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What Is the Umm al-Kitab?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the meaning of the term “Umm al-Kitab” and how it relates to the speech of Allah. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I hope this finds you in the best health. My question is about the Umm al-Kitab which is mentioned three times in the Holy Qur’an. […]

The Sunni Position on the Speech of Allah

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: It is said that the Mutazilites deny Allah’s affirmative attributes, eg. they believe that Allah doesn’t have the attribute of speech, rather they believe that Allah speaks through His entity, SubhanaHu wa t’ala.  I don’t understand the difference between 1. Allah speaking because He has the attribute of […]