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Which Book is Best for Beginners on the Names and Attributes of Allah? – Shaikh Muhammad ibn Hizaam

Question: What is the best book on the Names and Attributes of Allah for beginners? Answer: ” We advise to begin with the Explanation of Lum’atul-Itiqaad by Imam Al-Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy upon him). Then after that, he takes Qawaaid al-Muthla (The Exemplary Principles concerning the Names and Attributes of Allah). So he begins with Lum’atul-Itiqaad for verily in…

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The Ruling on Believing that the Earth was Formed Due a Nuclear Explosion (Big Bang) – Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Hizaam

Question: There is a teacher who says that the earth was formed as a result of a powerful nuclear explosion? Answer: “Allah says: ثُمَّ اسْتَوَى إِلَى السَّمَاءِ وَهِيَ دُخَانٌ فَقَالَ لَهَا وَلِلأرْضِ اِئْتِيَا طَوْعًا أَوْ كَرْهًا قَالَتَا أَتَيْنَا طَائِعِينَThen He Istawa (rose over) towards the heaven when it was smoke, and said to it and to the earth: “Come both…

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How to Visit the Prophet’s City (ﷺ) – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbaad

Question: What is the manner of visiting Madinatul-Munawarrah? Answer: “If a Muslim comes to the blessed Madinah, five affairs are legislated: First: That he prays at Masjid Rasul (ﷺ) Second: That he prays at Masjid Quba Third: That he visits the grave of the Prophet (ﷺ) and his two Companions: Abu Bakr and Umar (may Allah be pleased with them)…

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Is there Such Thing as a White and Black lie? – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbaad

Question: Is there such thing as a white lie and a black lie? Answer: “Lying is not allowed except in the affairs in which it is permitted. Some of the People of Knowledge said: that is also by way of allusions and [statements] which have equivocations (التورية) in them” [Sharh Sunan Abi Dawood no. 156] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul…

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