Do the Differences Between the Legal Schools Render Our Worship Full of Errors?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam aleikum, Why do schools of fiqh contradict themselves to the point that something valid in one school is invalid in another school like wudu after touching a woman for example? If we say that there is valid opinions that could be wrong, wouldn’t that imply that we have […]

Keeping One’s Faith While Navigating Differences of Opinion

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: Assalamualaykum,   My heart is heavy and I’m facing a dilemma.  I’ve been following Shafi’i school, but then I came across the Fiqh of Imam Ja’Far Shadiq and the teachings of Ahlul Bayt and started following that. Then I was introduced to Sufism.  Then I tried to combine what […]

Adab al-Ikhtilaf by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari – Cambridge Khutbas

Adab al-Ikhtilaf by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari – Cambridge Khutbas In it he addresses the perennial problem of the lack of respect for others with different opinions. He explains the nature of the unity of ahl al-sunnah wa-l-jama’ah and the proper adab (manners) for engaging in debate and respectful disagreement. Listen to this talk Download this […]

A Reader on Following Schools of Thought (Madhabs)

Why Follow a Madhab and How to Choose One What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one? Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs? Would you advise individuals to study hadith from al-Bukhari and Muslim on their own? Understanding the Four Madhhabs Shaykh Murabtal Haaj’s Fatwa on Following One of the Four Accepted Madhhabs How […]