al-Ḥussayn b. Muhammad al-Maghribī [d. 1119 AH] – “The technical definition of Shukr [شكر] is for a worshipper to utilise everything they were granted in accordance with the intended purpose they were conferred [worshipping Allaah ﷻ alone]. [For the sake of brevity] – “One drawing nearer to [Allaah ﷻ], through the blessings conferred upon them in… Read More al-Ḥussayn b. Muhammad al-Maghribī [d. 1119 AH] – “The technical definition of Shukr [شكر] is for a worshipper to utilise everything they were granted in accordance with the intended purpose they were conferred [worshipping Allaah ﷻ alone].”
“As-Sunnah” by Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal | al-Qāḍī Abū Yaʿlā [died 526H] stated: “If one was to travel to China in search of it – it would be no mean feat.” → Tabaqaat al-Hanaabilah 1/241
Imam al-Bukhari said: ‘Abdullah b. al-Mubarak said: “Every group knows whom they are worshipping except the Jahmiyyah.” → Khalq Af’aal al-‘ibaad ⎯ Pg. 38 | Imam al-Bukhari [Edition: Dar ‘Ukadh] | Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi
Ibn Qudāmah said, “If someone were to be afflicted and beset with every matter prohibited by Allaah ﷻ – not including Shirk – it would be better for him than for him to concern themselves [eagerly] with looking into kalaam.” → al-Burhān fi-Bayan al-Qur’an – Pg. 58 | Ibn Qudāmah al-Maqdisi | Translated by: Abu Dawūd… Read More Ibn Qudāmah al-Maqdisi [d. 1223 CE] on those who delve into Kalaam [Theological Rhetoric i.e the Jahmiyyah & Mu’tazilah]
Abu Bakr al-Ajurry [d. 970 CE] said, “A sign for whom Allaah ﷻ intends good for is their adherence to this path: the Book of Allaah, the traditions of His Messenger ﷺ, the traditions of the Companions [may Allaah be pleased with them] and those who followed them with good conduct [tab’iun], and what the… Read More Imam Abu Bakr al-Ajurry [d. 970 AH] – “A sign for whom Allaah ﷻ intends good for…”
Ibn Taymiyyah relates that Abu Hamid al-Ghazaali stated – “The people who are most overwhelmed with doubt when death approaches them are the people of Kalam [theological rhetoric].” → al-Fatwa al-Hamawiyyah al-Kubra – Pg. 195 | Taqi ad-Din ibn Taymiyyah |Translated by: Abu Dawūd [Mustafa b. Saalih] al-Hushayshi
Taqī ad-Dīn Ahmad ibn Taymiyyah – “How, then, would the best generation [the companions] of this Ummah have less knowledge and wisdom [particularly knowledge about Allaah ﷻ and the rulings concerning His verses and Names] than those who are debased in comparison to them [i.e the later generation kalamists]? How would these young [infantile] dabblers… Read More Ibn Taymiyyah [d. 728 AH] on the later-generation who dabbled in Kalam [Theological Rhetoric] and professed to have a better understanding of the faith than the Earlier Salaf.