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  The Life of 'Abdullah Ibn al-Mubarak - Farhia Yahya
The pages of our Islamic history and heritage are filled with the lives of men and women whose influence on our history can only be retold by history itself. They served as beacons of light, illuminating the path set by this Ummah’s Messenger (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam), and yet they were the heroes who protected this very path. From amongst such figures are the likes of the great Imam and Jurist from Khurasan: 'Abdullah Ibn al-Mubarak. Download this new compilation (one of the few available in English) to gain an insight into the amazing life of this great personality.
  The Glad Tidings Given to Imam Ahmad Before the Great Trial - Farhia Yahya
‘The Prophet (sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam) sends you (O' Ibn Hanbal) his salaam and he says to you: Indeed Allah will test you with a great test, and surely he shall place you in a trial, but I have asked Him to make you patient therein, so do not worry.’ - Allah Ta'ala chooses people from amongst Mankind, then He strengthens them, prepares them and builds their character, inner power and faculty of mind so they can fulfill the Qadr. Sometimes, in order to best prepare these people, Allah ta’ala sends them glad tidings ahead of their trial.
  Abdullah Quilliam: Britain’s First Islamist? - Yahya Birt
The choice of Abdullah Quilliam (1856-1932), ennobled as the Sheikh of Islam of the British Isles in 1894 by the Ottoman caliph and by the Emir of Afghanistan, as a symbolic flag-bearer for British Islam is less straightforward than it might appear.
  In Memoriam – Shaykh ‘Abdul Ghaffar Hasan - Usama Hassan
A collection of biographies and tributes to a celebrated traditionist of Pakistan who passed away in the year 2007
  Abu Isma'il al-Harawi al-Ansari - Abu Rumaysah
A comprehensive biography of one of the prominent medieval scholars of Islam, Shaykh al-Islam Abu Isma?il al-Harawi, a celebrated Sunni traditionalist and an avowed detractor of Ash?arite speculative theologians, an expert exegete, traditionist and a leading Sufi of his time.
  Ibn al-Jawzi: A Lifetime of Da'wah - Abuz-Zubair
A biographical note on one of the famous medieval Hanbali scholars, known as Ibn al-Jawzi, who began his preaching career at the age of ten, thereby dedicating his entire life for da’wah, until he died at the age of eithy-six. The article briefly looks at his education, preaching career, his trial followed by his death; as it also analyses his criticisms of various ills in his society, as well as others’ criticisms of him on several issues.
  Obituary: Sheikh Abdul Qadir al-Arna'ut - Abu Eesa Niamatullah
There are two calamities when the true scholars of Islam pass away: the immediate loss of the individual from whom one can now not benefit from; and that the sacred knowledge running through the veins of such people is lost and passes away with its carrier. With the death of the 'ulemâ, we lose a portion of the legacy of Muhammad (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam)
  Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Life & Madhab - Abuz-Zubair
A discussion about various aspects of the life of Imam Ahmad, as well as his Madhab in Aqeedah, Fiqh, principles and some notable Hanbali scholars to-date. The objective of this piece is to briefly introduce the Hanbali Madhab to an average English reader.
  'Umar ibn 'Abdul-'Azeez: Khaleefah of the Taabi'een -
  Sheikh Muhammad Ibn 'Abdil-Wahhaab - Muhammad al-'Abdah
  Sahnoon - The Legendary Maliki Scholar of Qairawan - Hassan Ahmad
The famous Maliki jurist of Qairawan, author of the Mudawwanah the single most important Maliki reference.
  The biography of ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Ibn ‘Abdullah Ibn Baaz - Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
  Imam ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah -
  Sheikh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah - Muhammad al-'Abdah
  Sheikh 'Abdul 'Aziz Ibn Baz - Abuz-Zubair
  Fayrooz Ad-Daylamee - Alia Amer
  al-lzz ibn Abdus-Salam: The Sultan of the Ulama - Muhammed Sieny
A couragous scholar, who was not deterred by the majesty & awe of authorities from speaking out.
  Al-Juwaini, the Imam of Al-Haramayn - Ibrahim S. Abu-Saim
  al-Hasan al-Basri - Arafat K. El-Ashi
  Aishah Bint Abi Bakr -
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  Abu Hurairah -
  Abu Bakr as-Siddiq - Hamzah Qassim
  Abu Anas Shaheed: Teacher of the Mujahideen -
  'Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah Al-Sahmi -
  'Abdullah ibn 'Abbas -
  Abbad ibn Bishr -
  Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl: The Avowed Enemy - The Devout Mujahid - Hamzah Qassim
  Women of Paradise: Asmaa' bint Abi Bakr -
  Umm Amarah: The Prophet's Shield at Uhud - Hamzah Qassim

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