Imam Abu Hanifa's High Rank in Hadith: Reply to al-Albani et al

All praise is due to Allah, the Patron of the pious and the righteous. May the most complete and enduring prayers and blessings be upon the Messenger of guidance and the Imam of the pious who is sent as a mercy to the worlds, and upon his family, his companions…

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When Shaykh Albani Disagrees With Himself

It is known among those who read Shaykh Albani’s books in Arabic that he contradicts himself when grading hadith. He may grade a hadith weak in one of his books but then we will find the exact same hadith declared authentic in yet another one. Here is an example…

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A Brief Biography of the Late Ḥanafī Muḥaddith of Syria: Shaykh Nūr al-Dīn ʿItr

Today we witnessed another great loss for the Muslim ummah in the passing of one of its most erudite Ḥadīth scholars – Shaykh Dr. Nūr al-Dīn ʿItr.

His title and name: The Shaykh, al-ʿAllāmah, al-Muḥaddith, Dr. Nūr al-Dīn ʿItr (May…

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The Salaf’s Acceptance of Imam Abu Hanifah’s Rank and Knowledge

“He was the most learned of the people of his time. (kana a’lama ahli zamanihi)” – Makki ibn Ibrahim

“This is a man [Abu Hanifah] who has reached a [high] degree of knowledge, so if I did not stand for his knowledge, I stood for his age, and if I…

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Why Imam al-Firabri: The student of Imam al-Bukhari and transmitter of his Sahih was trustworthy (thiqa)

WHY IMAM MUHAMMAD IBN YUSUF AL-FIRBARI: THE STUDENT OF IMAM AL-BUKHARI AND EMINENT TRANSMITTER OF HIS SAHIH WAS TRUSTWORTHY TO THE HADITH SCHOLARS
 

 In recent days some unrecognised Hadith critics have raised the notion with an ulterior motive to demean the status of Sahih al-Bukhari…

17 Jul 1:05 PM 1 Read More...