Al-Bidah Its General Rules and its Evil Effect upon the Ummah By Dr. Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Nasir al Faqihi
Author: Dr. Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Nasir al Faqihi
Size: 5.8 x 8.3 inches
Publication Year: 2013
About This Book:
Dr. Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Nasir al Faqihi's "Al-Bidah: Its General Rules and its Evil Effect on the Ummah" is a scholarly discussion of the notion of Bid'ah (innovation) within the Islamic setting. Dr. Ali aims to uncover the complexities of Bid'ah in this illuminating study, analyzing its general principles and the destructive influence it can have on the unity and integrity of the Muslim community (Ummah). The author provides readers with a complete explanation of the origins, manifestations, and implications of Bid'ah by drawing on Quranic texts, Hadith, and historical context.
This chapter establishes the parameters of Bid'ah within the Islamic framework and defines it. Dr. Ali investigates the linguistic and religious meanings of innovation, distinguishing between acceptable and unacceptable advances that diverge from Islam's true teachings.
The Quranic View of Bid'ah
This chapter delves into Quranic passages about innovation to see how the holy text tackles the concept of Bid'ah. Dr. Ali offers a nuanced interpretation of crucial passages, offering light on the concepts that Muslims use to distinguish between authorized actions and innovations that may jeopardize the purity of Islam.
Bid'ah and Hadith
This section examines the Hadith literature to understand the Prophet's perspective on innovation, focusing on Prophet Muhammad's sayings. Dr. Ali classifies several forms of Bid'ah as expressed in Hadith, providing readers with insights into the Prophet's teachings on the preservation of true Islamic customs.