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The Meaning of the Black Stone – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

In this deep and insightful talk, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad explains why does one turn to the Kaaba, when “Allah is with you wherever you may be,” and “Wherever you turn, there is the Face of Allah,” as Allah tells us in the Qur’an. The Shaykh discusses the reality of the Closeness and Presence of […]

What Role Does Culture Play in Islam?

Question: Could you please clarify what is the view of Islam regarding different peoples maintaining their native character and mentality, and being proud of them: I mean not in a bad way, which denies validity of other peoples, but simply appreciating what they have been given and cultivating it as their unique heritage? Does really […]

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Commentary on Difficult ‘Contentions’ – Muslimology blog

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Commentary on Difficult ‘Contentions – Muslimology blog To familiarize yourself with this great work of contemporary Islamic scholarship: Abdal Hakim Murad’s ‘Contentions‘ An Introduction to the ‘Contentions‘ — While working on my commentary of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad’s Contentions, I corresponded with the noble shaykh and he shared some of his own […]

The Four Friends and Islamic History – Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc.

The Four Friends and Islamic History cambridge khutbas etc. Assalamu alaikum all, We thought it would be a good time to point you all in the direction of a couple of sets of informative talks given by the Sheikh. The Four Caliphs The first set concerns the lives of the Khulafa al-Rashidun, the first 4 […]

Video: The Khilafa of Abu Bakr -A Time of Challenge – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press

Video: The Khilafa of Abu Bakr – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Quilliam Press The Khilafa of Abu Bakr – excerpt from Bismillah on Vimeo. Click here to watch whole video. A far-sighted and deeply religious man, Abu Bakr al-Siddiq was the first adult free convert to Islam, and became a major narrator of Hadith […]

The Orphan – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc.

The Orphan – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc. Friday sermon (jum’ah khutba) – Sheikh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge – 17th February 2012 – 26mins 44secs Seest thou one who denies the Judgement (to come)? Then such is the (man) who repulses the orphan (with harshness), And encourages not the feeding of […]

The Sunnah as Primordiality – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

The Sunnah as Primordiality Source: www.masud.co.uk, one of the best Internet sites on Islam The Sunna as Primordiality ©Abdal Hakim Murad(April 1999) Twentieth-century Western art is not a subject for which we Muslims have much time. The alert among us are conscious that it neatly represents the decline of the Western Christian worldview and its […]