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The creative mufti: Ibn Abidin (d.1252 AH/1836 CE)

Ali, Mohammed Farid (2012) The creative mufti: Ibn Abidin (d.1252 AH/1836 CE). Architects of Civilisation. pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

The eminent thirteenth century /early–nineteenth century Damascene scholar Muhammad Amin ibn Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz, better known as Ibn Abidin al-Shami especially in South Asian Hanafite circles, was an Alid sayyid descended from Ismail ibn Jafar al-sadiq. Born in 1198 AH /1784 CE in al-Qunawat quarter of the city of Damascus he took his early education in the Shafi legal school, then adopted the Hanafa juridical school. Under the leading Hanafi Shaykhs Shakir al-Uqqad al-Umari and Said al-Halabi he studied inheritance law & mathematics, legal theory, the Hadith disciplines, Qur’an exegesis, mysticism (tasawwuf), as well as various rational disciplines (ulum aqliyah)...........

Item Type: Article (other)
Additional Information: 7146/44244 IAIS Website: Architects of Civilisation Series (online article from website)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC)
Depositing User: Dr MOHAMMED FARID ALI
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2015 08:10
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2015 08:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44244

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