Confusion

Confused Muslims

Why are we inconsistent? We say that the last infallible human being was the Prophet peace be upon him. Yet, we treat the Salaf (predecessors) and the Tabi’een (generation following the Salaf) as if they’re infallible. What many Muslims miss on is the fact that when the Prophet peace be upon him spoke of the Salaf…

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…

The Delusional Salafi

I have a question that I still can’t find the answer to. Since when did 1400 years of traditional Islamic scholarship, with a countless number of traditional Muslim scholars coming from as far east as China, and going as far west as Andalusia, have been reduced to 7 individuals? I’m speaking from a personal experience…