Ash’ari – What’s in a name?

One of the terms that are thrown around by some Muslims that like to label other Muslims is “Ash’ari”. Whenever I hear this term, or any term for that matter, being used to label any Muslim, my first reaction is revulsion, followed by the question: what do you mean by “Ash’ari”? I ask this question…

My Way or Hell’s Way

I can hypothetically bet, and win this bet, that just about every single Muslim that is reading these words would have at least heard, if not directly been warned, that such and such scholar is a deviant, or a Sufi, or an Ash’ari, or a Matouridi, or a Wahhabi, or a Salafi, or a this…