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Imam Ahmad On The Virtues Of Jihad

Al-Fadl Ibn Ziyad said: “I heard Abu ‘Abdullaah Ahmad Ibn Hanbal while he was talking about the enemy, and he began crying saying, ‘There is no deed of righteousness better than fighting them.’ “ 58 more words


Pebbles thrown in the water: Rise of extremist views and lessons for our time

By Shaykh Hafiz Mahmut, slightly edited by the MuslimAnswers.net Team

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيم

In the year 212 A.H., Khalifah al-Ma’mun announced that the view of the Qur’an being Makhlooq (a created entity) was to be imposed as the I’tiqad (creed) of the state. 1,511 more words


The night of the middle of Sha'baan: Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali

Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali, in his discussion of the merits of the month of Sha’baan, writes the following concerning the magnification that some give to the night of the 15th of Sha’baan and performing extra special acts of worship therein: 1,433 more words