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The Heirs of the Prophets: Reflecting on an Important Hadith

*Updated from the original posted on virtualmosque.com.

 

The Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him) said, “Knowledge is to be carried in every generation by the upright and just. They repel from it the distortions of the over-zealous, the forgeries of the fabricators, and the misinterpretations of the ignorant.”

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Contemporary Issues Education

What Is Our Methodology?

Different imams and students of knowledge have different approaches to how they deal with the breadth of Islamic scholarship and practice. Below is a brief outline of where we stand on some important issues, our methodology.

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Education Inspiration

Imam al-Shafi’s 6 Requirements for Attaining Learning

There is one line of poetry that students of Islam around the world hear over and over again. Sometimes it’s attributed to Imam al-Shafi’i and sometimes to others. This line summarizes six points for the serious learner to take into consideration.

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Education

“I Don’t Know. Look it Up” – On Using the Dictionary

One of my distinct memories from growing up is that whenever we would ask my mom about a word that we didn’t know she would say:

“I don’t know. Look it up.”

She didn’t tell us to do this because she didn’t know the words.