Complete video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/bnCQqTVKvu0 Many of the controversies about Islam that arise today stem from forged or weak hadiths. Let me share with you the impact of these hadiths and give you examples of hadiths which are graded authentic or good but a) contradict each other on basic Islamic practices or b) contract the Quranic message. When we talk about Islamic practice, we expect that we should have hadiths that guide us precisely what we are to do.
Watch his full video answer: https://youtu.be/7RnJ0iZZVYw Scholars evaluated hadiths by asking two major questions. One question is about the chain of narrators and the other question is about the text that is being related. Analysis of chain of narrators: A chain of narrators looks like this: Person A says that he heard from person B, who heard from person C, who heard from person D, that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said XYZ. To evaluate the chain, scholars would ask abo
Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/c7hJdgc51lY As COVID drags on, we can't help but wonder, “When will this end? When can I get on with life?” Many of us under a certain age haven't experienced anything like this in our lifetimes. So it makes sense that we're struggling to cope, it's understandable that we can't quite figure out what to do, how to move forward. But the sense of solitude and uncertainty and anxiety that we're experiencing was also experienced by people lon
Summary: This article explains the differences in practice between each Sunni school of thought. It explores the history behind these differences and what events led to these individual schools. Dr. Shabir Ally begins by describing the emergence of the Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’ and Hanbali schools of thought. He explains that location, access to the Prophet and availability of hadiths led to differences in methodology. Interestingly, scholars have always recognized that though