• Difference of the Jurists in Their Understanding of a Hadith

    Difference of the Jurists in Their Understanding of a Hadith

    The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abridged translation of the work...

  • Is the Authenticity of a Hadīth Sufficient to Practice upon it?

    Is the Authenticity of a Hadīth Sufficient to Practice upon it?

    The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abridged translation of the work ...

  • Difference of the Jurists Due to Varying Degrees of Knowledge of the Sunnah

    Difference of the Jurists Due to Varying Degrees of Knowledge of the Sunnah

    Translator’s Preface The following is an excerpt from our abridged translation of the masterpiece, Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf fī Ikhtilāf al-A’immah al-Fuqahā’, by the Syrian Hadīth scholar, the teacher of our teachers, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwāmah. There were numerous requests for an abrid...

  • Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs?

    Why Muslims Follow Madhhabs?

    This essay developed from a lecture given in the United States, Canada, and England in 1994 and 1995. On each occasion, questions were taken, some of the most frequent of which have been answered in the subsequent chapters.  The work of the mujtahid Imams of Sacred Law, those who deduce shari‘a rulings fr...

  • What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one?

    What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one?

    The word madhhab is derived from an Arabic word meaning "to go" or "to take as a way", and refers to a mujtahid's choice in regard to a number of interpretive possibilities in deriving the rule of Allah from the primary texts of the Qur'an and hadith on a particular question. In a larger sense, a madhhab repr...

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What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one?

What is a Madhhab? Why is it necessary to follow one?

The word madhhab is derived from an Arabic word meaning “to go” or “to take as a…

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