Using known fiqh issues to solve the unknown

Musa Furber One of the fiqh books I am working on is Ibn Daqīq al-‘Eid’s Tuḥfat al-Labīb, which appears to be the earliest commentary on...

Ibn Qudāmah’s Program

From Novice to Mujtahid Musa Furber The great Ḥanbalī scholar Imam Muwaffaq al-Dīn Ibn Qudāmah al-Maqdisī (541–620 AH/1146–1223 CE) developed a program to take students from...

Fitnah and the Need to Clarify the Track of Deoband

Mawlana Muhammad Yusuf Binnori by Mawlana Muhammad Yusuf Binnori Translator’s introduction: Below is a translation of a preface by ‘Allamah Muhammad Yusuf...

Return to the Track of Deoband

Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Translator’s Introduction: We live in challenging times with incessant efforts underway to muddy and cloud the track of the scholars of...

Assessing the Status of Imām Abū Hanīfah (RA)

According to the Methodology of the Hadīth Scholars By Shaykh Shākir Fayyād With comments by Shaykh ‘Abd al-Fattāh Abū Ghuddah More than twenty years ago, I came...

The Isnād System

An Unbroken Link to The Prophet Pause for a moment, and ask yourself: what are the greatest accomplishments of the Muslim civilization? At first thought,...