Posts Tagged ‘abu hanifa’

The Status of Imam Abu Hanifah in the Science of Hadith

The following is a short work clarifying the status of the great Imam, Abu Hanifa (80-150 AH), and his rank as a trustworthy scholar of Hadith according to the soundest judgement of some major experts in Hadith, and other Islamic sciences.  It was compiled by Shaykh Abu Umar…

12 Jul 1:30 PM 0 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…

03 Jun 8:00 PM 1 Read More...

On Imam Abu Hanifah being the Most Learned of his Time

On Imam Abu Hanifah being the Most Learned of his Time
by Shaykh Zafar Ahmad ‘Uthmani (d. 1974)

Translated by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman
Hafiz al-Sam‘ani said in al-Ansab under the biography of Imam Abu Hanifah:

He occupied himself in seeking knowledge, and he excelled therein until he…

26 May 12:00 PM 1 Read More...

On Imam Abu Hanifah being a Tabi‘i

On Imam Abu Hanifah being a Tabi‘i
 by Shaykh Zafar Ahmad ‘Uthmani (d. 1974)
Translated by Shaykh Zameelur Rahman

Know that the majority of hadith-scholars agree that a man becomes a Tabi‘i by merely having met a Sahabi and having seen him, and it is not…

16 Mar 12:00 PM 0 Read More...

Akhbar al-Fuqaha Narration on Non Raf’ul Yadayn

This article by Shaykh Rayhan Jawaid examines a unique narration from the Akhbar al-Fuqaha of Imam Muhammad ibn Harith al-Khushani (D. 361AH) mentioning the abrogation of the raising of the hands in Salah after the initial Takbir (Tark Raf’ul Yadayn fis Salah) from the Sahabi – ‘Abdullah Ibn…

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