Tag: Excommunication التكفير
Ibn Al-Qayyim on Unbelief: A Muslim who denies faith out of ignorance or misinterpretation is not an unbeliever
Share By Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org Ibn Al-Qayyim writes in his book, Madarij As-Salikeen: The unbelief of denial is of two types: absolute unbelief in general without restriction, and specific unbelief with restrictions. As for the absolute unbelief, it is denial in general of what Allah has revealed to His Messenger. As for the [...]
Share Answered by Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org Question: There is a Muslim in our community who has killed himself. Is it permissible to pray over him? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful A Muslim who commits suicide is considered as having committed a major sin, but they do not leave [...]
Share By Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org Ibn Kathir writes in his commentary on Surah An-Nisa: Al-Bukhari recorded that Ibn Abbas said that the verse: أَطِيعُواْ اللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُواْ الرَّسُولَ وَأُوْلِى الاٌّمْرِ مِنْكُمْ Obey Allah and obey the Messenger, and those of you who are in authority. (4:59) “This was revealed about Abdullah bin Hudhafah bin [...]
Ibn Taymiyyah on Disbelief: Does an act of infidelity always necessitate Absolute Unbelief, Kufr Al-Akbar?
Share By Abu Amina Elias for FaithinAllah.org Ibn Taymiyyah writes in his book Majmu’ Al-Fatawa: Excommunication (takfeer) is part of Allah’s threat (but not a promise), for even if a person denies something said by the Messenger he might be a man who is new to the teachings of Islam, or perhaps he lived in [...]