Category Scholarship

When Will I Be Famous?

Salam Imam al-Ghazali resigned from his teaching position at the height of his career after he realised his heart was preoccupied with seeking fame, prestige and attention. He abandoned everything and went on a journey to rectify himself, after which…

Sunni Tribalism

“Our Shaykh is a leading authority on X number of sciences” Do not be fooled by such statements. Yes, your Shaykh studied these sciences, but that does not make him a leading expert on those subjects.