Tag: Aḥmad al-Afghānī

Statements of the Scholars Concerning the Shīʿah

The position of jurists concerning one who curses the Sahābah, believing that such an act is permissible, is that he has committed an act of disbelief. If he curses them but does not believe that cursing them is permissible, then he is guilty of immorality, and not disbelief. Shaykh Aḥmad al-Afghānī [1] Imām ash-Shāfiʿī On one occasion, ash-Shāfiʿī said concerning the Shiʿah, “I have not seen among the heretics a people more famous for falsehood than the Rāfiḍī Shiʿah.”1 On another occasion he said, “Narrate knowledge from everyone you meet except the Rāfiḍī Shiʿah, because...

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Statements of the Scholars Concerning the Shee’ah

The position of jurists concerning one who curses the Ṣaḥābah, believing that such an act is permissible, is that he has committed an act of disbelief. If he curses them but does not believe that cursing them is permissible, then he is guilty of immorality, and not disbelief. Aḥmad al-Afghānī [1] Imām ash-Shāfiʿī On one occasion, ash-Shāfiʿī said concerning the Shiʿah, “I have not seen among the heretics a people more famous for falsehood than the Rāfiḍī Shiʿah.” [1] On another occasion he said, “Narrate knowledge from everyone you meet except the Rāfiḍī Shiʿah, because they...

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