Striving to Come to the Truth

by The Albaani Site

Questioner: There’s a very big issue relating to aqidah, namely the Ash’aris, we find that a lot of universities in Arab countries study the Ash’ari aqidah, and we ask Allaah for safety, we find that the aqidah is not in agreement with Ahlus-Sunnah, and this is something that is hidden from many, and many students of knowledge argue about this issue without knowledge even though the scholars, major scholars have differed so it is obligatory that the students of knowledge …

Al-Albaani: This, unfortunately, is the case today, but, “… whoever Allaah wants to guide–He expands his breast to [contain] Islaam,” [An’aam 6:125], and the poet said, ‘And whoever wants loftiness, spends his nights awake,’ i.e., a person who wants to know the truth concerning those things the people have differed in has to strive, and he has to study, if he is a person of knowledge he can study himself, and if he is not then it is as He, the Most High, said, “So ask the people of the message if you do not know.” [Nahl 16:43]

This is enough for now, my son. As-salaamu alaikum.

Al-Hudaa wan-Noor, 258.