A full day conference in South Manchester on the topic of Terrorism and Extremism: 1.Islam Forbids Extremism and Commands Gentleness by Uways at-Taweel CLICK HERE for a summary of the lecture. 2. Clarifying the Doubts of the Khawaarij by Dr Abdulilah Lahmami CLICK HERE for a summary of the lecture. 3. The Historical Roots of al-Qaida and ISIS by Abu Iyad Amjad Rafiq CLICK HERE for a summary of the lecture. 4. The Islamic Condemnation of Extremism and Terrorist Ideologies by Abu Khadeejah CLICK HERE for a summary of the lecture. 5. Ignorance and its effect on terrorism. CLICK HERE for...Read More
Day: July 23, 2017
The people of knowledge have discussed the deviant groups throughout time. The one characteristic that combines them all is ignorance. Ignorance and the following of desires. Some have deviated in misinterpreting the attributes of Allah, some speaking ill of the companions, cursing and reviling, others have denied and rejected outright the presence of matters that we should believe such as the angels, jinn etc. Ignorance is a great factor in the positions they have taken. Ignorance maybe Jahl Baseed (slight ignorance), such as it occurring in a particular affair. Jahl Murakab – a firm belief that completely opposes reality....Read More
The salaf were the furthest from the acts of insurgency and treachery from the terrorists. It is not something that can be ascribed to any of the religions, let alone the religion of Islaam. Shaykh Abdul Muhsin Al Abbaad: “How can the acts of terrorism; taking of lives, destruction of property etc. be attributed to any religion?” Shaykh Ahmed An Najmi: “When a person puts on an explosive jacket, and sits in a car that drives slowly in the streets up until it enters a crowd of people, not expecting to die, nor expecting what is to come. Then...Read More
It starts with Hassan al-Banna in the 1950’s until the present day. Those who study the books of Aqeedah will understand that this is not a new phenomenon. They know what the guidance of Allah and His Messenger is relating to extremism and terrorism. Using 6 sources: Qur’an and its Tafseer, Hadith, books of biography, books of history, book of Aqeedah and the books of sects – you will see that there is a model of how the khawaarij emerge, how they developed, how they became a military force, how they developed their own jurisprudence relating to war and...Read More
Understanding the religion is more important than mere memorisation of it. The Prophet Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever Allaah wants good for He gives him understanding of the Religion” We see that the extremists do not have understanding of the Religion. They just take portions of the Quran & Sunnah and apply them out of context. In a hadith Qudsi, Allaah said: “Indeed I have made haram upon myself Adh Dhulm (Oppression). And I have made it haram between yourselves, so do not oppress” The Messenger of Allaah warned against oppression and extremism, what these misguided groups do...Read More
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