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Tawhid-ul-Asma' wal-Sifat

The difference between Allah's Names and Attributes169

Q 4: What is the difference between the Names and Attributes of Allah (Exalted be He)?...

Permissibility of calling one by a name which Allah has called Himself129

Q: I am pleased to direct this humble letter to Your Eminence, as I am addressing one of the most prominent personalities in the Islamic world. I hope that you will be patient enough to read my letter. May Allah grant you the best of rewards.Dhul-Jalali wal-Ikram (The Possessor of Majesty and Honor...

Translation of the Names of Allah135

Q: I would like to ask you a question on which scholars have different opinions. We know from the Qur'an and the Sunnah of the Messenger (peace be upon him) that Allah's Attributes are Divinely revealed. Thus, we should stick to those He has proven for Himself, deny what He denied for Himself, and ...

The claim that there are only twenty Attributes of Allah146

Q 12: I read in the book of Tawdih Al-`Aqidah Al-Mufidah Fi `Ilm Al-Tawhid Li Sharh Al-Mazidah that was written by Ahmad Al-Dardir and was commented by Shaykh Husayn Abdul-Rahim. It is the second part of the course of the fourth year in t...

Kufr concerning the Attributes of Allah150

Q 3 and 4: What is meant by Kufr (disbelief) concerning the Attributes of Allah and is there a difference between a hard-line scholar and an allegorical interpreter in this matter?...

The Attribute of Coming121

Q 1: It is well known that Ta'wil (allegorical interpretation) is one of the controversial issues among the Salaf (righteous predecessors) and the Khalaf (successors). We advocate the view of the Salaf. I was asked about the Hadith mentioned by Shaykh Nasir Al-Din Al-Albany ...

Will and Predestination138

Q 9: We know that 'Ibadah (worship) is determined by the Will of Allah; were it not for this Will, no one would have performed `Ibadah. Sin is determined by the Will of Allah as well; but for this Will, no one would have sinned. Although Allah is never unjust , why does He reward those who worship...

That there is alternatively relative232

Q 1: Can any Ummah (nation), however powerful, destroy another if Allah does not will it?...

Can any Ummah (nation), however126

Q 2: Is a person sinful when ascribing one of Allah's Attributes (Exalted be He) to another person whether old or young?...

The Attribute of Descent134

Q 2: I had a discussion with a person educated in modern sciences. He was a teacher at the university of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast. He said: "Your Lord descends during the last part of every night to the lowest he...