I recently came to know from some of my friends that imam Auu Hanifa was a deviant. He referred to the views of the great scholars of the past about the work and person of Imam Abu Hanifah. He told me that Imam Fakhr Al-Din Razi, wrote: "Imam Ahmad b. Hanbal was asked about Imam Malik. The reply was: “His Hadiths are correct but the narrators are weak.” Someone asked him about Imam Shafi'i. The…
Can you please explain the details surrounding the killing of Ka‘ab Ibn Ashraf? Is it true that he was assassinated by the Muslims?
One of my friend forwarded some questions to me. Since I couldn’t find any satisfactory answers to his questions I decided to forward his questions to you.
We have known from our childhood that our holy prophet (sws) had four daughters including Hazrat Fatima, Hazrat Um-e-Kulsoon, Hazrat Ruqaeeya and fourth one I am not sure Hazrat zainab (RA), but recently through one of my shia colleague I got to know that they have the faith that our Prophet had only one daughter Hazrat Fatima (RA). Can you refer to me the Ahadith from Sihah about correct numbers of their family members?
I came across a book called "Islamic Geography" by Dan Gibson. The author has presented a thesis based on his research (historical records, archaeological evidence etc.) that Mecca was not the original holy city of Islam - it was the city of Petra instead. Here is a link to the relevant section of the book: http://www.searchformecca.com/Mecca%20Question.pdf Can you look into these claims with academic honesty, and come up with a critique?
I wanted to know what exactly are the objections raised against Imam Abu Hanifah in the field of Hadith and your response to these.