The remarkable history of Ahl al-Hadīth from the first three generations of the Salaf shows them bringing truth to power and sacrificing their souls and reputations to that effect. Such reveals the enormous gulf between them and the many contemporaries who deceptively claim they are the continuation of that legacy.
Rebellion against unjust rulers was common among the scholars of the Salaf, in this part of the series Ahmed Hammuda highlights the era of the Tabi’un, including the great Imams Abu Hanifa and Malik.
“Scholars of Hadīth have a profound history of political opposition.”
The Syrian revolution was NOT khuruj
Today marks 54 years since Sayyid Qutb’s martyrdom (rahimahullāh). Ahmed Hammuda recounts one of the most famous poems he composed while waiting to be executed.
President Erdogan: “Any attack launched or to be launched on Idlib will result in a disaster, massacre and a very big humanitarian tragedy”
Has the US had a moral awakening as a force for good in Syria?
The footage was extremely difficult to watch; images of men, women and small children writhing in agony, gasping for air…
Has Turkey betrayed Syria? The fall of the ‘revolutionary heartland’, the City of Aleppo, spurred arguably more attention than nearly…
I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer…