al-Ma’ribi on al-Qaradawi

Note: I’m sure there are some Salafi brothers and sisters who might be surprized by what is contained in the shaikh’s answer. Regardless of your thoughts on Shaikh Yūsuf al-Qaradâwî, however, I want and hope that those of you who read this will pay close attention to what he says, the principles he uses, that lead him to say what he says about al-Qaradâwî.

In his answers to questions of members of Muntadâ al-Kâshif, Shaikh Abul-Hasan al-Ma’ribi mentions,

A questioner asks, “It has been spread that you were asked about ash-Sha’râwî and al-Qaradâwî and you said we do not hereticate them until the proof has been built upon them. Your answer was difficult for me, for how can we not hereticate them [when] they are not from the People of the Sunnah and Congregation?”

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3 Old Articles PDF’d

Ok, I was bored. So what? I took three of the articles I wrote a couple of years ago against Answering-Christianity and converted them into PDFs for whoever wants them. I edited them slightly as well, changing the spellings of some of the transliterated Arabic words and other minor things here and there.

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Counsels from Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azîz ar-Râjihî

Counsels: Prepared by Khâlid bin ‘Abdillah ar-Râshid, answered by the esteemed Shaikh ‘Abdul-‘Azîz bin ‘Abdir-Rahman ar-Râjihî

Question: Esteemed shaikh, some of the Islamic states have implementation of the conventional laws, although they have the prayer established. It has a [conventional] law pertaining to it [that] is applied, meaning like the adulterer, the [conventional] law pertaining to it is is applied. Is this not from disbelief, even if they established the prayer?

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Issues of Knowledge … and Other Things: A Reply to Sami Zaatari

Note: this article has since been taken down from by brother Jalal Abualrub due to the fact that brother Sami has made amends and has vowed to defend Islam, the Sunnah, and the Prophet. At Osama Abdallah’s request, I have also decided to remove it from my blog. As such, any copies of it floating around should not be used to attack or criticise brother Sami.