Posts Tagged ‘Shaykh Akram Nadwi’

A Review of ‘Abu Hanifah: His Life, Legal Method & Legacy’

Abu Hanifah: His Life, Legal Method & Legacy By Shaykh Akram Nadwi (UK: Kube and Interface, 2010) The 2001 Census indicated that 68% of British Muslims were of South Asian origin; and many of those identified as “white” Muslims were of Turkish, Bosnian, Kosovan and Albanian origin. The fact that the Muslim lands of South Asia […]

Principles of Interacting with the Sacred Texts with Shaykh Akram Nadwi

A recent weekend, hosted graciously by our brother-in-faith Ibrahim of the Azhar Academy in London, afforded a welcomed opportunity to re-visit the principles of hadith (traditions of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ) and tafsir (Quranic exegesis) with our dear teacher Shaykh (senior scholar) Akram Nadwi – may God bless him and his family with good. Due […]

On Greek Logic: An Islamic Response with Shaykh Akram Nadwi

This discussion is based around a recent one-day course by Shaykh Akram Nadwi entitled ‘Greek Logic: An Islamic Response’ (organized by the innovative London-based Islamic Circles who specialize in original courses), as well as some time spent with Shaykh Akram in Oxford immediately afterwards. Such a presentation is aimed at focusing on the general themes […]

Revisiting the Tahawiyya with Shaykh Akram Nadwi

The winter break of December 2009 offered another chance to spend some blessed time in the company of Shaykh Akram Nadwi (may God increase him in good and reward, and continue to benefit us through him) in Batley, England – arranged skilfully by our dear brother in Islam, Sulayman Kazi. The pretext was to study […]