Posts Tagged ‘hanafi’

A Reply to the Essay, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard”

Bismillāhir Rahmānir Rahīm

In the following, we will address a 9-page essay authored by Sheikh Hategekimana Hassan of Botswana called, “Perspective on Trimming/Shaving beard.”[1] Sheikh Hategekimana attempts to show that growing the beard is not a precept of religion or Sharī‘ah, but merely…

17 May 6:14 PM 1 Read More...

Short Statements of Creed from Imam Abu Hanifah

In a number of reports found in the biographies of al-Khatib al-Baghdadi and Ibn ‘Abd al-Barr, Imam Abu Hanifah succintly defines the beliefs of the Ahl al-Sunnah wa l-Jama’ah in the context of the different heresies of the time. I will mention five of…

06 Apr 12:00 PM 1 Read More...

Al-Sharh al Kabir: Commentary on al-Aqida al-Tahawiyya by Dr. Sa’id Fouda

The following is the downloadable version of al-Sharh al Kabir, being a monumental and large commentary on al-Aqida al Tahawiyya in over 1450 pages and 2 volumes, by the contemporary Sunni scholar, Shaykh Dr. Sa’id Fouda of Amman, Jordan.  This work has exemplified the true and real…

11 Jan 9:45 PM 6 Read More...

The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

Translator’s Preface
The following is a brief, yet comprehensive, explanation of the rank of Imām Abū Hanīfah in the science of Hadīth. As was mentioned earlier, this is an excerpt from the previous section of our abridged translation of Athar al-Hadīth al-Sharīf…

02 Nov 9:00 PM 0 Read More...

Who authored Usul al-Shashi?

The following article is with regard to the authorship of a famous work known as Usul al-Shashi that is studied in many of the Darul Ulum’s in the Indian subcontinent that follow the Dars-e-Nizami syllabus.  It was written by the Turkish academic, Dr. Mustafa Bedir, who…

12 Oct 5:00 PM 0 Read More...