In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Jan04

Deciding who to take religious knowledge from

By: Moulana Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al-Miftah In the fast developing world of today, a lot depends on “Making the Right Choice” Making the incorrect choice is sometimes detrimental, depending on the venture at hand. Conversely, at times one can live with its consequences or even make up for the loss. Deen is delicate When it comes to the affairs of one’s deen (Religion) the margin for error is very fine. Therefore making the correct choice is absolutely essential. Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) use to command the masses to accept knowledge only from reliable sources. (Fathul Mulhim, vol.1 pg.264) This refers to: Choosing the correct book, Choosing the correct website, Choosing the...

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Dec28

Global Study: Muslim women surpass men in educational attainment

  By: AB Wire Source: The American Bazaar Muslim women have made greater educational gains than Muslim men in most regions of the world, according to Pew Research Center’s comprehensive new study on educational attainment among the world’s major religious groups. The study looked at changes in educational attainment across three recent generations, finding that the youngest generation of Muslim adults analyzed (born 1976 to 1985) have far more formal education than those in the oldest generation analyzed (born 1936 to 1955). While both men and women are contributing to these gains, women have been gaining at a faster rate. The oldest Muslim women in the study averaged just 2.5 years...

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Nov23

The knowledge of Religion every Muslim must have

By: Imam Ibn al-Jawzi al-Hanbali (translated by Ustadh Abdus Shakur Brooks) Source: Al-Masālik via IlmGate Muhammad bin. Abī Mansūr reported to me from…[1], that Anas bin. Mālik (may Allah be pleased with him) said that the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said, “Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim.” Alī bin. Al-Fadl said that Ibn Abī Dawūd said, “I heard my father [Abū Dawūd] say, ‘There is no other chain of narration regarding this hadith sounder than this [chain]’ “[2]. Verily, the people of knowledge have differed concerning what knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim to know. The theologians say it is theology because through it a person attains...

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