In the Name of Allaah, the All-Merciful, the Ever-Merciful
All praise be to Allaah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allaah, his family and Companions. To proceed:
I have perused the article published in Al-Bilad magazine, issue no. (1909), dated 12 Muharram, 1385 A.H. Entitled, “Beware of Immoderation”.
I found that the writer (may Allaah pardon him) thought ill of the volunteering people managing Da`wah (the call to the Way of Allaah), enjoining good and forbidding evil.
He accused them of being deceived, extremists, and opponents to new matters, and mistakenly hurled other accusations at them.
Thus, I deemed it necessary to point out, in this comment, the serious mistakes in the published article to advise the writer and the whole Ummah and defend our fellow brothers against accusations of which, we are quite sure, they are innocent. It also implies an attempt to urge the writer and other writers to make sure of what they say, observe moderation in judging (others), and guard themselves against baseless mistrust.
Here is a detailed elaboration on the mistakes committed by the writer in the article mentioned above. Such mistakes should be highlighted while the one who claims them should be condemned. Hence, seeking the Help of Allaah and depending on Him – as there is no might or power except with Him – we present the following argument:
Showing that Sharee`ah is perfectly moderate
As for what the writer mentioned about the disadvantages of immoderation and excessiveness, it is quite right... read more here.