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Can Truth Be Found in Every Religion?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: (a) If perennialism has no place in Islam, should one believe that all people of the book who were given the message of Islam and didn’t accept it, are therefore, not following truth? (b) Could you please clarify where one draws the line at believing good of all religions […]

Does Sufism Inherently Feed Into Perennialism? Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

Perennialism – is the belief amongst some Muslims that all religious are valid paths to Allah a direct result of Sufism and the understanding of Islam as having multiple schools of thought? Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad answers in under three and half minutes. Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, also known as Timothy John Winter, is one of […]

Do you recommend the Study Quran?

The Study Quran is a 2000 page discussion of the Qur’an, by 15 contributors led by renowned scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr. Containing maps, annotations, timelines and indices, it is said to offer a rigorous analysis of the Qur’an’s theological, metaphysical, historical, and geographical teachings and backgrounds. Scholars and commentators from around the world have lauded […]

Universal Validity of Religions and the Issue of Takfir

Answered by Shaykh Nuh Ha Mim Keller and Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What is the Islamic stance on the claim that all religions are valid? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful and Compassionate Assalamu alaikum, In “On the validity of all religions..”, Sheikh Nuh Keller quotes Imam Nawawi as saying: “Someone who does […]