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StudentOfTheDeen

Sharing concise, beneficial pieces of general Islamic wisdom as well as knowledge related to the sound, traditional Islamic sciences according to the interpretation of the Ahl al-Sunna wa al-Jama’a – namely, those who, in ‘Aqida (Creed), adhere to the theological understanding of either

1) the Ash’aris: the followers of Imam Abu al-Hasan al-Ash’ari (d.324ah), or
2) the Maturidis: the followers of Imam Abu Mansur al-Maturidi (d.333ah), or
3) the Virtuous ones from the Hanbalis/Atharis: the true followers of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241ah)*,

and in Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence), adhere to the juristic legal understanding of either

1) the Hanafis: the followers of Imam Abu Hanifa Nu’man ibn Thabit (d.150ah), or
2) the Malikis: the followers of Imam Malik ibn Anas (d.179ah), or
3) the Shafi’is: the followers of Imam Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi’i (d.204ah), or
4) the Virtuous ones from the Hanbalis: the true followers of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d.241ah)*.

Twitter: @StudentOfThDeen

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*In the past there have been many false claimants to the way of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal and such false claimants still exist today.


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