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The Classical persistent western attitude to the natural world

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...
The Qur’an should not be valued as merely a sacred object

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...
Modern science seeks power, not wisdom

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....
Over-definition of legal concepts

Over-definition of legal concepts

Many scholars infer from instances of Qur’anic or Prophetic ruling, what they think is the common or universal principle which governs these rulings. For example, the notion that ‘the state of woman is covering’ is derived from specific rulings about how Muslim women...
Questions about the Dictionary of women scholars

Questions about the Dictionary of women scholars

Two questions have often been put to me since the publication in Arabic of al-Wafa’ bi asma’ al nisa’ (Biographical dictionary of women narrators of hadith). This work was published in 43 volumes by Dar al-Minhaj from Jeddah in January 2021. The English translation of...
Three questions related to the on-going pandemic

Three questions related to the on-going pandemic

Being vaccinated while fasting: I have been asked about whether it is lawful to take the covid-19 vaccine while fasting. For some people, the chance to be vaccinated will come during the fasting month of Ramadan, and they are wondering if they should try to postpone...
السلام انسٹيٹيوٹ لندن كى سالانه تقريب

السلام انسٹيٹيوٹ لندن كى سالانه تقريب

السلام انسٹيٹيوٹ لندن كى سالانه تقريب از: ڈاكٹر محمد اكرم ندوى صاحب ساز كو لازم ہے كه غافل نه رہے گاہے گاہے غلط آہنگ بهى ہوتا ہے سروش آج (شام ساڑهے چه سے ساڑهے نو بجے تك، 18 دسمبر 2020) السلام انسٹيٹيوٹ لندن/آكسفورڈ كے جلسۂ تقسيم اسناد كى سالانه تقريب راقم السطور كى...
ما سنن الدارقطني؟

ما سنن الدارقطني؟

ما سنن الدارقطني؟ بقلم: د. محمد أكرم الندوي سألني بعض المهتمين بالحديث النبوي الشريف ومصادره عن كتاب السنن للدارقطني، ما هو؟ ألفه على غرار كتب السنن أم صاغه صياغة كتب العلل؟ فأجبته بما يلي: اسمه: هو كتاب السنن، تأليف الامام الحافظ أبي الحسن علي بن عمر بن أحمد بن محمد...
علة حديث: لا توتروا بثلاث

علة حديث: لا توتروا بثلاث

علة حديث: لا توتروا بثلاث بقلم: د. محمد أكرم الندوي تخريج الحديث: روي الحديث على وجهين مرفوعا وموقوفا: أخرجه مرفوعا الإمام الدارقطني رحمه الله في سننه، باب لا تشبهوا الوتر بصلاة المغرب، قال: حدثنا عبد الله بن سليمان بن الأشعث، حدثنا أحمد بن صالح، حدثنا عبد الله بن...