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Renew your connection to the Quran this Ramadan

As a Ramadan special, all Islamosaic prints titles ordered through CreateSpace are 20% off when you use the discount code “KGRVPHBE” Etiquette With the Quran • The Ultimate Conspectus • Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers • Sharḥ al-Waraqāt

[NEW PRINT] Sharḥ Al-Waraqāt: Al-Maḥallī’s notes on Imām al-Juwaynī’s introduction to Islamic jurisprudence

Islamosaic is honored to announce that Sharḥ Al-Waraqāt is now available in print. It is currently available exclusively through CreateSpace (nb: and now Amazon). Additional announcements will be made as more options become available over the next few weeks. The product page will always have the a current list. Islamic jurisprudence concerns the knowledge and skills required of Muslim jurists and the …

Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers is a #1 New Release on Amazon

In the Name of God, Most Merciful and Compassionate Dear Readers, Thanks to you, the recently released Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers is currently the number the #1 New Release on Amazon in both the “Hadith” and “Sunnism Islam” categories. Please help me maintain this ranking by leaving a positive book review and by letting others know about it. Shukran for your kind support.

[NEW PRINT] Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers

by Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī & Ibn Mulaqqin Islamosaic is honored to announce that Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers is now available in print. It is currently available exclusively through CreateSpace. Additional announcements will be made as more options become available over the next few weeks. The product page will always have the a current list. This volume presents two primers on the …

[NEW ePUB] Ḥadīth Nomenclature Primers

This volume presents two primers on the discipline of ḥadīth nomenclature (muṣṭalaḥ al-ḥadīth) and the authentication of transmitted reports. They are Nukhbat al-fikar (“Chosen Thoughts on the Nomenclature of Ḥadīth Experts”) by Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī (773–852AH); and Al-Tadhkirah (“The Memorandum”) by ʿIbn al-Mulaqqin (723–804AH). These primers were written to facilitate speedy mastery of the discipline’s core material. Although the primers …

[NEW ePUB] Ibn Juzay’s Sufic Exegesis

Ibn Juzay al-Kalbī began his exegesis of the Quran with a short introduction to the various disciplines related to explaining the Quran. One of the topics he included is sufism. The basic concern of sufism is the heart: knowing its good and bad qualities, how to rid it of bad qualities, and how to instill it with the good. Ibn …

[NEW ePUB] Ibn Rajab’s Refutation of Those Who Do Not Follow The Four Schools

Ibn Rajab’s essay The Refutation of Those Who Follow Other Than The Four Schools advocates for the necessity of following Islamic legal scholarship in general, and legal scholarship in particular. A large portion of the essay covers the history of the development of Islamic scholarship and how the Muslim Community came to recognize scholars as the source for authoritative knowledge. …

[NEW ePUB] Al-Waraqāt: Imām al-Juwaynī’s introduction to Islamic jurisprudence

NEW E-BOOK from Islamosaic Imām al-Juwaynī’s short Al-Waraqāt fī uṣūl al-fiqh has been the first contact students of Islamic law have with the subject for almost a millennium. This translation aims to do the same for English speaking audiences. Its contents include epistemology, language, sources of law, methodology for research and interpretation, the conditions for exercising personal reasoning (ijtihād). You …