن محمد بن أسماء الضبعي حدثنا جويرية عن مالك عن الزهري أن مالك بن أوس حدثه قال قال عباس يا أمير المؤمنين اقض […]
March 8, 2018

Kill Na’thal for he has committed kufr

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Kill Na’thal for he has committed kufr   اقتلوا نعثلا فإنه كفر Kill Na’thal (the old fool) for he has committed kufr.   This statement has been attributed to Sayyidah ‘Aisha radiya Llahu ‘anha which she allegedly voiced regarding Sayyidina ‘Uthman radiya Llahu ‘anhu. Nasr ibn Muzahim appears in the isnad.   Nasr ibn Muzahim Al ‘Uqayli says, “He was inclined towards Shi’ism. […]