- A series of lessons in explaining a concise yet comprehensive treatise in Aqeedah authored by the earliest Imaams of Hadeeth Abu Haatim Ar-Raazi and Abu Zur’ah Ar-Raazi
- This post will be regularly updated until the lessons are completed.
Lesson 5: The correct belief regarding Allah being above His Arsh; The different types of evidences to prove the elevated state of Allah. A description of the Arsh and Kursi. The meaning of the two attributes of Allaah: Fawqiyyah (Allaah being above creation) and Ma’iyyah (Allaah being with creation). A mention of some of the groups who deviated in this belief.
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Lesson 5: The correct belief regarding the Sahaabah: The virtue of the Rightly Guided Caliphs, those who were given the glad tidings of Jannah, the belief of the Raafidha, who they are and why they were named Raafidha, why we should not call them Shee’ah, and the correct stance towards the disputes which occurred between some of the Sahaabah.
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Lesson 4: The correct belief with regards to the Qur’an and the speech of Allaah, the attribute of voice, the stages of Al-Qadr, why evil is not ascribed to Allah and the falsehood of justifying sins using Qadr as a justification.
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Lesson 3: The correct belief regarding Imaan and proofs for it; who were the Murjia and the sects within them; the justice of Ahlus Sunnah towards the people of innovation; who are Murjia al-Fuqahaa; the different types of Kufr; the ruling of saying I am a Mu’min inshaAllaah and a clarification of the terms Shuroot As-Sihhan and Shuroot Al-Kamaal
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Lesson 2: A reading of the whole text – in order to provide context to the treatise, the whole text is read and translated with brief commentary.
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Aqeedah – Meaning of Aqeedah; Importance of Aqeedah; Historical reasons for deviation in Aqeedah; Names for Aqeedah in the books of the Salaf
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