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August 2015

The Ghazalian response to deniers of causality

Atheists, especially those infatuated with science, these days increasingly seem to be arguing against causality. Their proof? Quantum physics. It is claimed that, at a subatomic level, "virtual particles" come into being out of nothing. The conclusion they draw from... Continue Reading →

Mutlaq & Muqayyad

Mutlaq - a word having a specific meaning that does not have a restrictive clause attached to it Muqayyad - a word having a specific meaning that has a restrictive clause attached to it. Ruling: If it is possible to... Continue Reading →

خطبة الكتاب (continued)

Īham - intending the distant meaning of a word: و ذهب رواؤه فعاد خلافا بلا ثمر "And its lustre has disappeared so it has become a dispute/argument (خلاف) without any fruit." خلاف also means a tree without fruit. So here... Continue Reading →

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