Posts Tagged ‘Theology’

How Muslim Theologians Saved Islamic Science

By Macksood A. Aftab The conflict between science and religion has posed a serious threat to religious authority in the contemporary era. Many advocates of scientism have used the tremendous success of science in modern times to question the usefulness of religion as a means of seeking the truth. For example, Stephen Hawking recently stated […]

11 Anchors for the Beginner

Shaykh ‘Ali Rajab al-Salihi’ al-Azhari’s Approach Towards Building a Student Shaykh ‘Ali was from the great scholars of al-Azhar. He wrote that 11 sciences (‘Uloom) should be mastered by anyone who truly wanted to start on a path towards becoming from the people of knowledge and da’wah (the call to Islam). This curriculum is still taught in […]

Unity in Action: Shaykh al-Qaradawi Defends the Creed of al-Azhar University

Shaykh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi |Translated by Suhaib Webb Moderator: “There are some people who attack the creed (`aqida) of al-Azhar.” The shaykh responds, noting that the Arabic usage was strange, signifying that “all of Azhar is `aqida only…” Shaykh al-Qaradawi: “You mean, they attack the creed of the Ash`ari?” Moderator: “Yes.” Shaykh al-Qaradawi: “Azhar is not […]