Fatwas Of Muslim Women
By Ibn Taymyah
Hardback 272 Pages
Trtanslated By Sayed Gad
The Fatawa's of
Shaikh-ul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (Rahimahullah). Though
he preferred the Hanbali school of jurisprudence, he was never biased
in favor of it, he frequently quotes the opinions of all four of
the well-known schools of jurisprudence, even others. In a number of
matters, he himself held opinions different from those of the four schools.
In fact, he was an original thinker who merely drew upon the wisdom of the
four established schools.
The book is divided into various topics ranging from Fasting, Marriage,
Inheritance, Marriage and others.
About Ibn Taymiyah
Shaykh al-Islam Taqi ud-Din
Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad Ibn al-Halim ibn Abd al-Salam Ibn Taymiyah al-Hanbali
was born in , 661 AH (1263 AC) in Haran, which is now in Eastern Turkey, near
the border of northern Iraq..
His family had long been renowned for its learning , among his teachers, was
Shams ud-Din Al-Maqdisi, first Hanbali Chief Justice of Syria following the
reform of the judiciary by Baibars. The number of Ibn Taimiyah's teachers
exceeds two hundred. Ibn Taimiyah was barely seventeen, when Qadi Al-Maqdisi
authorized him to issue Fatwa (legal verdict). Qadi remembered with pride that
it was he who had first permitted an intelligent and learned man like Ibn
Taimiyah to give Fatwa. At the same age, he started delivering lectures. When
he was thirty, he was offered the office of Chief Justice, but refused, as he
could not persuade himself to follow the limitations imposed by the
Imam Ibn Taimiyah's education was essentially that of a Hanbali theologian and
jurisconsult. But to his knowledge of early and classical Hanbalism, he added
not only that of the other schools of jurisprudence but also that of other
He had an extensive knowledge of Quran, Sunnah, Greek philosophy,
Islamic history, and religious books of others, as is evident from the variety
of the books he wrote.
Published by: Dar Al-Manarah (Egypt)