Notes Volume 2
The Excellent Innovation in the Qur'an&Hadith+Ibn
By Gibril Fuad Haddad
With Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali's
The Sunna of the Caliphs
Published by Aqsa Publications UK (March 2006)
-from al-Bayhaqi's al-Madkhal ila al-Sunan al-Kubra'
'The common person's Imitation of the Learned One'
-Ibn Rajab's Commentary on the Hadith
'You Must Follow My Sunna and the Sunna of the
Well Guided Successors'
An Innovation of Misguidance: Unenlightened Feminism
The purpose of this book is to do away once and
for all perilous misconceptions and to present over 160 proofs for the Sunni
understanding of Sunna and bid'a as it was - and continues to be - set forth in
classical, moderate, mainstream Islam according to the Sunni Salaf and Khalaf
including the four schools of fiqh.
'The present work is tribute to those prestigious
predecessors. It is intended as a presentation of their thought on some of the
core issues and principles of the sunna'
Dr. Gibril Fouad Haddad was born in Beirut in
1380/1960. He embraced Islam while a graduate student in French literature at
Columbia University in New York. He lives in Damascus. Since 1997 he has
published many translations of classical texts by the living masters of the past
during his caliphate gathered the multifarious groups praying tarawih into a
single congregation. Ubay ibn Ka'b said: 'This was not done before!" Umar
Said I am fully aware of this, but it is excellent! He also said: 'What a fine
innovation this is'