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The Four Madhhabs
A 1-day short course introducing the four Sunni schools of law, their histories, development and basic jurisprudential methodologies
Arabic Summer School – Makkah 2023
Al-Salam Institute will be taking a group of students to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for a bespoke conversational Arabic programme.
Tadabbur al-Quran: In Pursuit of the Quran
A 2-day short course exploring the meaning and methodology of tadabbur al-quran (reflecting deeply upon the Quran)
Madkhal Rai’ ila Sahih al-Bukhari
An Introduction to Sahih al-Bukhari Based on the book Madkhal Rai’ ila Sahih al-Bukhari by Shaykh Akram Nadwi
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The meaning of ‘inshallah’, ‘mashallah’ and ‘bidhnillah’
Translated by Dr Imran NavedThey asked: What is the meaning of ‘inshallah’?I replied: Is there any Muslim who is unaware of the meaning of this word which is so frequently used in our lives?They said: Its usage is so varied among people that its meaning...read more
The Classical persistent western attitude to the natural world
1- The natural world is world as given. This world includes the human being before it is influenced by other human beings. In other words, the natural world includes the human being as an animal, not as an human. 2- This distinction between animal and human echoes...read more
The Qur’an should not be valued as merely a sacred object
1. Allah says in the Qur’an about the Qur’an, that it is a self-consistent, coherent message from the Creator to the most favoured among His creatures. He also says of it that it is the final revelation of His will and purpose for mankind, the completion and...
Muqaddimah of ibn al-Salah
Kitab Ma’rifat anwa’ Ilm al-Hadith, better known as the Muqaddimah of Ibn al-Salah, is a well-known intermediate level text on the science of Usul al-hadith. For students familiar with the Arabic language and have covered beginners texts in hadith methodology, this...
Modern science seeks power, not wisdom
Modern science is dedicated to explaining events and processes in the natural world, most of the time by means of some degree of mastery of the chain of the causes and effects that lead to specific events and processes. The problem with this approach is two-fold....