It is their hands which are tied and they are cursed for what they have said. Rather, His hands are outspread, spending as He wills. Allah hears your dialogue, for Allah is hearing and seeing. Nay, our messengers are with them recording. I hear and I see.
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Each volume has golden color page edges. In his own words. 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 Taymiyyah's teachers exceeds two hundred. Ibn Taymiyyah was barely seventeen, when Qadi Al-Maqdisi authorised 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 Taymiyyah 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 authorities. Imam Ibn Taymiyyah'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 literature.
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. During his many years of study, he became world renowned as a reviver of Salafi dawah and his knowledge in fiqh.
Al-Aqidah al-Wasitiyyah by Ibn Taymiyyah