بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
“A ruling with regards to the muslim doctor signing the death certificate of a cremated corpse”
A questioner says, “Indeed, the man-made laws of these countries allow the cremation of the dead corpse, and the Muslim doctor is requested to sign the
"O you who believe! Do your duty to Allah and fear Him. Seek the means of approach to Him, and strive hard in His Cause as much as you can. So that you may be successful."
[Surat Al-Mā'idah, Ayah 35]
Shaykh Abdur-Rahman bin Naasir as-Sa'dee (رحمه الله) mentioned in his tafseer:
Islaam is the Sunnah, and the Sunnah is Islaam
The author (Imaam al-Barabahaaree) may Allah have Mercy on him stated:
"Know that Islaam is the Sunnah and the Sunnah is Islaam and neither of them can be established without the other."
Explanation (Shaykh Rabee' bin Hadee al-Madkhalee, may Allah preserve
Q: Is it permissible to learn the Deen from books only, without learning directly from the scholars, escpecially considering that, since scholars are so few in number, it is difficult for some to go and learn from them? And what is your view regarding the saying, "Whoever's Shaykh is his book, then he