Posts Tagged ‘Aboo Haneefah’

Imam Abu Hanifah’s Rank in Hadith

The following extensively researched article is by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman and has been uploaded here with his permission.
Imam Abu Hanifah (80 – 150 H) was from the generation of the Tabi’in as he was alive during the era of the Sahabah and he saw Anas ibn Malik (d. 93…

07 Oct 7:00 PM 1 Read More...

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…

19 Jun 1:00 PM 1 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…

21 Dec 2:00 PM 0 Read More...

Answers to doubts over the ‘Aqidah of Imam Abu Hanifah

An Explanation of the Irja’ of Imam Abu Hanifah
 

This issue of irja’ (literally: postponement) with respect to Imam Abu Hanifah – which has unforunately become a common talking point for the denigrators of the Imam – was discussed in great detail by Imam ‘Abd al-Hayy al-Laknawi in his…

03 Oct 1:15 PM 5 Read More...

Answering the claim that Imam al-Dhahabi weakened Imam Abu Hanifa in his Mizan al-I’tidal

The great Hadith expert (Hafiz), proficient assessor of Hadith (Naqid), biographer, and historian (Mu’arrikh), al-Imam al-Hafiz Shamsud-Din al-Dhahabi (d. 748 AH), is agreed upon to have been one of the leading specialists in critically examining the background and status of the narrators of Hadith from…

04 Feb 3:30 PM 1 Read More...