July 1986: Page 1, 2, 3, 4

Submitters Perspective

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What Price Muslim Unity

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(2) Sunna: actions falsely attributed to the Prophet.

(3) Unanimity      (Ijmaa’) : an anti-Qur’anic principle which states that if the scholars unanimously agreed on something, it must be correct!!! This defies the Qur’anic statements in 6:116, 12:103 & 12:106 indicating that the majority of any people invariably follow the wrong path; even the majority of believers are destined to fall into idol-worship (see 12:106).

(4) Analogy  (Qiyas): the principle of comparing new situations and circumstances with old established jurisprudence that is not based totally on Qur’an.

The fact that the Muslims of today have adopted five sources of jurisprudence is a loud declaration that the Muslims have rejected Qur’an, and refused to believe God. For the Qur’an states repeatedly that it is complete (6:115, 20:114), perfect (6:38), fully detailed (6:114), and that it shall be the only source of religious guidance and jurisprudence  (6:19). Verse 19 of Sura 6 states that the adoption of any other sources besides Qur’an  is tantamount to setting other gods besides God. Ironically, the Qur’an itself has prophecied such desertion of its teachings (see 25:30).

The immediate result of the Muslims rejection of God’s revelations is dismissal from God’s grace, and deprivation from understanding Qur’an. Verse 40 of Sura 7 states: Surely, those who reject our revelations and disregard them, the gates of heaven will never open up for them ( to accept

their prayers), nor will they enter Paradise; their admission into Paradise is as impossible as having a camel pass through the eye of a needle. Such is our retribution for the wicked.

The principle reason for the existence of sects in today’s Islam, in total defiance of God and His Prophet, is the false doctrines known as Hadith & Sunna. Centuries after the Prophet’s death, the Shafe’i sect was created because Imam Shafe’i believed that the Prophet had behaved in a certain manner as he walked, talked, prayerd, bathed, etc. The same thing happened when Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Malek, Imam Ibn Hanbal, and others came up with different opinions regarding the Prophet’s actions and way of life. With the initiation of these sects, the followers of each Imam bitterly accused all others of apostasy and paganism. Many of them invented Hadiths condemning the followers of rival sects. Today, these strong rivalries still exist among the Sunni sects, as well as between the Sunnis and the Shi’as.

The price of Muslim unity, dignity, victory, and guaranteed superiority in this world is to uphold Qur’an, the whole Qur’an, and nothing but Qur’an. The Muslims have to give up all innovations, superstitions, traditions, Hadith, Sunna, and all non-Quranic religious regulations.

In order to attain unity and God’s promise of sovereignty on earth, the Muslims have to abandon all excuses for setting up sources of religious guidance other than Qur’an: they have to believe God when He states that Qur’an is complete, perfect, fully detailed, and shall be the only source of religious guidance (see 6:19,38,114).




Due to unfortunate mix-up in the typing and printing of the last issue of MUSLIM PERSPECTIVE, some numbers of verses and suras in the main article came out erroneous.
The following are the correct numbers:

The morning and sunset prayers are mentioned in 11:114.
The noon prayer is mentioned in 17:78.
The morning and night prayers are mentioned by name in 24:58.
The afternoon prayer is mentioned in 2:238.

We apologize for this mix-up and ask God’s forgiveness for our forgetfulness and mistakes