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Article: A Person’s Silence In Time When Clarification Is Needed Is Considered His Approval and Clarification - A Response To The Deceptive Misquotation of Abu ʿAliyah and Those With Him by Abu Ismaʿeel Mustafa George DeBerry

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logo redOur brother Abū Ismaʿīl Muṣṭafá George responds to the deceit of Abū ʿĀliyah Lamont Battle and his students who erroneously claim there is Ijmā (consensus) that silence does not indicate approval, nor does it negate it. They conveniently omit the rest of the principle that specify instances where a person's silence in time when clarity is needed does, in fact, indicate his approval or dissaproval, as the case may be.

Pivotal Quote

 Shaykh ʿAbd al-Raḥmān as- Ṣa ʿidī (died 1376H.) stated in his summarized treatise on fiqh principles:

“Principle number 11: An opinion is not attributed to a silent person, except if that person remains silent at the time where clarification is sought. 

 

 

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