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The article deals with the ideologies of a group of Muslims who call themselves "the Qur’ānites" who believe only in the Qur’ān and deny the sunna [the Prophet Muhammad’s tradition] altogether.
The author speaks about the absent role of the Islamic religious institution and gives his perception of the role it should play. He believes that the Islamic religious institution is not able to spread an awareness of Islam in the West, which believes Islam to be the new enemy of western...
Interview with Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, Grand Sheikh of the Azhar, about a range of actual subjects in Egypt, including regulating pilgrimage, his opposition to the embargo of Iraq, religious censorship, the new magazine of the Azhar, a fatwa on taking loans, presenting religious personalities...
The writer says that the issue of intercession was settled by scholars a long time ago. He also stresses that this intercession is for Muslim believers only.
Some scholars think that intercession by the prophet Mohammed does not exist, while others do not. Each group has its own evidence, but we can not deny the fact that both parties exaggerate in their attempts to prove their credibility. It is worth mentioning that each party tries to prove its...
Sheikh Al-Qaradawi discussed the opinions of Dr. Mustafa. He agreed with him in some of his opinions, but he disagreed with him in most of them. At the end of his discussion, he asked Dr. Mustafa to discuss his opinion with Muslim scholars and he will surely change his opinion.
On the list of the most hateful practices, injustice ranks very high. Since injustice is so incompatible with Islamic order, we need to make sure that it applies to all people, particularly those who are vulnerable to abuse of power by others.
The author of this article contends that the public discussion of Islamic issues in newspapers leads to confusion in the minds of the public, leads to splits in the Islamic world, and serves the enemies of Islam. When there is an issue raised such as the intercession or the denial of the Sunna, it...
The controversy over the reality of Prophet Mohammed’s intercession on Doomsday has been dramatically aggravated after controversial thinker Dr. Moustafa Mahmoud repeatedly emphasized that there is no such a thing as intercession. His opinion stirred the emotions of Sheikhs and Muslim scholars who...
Among the leading opponents to what Dr. Mustafa Mahmoud is saying about the non-existence of the intercession of the Prophet Muhammed and the rejection of the Sunna is Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashem, president of the prestigious Azhar University. In this interview with Al-Musawwar he tried to answer all...
The author does not believe in the intercession of the Prophet Mohammed for believers on the Day of Judgment and he gives three proofs for his stance.
[Also repeated in Al-Ahrar May 26, 1999] Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, the State Mufti of Egypt, says there is no dispute over the intercession of the Prophet Mohammed for Muslims on the Day of Judgment and gives two Qur’anic references to back his stance.
An answer to an article written in Al-Ahram on May 5, 1999 by Dr. Mustafa Mahmoud in which he said that intercession [by the Prophet Mohammed for Muslims on the Day of Judgment] is not valid and this is because the holy verses [in the Qur’an] contradict the Hadith.
Three MPs submitted an interpellation about information published in a number of newspapers indicating that a group led by Dr. Sa’ad Eddin Ibrahim, Director of the Ibn Al-Khaldoun Center for Development Studies, has compiled a book recommended to be taught as part of religious syllabus at pre-...
Dr. Mustafa Mahmoud’s reply to the angry reactions to his understanding concerning the intercession of the Prophet Mohammed for Muslims on the Day of Judgment. [He doesn’t believe that the Prophet Mohammed can intercede for believers.]
Dr. Mahmoud argues that there cannot be any form of intercession on the Day of Judgment because if it happened it would be a form of injustice and favoritism, and this is impossible taking into consideration the justice of Allah. The Azhar scholars have criticized him for this view.
Dr. Mustafa Mahmoud recently provoked the anger of many Muslim scholars and the general public, by his recent denial of the concept of the Prophet Mohammed’s intercession on behalf of believers on the Day of Judgment.
The intercession of the Prophet Mohammed is confirmed by the Holy Qur’an and the Sunna. Two references from the Qur’an are given in support of this matter.
The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi was asked if the Qur’an specifically indicated the intercession of the prophet Mohammed on behalf of Muslim sinners. His answer is given.
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