Al-Qadi Abu Ya'la

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Abū Yaʿlā Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Ibn al-Farrāʾ
Personal
Born380 A.H / 990 C.E
Died458 A.H / 1066 C.E
ReligionIslam
JurisprudenceHanbali
CreedAthari
Main interest(s)Fiqh
Notable work(s)Ṭabaqāt al-ḥanābila, al-Aḥkām al-sulṭāniyya.

Abū Yaʿlā Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥusayn Ibn al-Farrāʾ (April 990 – 15 August 1066), commonly known as al-Qāḍī Abū Yaʿlā or simply as Ibn al-Farrāʾ, was a prominent Hanbali scholar and one of the early Muslim jurists who played dynamic roles in formulating a systematic legal framework and constitutional theory on Islamic system of government during the first half of the 5th/11th Century in Baghdad. [1]

Works[edit]

al-Qāḍī Abū Yaʿlā authored many works, including:

  • Kitāb al-muʿtamad fī uṣūl al-dīn
  • al-Aḥkām al-sulṭāniyya
  • Ibṭāl al-taʾwīlāt li-aḫbār al-ṣifāt
  • al-ʿUdda fī uṣūl al-fiqh

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Abdul Azeez, Yusuf; Shah Suratman, Azmi; Salamon, Hussin; Awang, Ramli (2014). "Al-Qāḍī Abū Ya'lā: thoughts and influence on the development of legal theory of Islamic civilization and sciences of jurisprudence". UMRAN – International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies. 1: 1. Retrieved 20 March 2016.