Archive for 'SECTS'
Once the Quran came to be deemed not self-sufficient and the need was felt to supplement it with hadiths and ijtihads, the rise of numerous sects was inevitable. The four sects prevalent today of the Sunni [...]
Despite the great number of orders (tarikats), each widely differing from the other, and altogether apart from the Quran’s teaching, for lack of space, we shall dwell on the worship of sheikhs and certain incontestable truths [...]
Despite the fact that there is no mention either in the sects or in the hadiths, we shall try to show the superstitions, believed by ignorant people to form a part of the religion and exploited [...]
The book, edited and published by Bedir Publishing House with a laudatory introduction about its author, Erzurumlu Ibrahim Hakký, is an example of work produced by an abysmally ignorant and biased author, greatly acclaimed by many [...]
There have been in the past instances of idolization of prophets and saints, concoctions of manuals and divisions among the devotees into factions against the explicit warning of God’s admonitions. The objection raised by the clergy [...]
God is the unique source of religion. The Quran is His revelation. But, according to the sectarians Islam is made up of God + the hadiths + the companions of the Prophet + the decrees of [...]
What was the driving force behind the wish to kill prophets for the sake of handmade idols, if not traditions? 170 – When they are told: “Follow what God has revealed,” they say, “No, we follow [...]