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The Two Categories of Allāh’s Attribute of Wanting and Understanding the Coexistence of Divine Decree and Free Will 

Ḥumayd ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān said: I heard Muʿawiyah (رضي الله عنه), while delivering the khuṭbah, say: I heard the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) say: “Whomever Allāh desires to be a means of goodness, He gives him understanding of this dīn…”1 Shaykh ʿAbd al-Muḥsin al-ʿAbbād comments: The Madh`hab of Ahl al-Sunnah wa-al-Jamāʿah Regarding the Names and Attributes of Allāh This ḥadīth confirms what many verses and a plethora of other aḥadīth signify that wanting is from among the characteristics of Allāh. As is well known, the madh`hab of Ahl al-Sunnah wa-al-Jamāʿah with regards to the Names and Attributes...

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