Tag: al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī

The Virtues of Ḥadīth and Its People

The Ḥadīth is honour. Whoever wants the world for it will get the world, and whoever wants the Hereafter by it will get the Hereafter. Al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī The Virtues of Ḥadīth [1] From ʿAbdullāh Ibn ʿUmar Ibn al-‘Ās who said that the Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: “Relate from me even if it is one āyah and report from the Children of Isrāʿīl and there is no problem. And whoever lies upon me, then let him take his seat in the Fire.”2 [2] ʿAbdullāh Ibn al Mubārak said: “The isnād (chain of narrators for ḥadīth) is from the Religion.” Through another...

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An Issue Concerning the Attributes of Allāh

So the basic principle (asl) is that speech about the Attributes is speech about the Essence (dhaat) of Allāh, so it follows it in that and takes it as a model of example. Al-Khaṭīb al-Baghdādī (d. AH 463) Introduction Verily the praise is for Allāh, we seek His aid and guidance.  And we seek refuge from the evils of our own selves and from the evils of our actions. Whomsoever Allāh guides, then none can misguide him. And whosoever He misguides, then there is no guide for him.  And I testify that there is no deity worthy of worship besides Allāh alone, without any associates.  And...

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