The Sunni Unity Pledge

Imam Suhaib Webb has posted a pledge entitled “Pledge of Mutual Respect and Cooperation Between Sunni Muslim Scholars, Organizations, and Students of Sacred Knowledge” in which scholars like Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi, Shaykh Muhammad Alshareef, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, Shaykh Mokhtar Maghrouri, Imam Muhammad ibn Adam, Shaykh Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf, Imam Tahir Anwar, Dr. Abdal-Hakim Jackson, Shaykh Abdullah Adhami and others have signed.

Basically the pledge can be summarized into no condemning and “takfir’ing” of the different creeds, no attacks on scholars of different views from creed to fiqh to anything in Islam. In other words just love your Sunni brother and khalas! Imam Suhaib has added the list of scholars and activists who have signed it, so I’d like to make a list of all the Muslim bloggers around the world who endorse this pledge. Comment if your blog supports this pledge!

The story of the Pledge: How did it start?

There was a conference with a number of scholars in Wales in which Sh. Abdullah bin Bayyah was giving some lectures and presentations. After it was over the scholars including the above mentioned decided on what to do. The pledge idea came up and all the individual scholars thought of some points and it was compiled by Imam Zaid Shakir. It was then expanded with a mailing list and more scholars gave feedback and then it went public.

What you can do to help spread “The Sunni Unity Pledge”?

List of Muslim Bloggers/Blogs who endorse the Sunni Unity Pledge:

Bloggers/Blogs are in order of notification of support of the pledge.

75 Replies to “The Sunni Unity Pledge”

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  2. Alhamdulillah….That’s a nice start-up….and I pray that it goes on till we have the caliphate again….and get all of us, including all the sects as a single Ummah again….and pray that may Allah make it positive…Aameen.

    Iam also signing up this pledge….I sincerely hope that I wont be dying without a baiyah in my hands….and with a chain of jahiliya in my neck!!

  3. This pledge is nothing less than falsehood and for the sake of some dunya they have sold their akhirah out. There is only 1 creed and there is only one Islam, that is the Athari Creed which was the Creed of ALL the Sahaba and the thabieen. The Ashari creed is a perverted creed, and is rejected by the early scholars of Islam.

    This is a War on Sunni creed by the western heretics.

  4. Muhammad on January 8, 2008 at 4:53 pm said:

    This pledge is nothing less than falsehood and for the sake of some dunya they have sold their akhirah out. There is only 1 creed and there is only one Islam, that is the Athari Creed which was the Creed of ALL the Sahaba and the thabieen. The Ashari creed is a perverted creed, and is rejected by the early scholars of Islam.

    This is a War on Sunni creed by the western heretics.

    Well said.. this is shocking, and sad. May Allah straighten our affairs and unite us upon TRUTH. Ameen

  5. I hope all the Muslim Bloggers take part in this:

    assalamualaikum,
    I hope you are of best health and iman.

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    jazakaallah khair,
    walaikumsalam
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  6. AsSalaamu alaykum,

    You wrote (in a forum message posed May of 2007) “Sh. Waleed Basyouni, Sh. Yaser Birjas and Sh. AbdulBary Yahya have also signed it.”–i.e. the pledge. Can you please post a comment explaining where you got that information? I have been looking for an updated version of the pledge and the document on muslim matters still does not have their signatures. I am not really posting to support the pledge–as I don’t agree with it and Allaah knows best–but I would like to know who has signed it.

    Jazaak Allahu khayran.

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