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The Rise of Asharism

In the 3rd century AH, a man named Abul Hasan Ali ibn Ismail ibn al-Bishr, a descendant of the famous sahabi Abu Musa al-Ashari was born in Basra. This was an era when Mu’tazilism was gaining a strong foothold ...

The Rise of Mu’tazilism

The famous scholar of the tabi'een Al-Hasan al-Basri was teaching a halaqah when the topic came up of a Muslim who commits major sins. Al-Hasan said that such a person, although a sinner, is still undoubtedly a...

Book Review: If the Oceans Were Ink

Overall Rating: 5/5-Must read This is an interesting book to be sure. Written from the viewpoint of Carla Power, this is a semi-biography of Sh. Akram Nadwi. The biography genre is very popular in the Muslim c...