Tag: Arguing مجادلة

Hadith on Silence: The Prophet’s wise silence at times of controversy

April 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If my companions are mentioned, then be restrained. If the stars are mentioned, then be restrained. If the divine decree is mentioned, then be restrained.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 10302 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Character: A house in paradise for those with honesty and character

March 16, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever abandons lies in support of falsehood, then a house will be built for him in the surroundings of Paradise. Whoever abandons arguments even though he is right, then a house will be built for him in its middle. And […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Do not argue, mock, or break your promises

May 27, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not argue with your brother, do not make fun of your brother, and do not make a promise for him only to break it.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1995 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ  عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: I would love for everyone to have the knowledge that I have

April 11, 2016

Ibn Rajab reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, I will pass over a verse from the Book of Allah and I would love for all of the people to know it as I know it.” Source: Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam 13 Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I never […]

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Hadith on Ayyub: The Prophet Job would disliked men to argue in the name of Allah

February 4, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Job the Prophet of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, remained in his trial for eighteen years while he was rejected by relatives and strangers alike, except for two men among the closest of his brothers. They would visit […]

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As-Suyuti on Law: There is no condemnation for Muslims who follow different scholarly opinions

August 10, 2015

As-Suyuti said, “A principle of Islamic law states that there is no condemnation of others in matters of scholarly disagreement. Rather, there is only condemnation in matters upon which all the scholars have agreed.” Source: Al-Ashbah wa Natha’ir 2/35 Ibn Taymiyyah said, “Whoever acts according to the opinions of scholars in matters of juristic discretion (ijtihad) […]

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Hadith on Companions: Do not say anything bad about the Prophet’s companions

October 27, 2014

Anas reported: There was a discussion between Khalid ibn Al-Waleed and Abdur Rahman ibn Awf. Khalid said to him, “You were presumptuous with us in days gone by.” It was mentioned to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Leave my companions alone. By the one in whose hand is my […]

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Hadith on Satan: The devil sits in the presence of those who curse each other

September 2, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A man reviled Abu Bakr while the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was sitting down. That made the Prophet impressed by Abu Bakr and he smiled. Then, Abu Bakr reviled the man with the same words as him and the Prophet became angry and he stood to leave. Abu Bakr went to […]

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Hadith on Reconciliation: Where is he who swore by Allah he would not do good?

January 23, 2014

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, heard the loud voices of two men in a dispute at the door. One was asking the other to lessen his debt and was pleading with him to show leniency, and the other said, “By Allah, I will not do that!” The Messenger […]

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Umar on Islam: The community will be harmed by arguments, hypocrites, and misguidance

January 17, 2014

Ziyad ibn Hudair reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab said to me, “Do you know what will ruin Islam?” I said no. Umar said, “Islam will be ruined by the faults of scholars, the arguments of hypocrites over the Book, and the judgment of misguided leaders.” Source: Sunan Ad-Darimi 214 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Kathir […]

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