Tag: Lesser Unbelief الكفر الأصغر

Ibn Taymiyyah on Unbelief: A person may commit an act of disbelief but be excused for his honest ignorance

January 22, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “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 a country far away or something else like that; this person does […]

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Hadith on Oaths: Swearing by other than Allah is an act of idolatry

May 9, 2012

Sa’d ibn Ubaida reported: Ibn Umar heard a mean swearing, “No, by the Ka’bah!” So he said to him: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever swears by other than Allah has committed an act of idolatry.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 3251 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Sin: The faith of a believer leaves him whenever he commits a major sin

March 26, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The adulterer is not a believer while he is committing adultery. The drinker of wine is not a believer while he is drinking wine. The thief is not a believer while he is stealing. The plunderer is not a believer while […]

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Hadith on Repentance: The man whom Allah forgave because of his Godfearing deed despite his error in belief

December 1, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man had indulged himself in sin, so when death approached he enjoined his sons saying: When I die you should burn me, pulverize me, and scatter me to the winds over the sea. By Allah, if Allah is capable he will […]

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