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Quote of Al-Bukharee that was used by the author for additional proof on the four principles.

  • 2 slight variations from the original quote of (Al-Bukhari) and why:
  • Who is Al-Bukhari?
  • Why did the author use a chapter title from al- Bukhari to substantiate his point?
  • Comments on the verse (Know that none has the right to be worshiped except Allah, and ask forgiveness of your Lord for your sins)
  • Rule in Usool al-Fiqh. Does speech directed to the Prophet PBUH include us?

The structure of the Book, Al-Usool Althalatha.

  • Chapter 1: The Four Fundamental Principles.
  • Chapter 2: The Three Matters.

a. Lordship with 6 sub-categories

b. Shirk - Tawheed Al-Uluhieh

c. Statement on Wala and Bara

  • Chapter 3: Statement on Milet Ibrahim
  • Chapter 4: The Three Fundamental Principles (The core of the book)

It's disputed if Chapter 1, 2, and 3 were added as an intro by the author or his students.

CHAPTER 2

Know may Allah have mercy upon you, that it is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female, to learn and act upon the following three matters:

  • Why did he specify females when they are already addressed
  • He specified (Muslim). Are non-Muslims not addressed in these matters?
  • Are non-Muslims addressed in principle and secondary matters?

The first of the three matters here has 6 sub-categories:

  1. That Allah created us
  2. Proof on that from the Koran, Sunnah, intellect (al-Shafey, Ahmad, Abu Hanifah)
  3. Very strong and moving poem on Allah SWT The Creator by Ibrahim Ali
  4. A Bedouins response when asked about the existence of Allah?

 

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