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 […]

Is It Permissible to Use Mushrooms to Gain Spiritual Openings?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam’aleykum My brother went to a place where they take mushrooms for spiritual healing. He said that in a few days he was able to get what some people may get after 10 years in spiritual training and that it made him see that all religions are true. What […]

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 […]

Does the Qur’an Affirm the Validity of Practicing Judaism and Christianity?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been told since childhood that the only religion that is accepted is Islam and I did some research online and I saw the verse “And whoever seeks religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of […]

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 […]