The Hanbali Position on the Science of Kalam

The science of kalam is defined as the discipline that involves presenting arguments concerning matters of faith using rational evidence and refuting the deviant innovators in beliefs who deviate from the methodologies of the predecessors and Ahl al-Sunnah. Imam Ahmad explicitly prohibited indulging in it stating, “Whoever becomes involved in kalam will not succeed.” [Sifah

The Hanbali Position on the Science of Kalam Read More »

Seeking Religious Knowledge That Actually Benefits

The Prophet ﷺ is reported to have stated in a hadith: سَلوا اللهَ عِلمًا نافعًا وتعَوَّذوا باللهِ مِن علمٍ لا ينفعُ “Ask Allah for beneficial knowledge and seek refuge in Him from knowledge that does not benefit.” [Saheeh Ibn Majah 3114] Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali said: “Beneficial knowledge is that which directly impacts the heart, enhancing within it the

Seeking Religious Knowledge That Actually Benefits Read More »

Join My Telegram Channel
This is default text for notification bar