Seeking Sacred Sunni Knowledge

A Refutation of Anthony Rogers that Ahmad ibn Hanbal supported anthropomorphism


The christian missionary, who has quite the record of lying upon Islam, recently claimed that the aayaat and ahadith that seem anthropomorphic in nature were understood “literally” by Ahmad ibn Hanbal and the orthodox Sunnis.

Herein is a brief refutation and defense of Imam Ahmad put together by myself and CallingChristians:


Thanks to Abdur-Rahman Khattab and those who assisted in this endeavor. I have a feeling we are going to have to make the effort to refute him further, with more detail from the orthodox understanding. May Allah guide him and us aameen!

Ibn Baz Defends the ‘Wahhabiyya’ and calls them such!



It is interesting to note that the pseudo-salafis of our age, in their darkness and evil, refuse to be called “Wahhabis”. They take offense and even go to extremes in defending their innovated title of “salafi” over the ascription of others who call them “wahhabis”.

However, Bin Baz, their arch Imam in evil, anthropomorphism, treachery of the Muslims by releasing his fatwa that allowed the land of the sacred ka’abah – a land in which our very Prophet Muhammad still is alive within His grave, ‘alayhis salat wa salam, – to be inhabited by an army that defends the very emblems of economic tyranny through cursed usury, political oppression, imperialism,  called the wahhabis all sorts of wonderful names:

وليست الوهابية حسب تعبير الكاتب بدعاً في إنكار مثل هذه الأمور البدعية، بل عقيدة الوهابية: هي التمسك بكتاب الله وسنة رسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم، والسير على هديه، وهدي خلفائه الراشدين، والتابعين لهم بإحسان، وما كان عليه السلف الصالح، وأئمة الدين والهدى، أهل الفقه والفتوى في باب معرفة الله، وإثبات صفات كماله ونعوت جلاله

“… Rather! The creed of the wahhabiyya is holding fast with the Book of Allah, the Sunnah of His Messenger, traversing upon His guidance, and the guidance of his rightly guided Caliphs, and those who follow them in good, and whatever the righteous forefathers were upon, and whatever the Imams of the Religions were upon, and the people of fiqh and fatwa in regards the gnosis of Allah, and affirming the attributes of Allah etc etc etc….”

All lies, but the point here is that he clearly professes the “Creed of the Wahabiyyah!”

Source the very site of binbaz in Saudi Arabia:

May Allah guide the Wahhabiyyah back to the pure Sunnah, the way of the righteous forefathers, and the Imams of the Muslims! May Allah allow their da’wah of evil to be overthrown, their plague removed, and the Sunni orthodoxy once again to gain control of the two Harams! Aameen!

Refuting the "Wahhabis"

We all know – unless you have been hiding in a ravine or a cave, an idea that seems rather rational in our times – that the “Wahhabis” a.k.a. pseudo “Salafis”, have tried to strip this Ummah of any barakah by promoting their evil bida’ah and misguidance, in open contradiction to the Ijma‘ of the Muslims. There is a wonderful site, full of solid research, that thoroughly answers their anthropomorphic creed and deviant fiqh:


May Allah aide them in their efforts to remove this cancer from our Ummah Amin!

Have a look and read!


Shafi'i Fiqh Course Online With Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan: Fiqh Al Manhaji

This is going to be a great class masha’Allah! Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan teaches Mughni Al Muhtaj of Khatib Ash-Shirbini at Dar Al Ulum Al Arabiyyah Wal Islamiyyah with Ijazah! Great Faqih! Be sure and sign up! If you want to learn the madhhab – even if Hanafi or Maliki, this is a great opportunity to do so!


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Salamu ‘alaykum all,

Shafi’i Institute | will be broadcasting online with Shaykh Abdur Rahman Khan – graduate of Dar Al Ulum Al Arabiyyah wal Islamiyyah and teacher of Mughni Al-Muhtaj since 2006 – a seven week course on Fiqh Al-Manhaji of Drs. Mustafa Bugha, Mustafa Alkhin, and ‘Ali Ash-Sharjabi. This course will cover the first chapter of Taharah (ritual purification) in English and will cover the proofs of the school for the views expressed of the Shafi’i madhhab. Topics such aswudu‘, najasat, and other sub categories (furu‘) will be discussed. There will be time for questions and answers insha’allah. The course will be starting Nov. 12th 2011 and conveniently held every Saturday after at 10pm +2 GMT. The fee is $50USD, however if someone is unable to pay the amount, we offer financial aid. All money goes to paying the ‘Ulama‘ here at as well all the overhead costs of the course.

If you would like to attend the online course follow the instructions here:


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We hope to see you in class insha’Allah!

The Shafi’i Institute team

Class on Maliki Usul

Legal Foundations of the Maliki: A Study of Al-Isharat fi Usul al-Fiqh of Abu al-Walid al-Baji

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