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Author: Abdul Wahid Stephenson

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7 Quick Tips for Students of Fiqh

By Abdulwahid Stephenson  Linguistically, Fiqh means deep understanding. As a subject it is commonly translated as Islamic Jurisprudence and it refers to the practical application of the Quran and the Sunnah. There are four well known Madhahib, Schools of Fiqh, among the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jama’ah; Maliki, Hanafi, Shafi’i and Hanbali. Here are 7 pieces…

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11 Reflections on Hajj

Hajj is a symbol of the worshippers devotion to Allah. Every action is a reminder and a lesson of the journey to Allah and the afterlife. وَإِذْ بَوَّأْنَا لِإِبْرَاهِيمَ مَكَانَ الْبَيْتِ أَن لَّا تُشْرِكْ بِي شَيْئًا وَطَهِّرْ بَيْتِيَ لِلطَّائِفِينَ وَالْقَائِمِينَ وَالرُّكَّعِ السُّجُودِ And remember˺ when We assigned to Abraham the site of the House, ˹saying,˺ “Do…

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6 Questions on Imam Nawawi’s Forty Hadith 

As an introduction to the course, here are 6 important facts about the author and the book, translated and summarised from ‘Al-Daleel ilal-Mutoon al-’ilmiyyah’ by Abdulazziz ibn Ibrahim ibn Qasim What is the full name of the book?  It is called ‘Forty [Hadith] on the Foundations of Islam and the Principles of Ahkam’ (Al-Arba’oon fi…

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Tazkiyah al-Nafs: Actions of the Heart *FREE BOOKLET DOWNLOAD*

The worshipper is the one who seeks to master his nafs and not be enslaved by it. He is seeking to make it subservient to Allah, so he can be successful in this life and the hereafter. The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: There is a piece of flesh in the body if it becomes good…

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Madinah College at Goldsmiths University

Madinah College in partnership with Goldsmiths University ISOC held a short course on the foundations of Islam. The short course is prepared and delivered by Abdulwahid Stephenson, Shar’iah Graduate of the Islamic University of Madinah and founder of Madinah College London. It consists of 5 concise and comprehensive lectures on the sources of revelation, Islam,…