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Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), popular for his profound wisdom of hadith—the experiences of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds—is a massive determine within the historical past of Islam. Ibn Hanbal’s piety and austerity made him a folks hero, particularly after his principled resistance to the makes an attempt of 2 Abbasid caliphs to strength him to just accept rationalist doctrine. His next imprisonment and flogging turned essentially the most dramatic episodes of medieval Islamic heritage. Ibn Hanbal’s resistance stimulated the process Islamic legislation, the increase of Sunnism, and the legislative authority of the caliphate. 
 
Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal is a translation of the biography of Ibn Hanbal penned through the Baghdad preacher, pupil, and storyteller, Ibn al-Jawzi (d. 597 H/1201 AD). It comprises insights into Ibn Hanbal’s early life, travels, and teachings, in addition to descriptions of his approach of life. This moment and ultimate volume gives a vibrant account of Ibn Hanbal’s legendary disagreement with the caliphal Inquisition, together with his imprisonment, trial, and flogging. eventually, it recounts how the folks of Baghdad got here to recognize him as an emblem of Sunni Islam.

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Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Volume Two: 2 (Library of Arabic Literature)

Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), popular for his profound wisdom of hadith—the experiences of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds—is a huge determine within the background of Islam. Ibn Hanbal’s piety and austerity made him a people hero, specifically after his principled resistance to the makes an attempt of 2 Abbasid caliphs to strength him to just accept rationalist doctrine.

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