A Hanbali Epitome :
The Students Guide
for Accomplishing the Pursued
Objectives Pertaining to Worship,'
(English translation with parallel Arabic),
*[-A4] Large Hardback - 376 pages,
Dalil al-Talib by Mar'i b. Yusuf al-Karmi al-Hanbali [d.1033h],
Transl. with Introduction & Notes by Jewel Jalil,
Forewords by Professor Robert Gleave,
and by Dr. Faris b. Falih al-Khazraji.
Published by Dar al-Arqam.
A Hanbali Epitome : The Students Guide for Accomplishing the Pursued Objectives Pertaining to Worship. This is a translation of the famous Hanbali text Dalil al-Talib by Mar'i b. Yusuf al-Karmi with a detailed introduction and notes.
From the Backcover:
This book is a translation of Marʿī b. Yūsuf al-Karmī’s (d. 1033/1623) classical Ḥanbalī law manual, Dalīl al-Ṭālib. In 1961 George M. Baroody translated the section of criminal law as part of a Masters’ thesis.
The present work focuses on the sections of worship (ʿibādāt). It clearly presents the rules and regulations the Muslim community requires for purification, prayer, charity, fasting, pilgrimage, and warfare. A lengthy introduction to Islamic law and the Ḥanbalī school has been included to prepare the readers. The language employed in the translation has been kept simple, straightforward, and modern to make the work accessible to everyone who speaks English – law student or otherwise.
This bilingual edition, with its parallel Arabic text, will allow readers to access the original Arabic and hopefully help with vocabulary building, oracy, and future translations. Muslims for many centuries have turned to Dalīl al-Ṭālib for study, and ultimately to be informed of their religious practices. It is hoped the translation, The Student’s Guide, will produce a similar response and convey the spirit and manner of the original owing to its style and simplicity.
About the Author :
He is Mar’i ibn Yusuf al-Karmi al-Hanbali (d.1033h/1623), the insightful famous scholar, the author of many books, and one of the most distinguished of the Hanbali’scholars.
He was a Faqih, Usuli, Mufassir, Muhaddith, Nahwi, with a broad understanding of jurisprudence, has full knowledge of al-Ulum An-Naqliyyah and al-Ulum al-Aqliyyah and he has the upper hand in all the sciences. He acquired knowledge from scholar al-Mardawi (1026 h) and Yahya Ibn Musa’ al-Hajjawi. His teachers then gave him the license to teach and narrate Islamic religious knowledge.
He was the top teacher in Al-Azhar Mosque he dedicated his entire time to learning, teaching and giving Fatwa, and writing and authentication. His books have become popular and a success. None of his numerous enemies could challenge his books or belittle them.
Ibn Humaid said:“He was a scholar, the most knowledgeable person, a researcher, an interpreter of the Qur’an, a narrator of Hadith, an Islamic jurist, al-Usuli, a grammarian and one of the most prominent Hanbali's in Egypt.”
Ibn Badran said:“One of the most prominent scholars of this doctrine in Egypt (i.e. the Hanbali Madhhab).”
Abu Zayd said:“The scholar and an Islamic jurist.”
Table of Contents :
---Virtues of Learning Islamic Law,
---Chronology of the Hanbali School,
---Principles of Ahmad b. Hanbal's Law,
---The Five Legal Rulings,
---Determining the Official Opinions of the Hanbali School,
---Methodology for Studying Hanbali Law Manuals,
---Mar'i b. Yusuf al-Karmi al-Hanbali,
---Development and Reception.
The Students Guide :
---Substantive Law (Fiqh),
------Legal theory (Usul al-Fiqh),
------Schools of Law (Madhhabs).
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*Dimensions : 24.6 x 17cm.