70 Sayings of Hasan al-Basri

MUSLIMOLOGY

Sayings of Hasan al-Basri

We ordinary Muslims and students of Islamic knowledge are a world apart from the Sahaba. But between the Sahaba and us were wise men like Hasan al-Basri, who had guidance for us in new and challenging situations.

Hasan al-Basri was a Tabi’i, grew up in the household of the Mother of the Believers, Umm Salama, was given tahnik and dua by Umar and was and one of the first true Sufis. He lived in a time of political turmoil, and was so intelligent the Mu’tazila (falsely) claim him as their founder. It is said his speech is closest to resembling that of the Prophetﷺ.

He is one of the biggest influences in my understanding of Islam and Muslims. His words guide and point me in the right direction when it comes to spirituality and politics amongst Muslims, two areas where their is much laxity and misunderstanding.

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Utah Police Officer Not Charged In Death Of Black Man On A Bike

F.T.M.F.P.!!!!

“The officers told him he was going to be arrested, but Harmon “bolted and ran.” As the trio of cops pursued him, Harmon “turned quickly” to face them, according to the Tribune.

Smith drew his Taser while Fox and the other officer drew their firearms. All three reported that Harmon threatened to cut them and that they saw him reaching for his pocket.

Investigators did find a knife on the ground at the scene, according to the newspaper.

In the footage, Fox can be heard shouting, “I’ll f—ing shoot you!” before he fires off three rounds just as the other officer discharges his stun gun.”

https://blackamericaweb.com/2017/10/09/utah-police-officer-not-charged-in-death-of-black-man-on-a-bike/