Abu Hanifa


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Abu Hanifa

(äbo͞o` hänē`fä), 699–767, Muslim jurist. He founded the Hanafite system of Islamic jurisprudence, which gives the judge considerable discretion when the Qur'an and the Sunna (traditions) are inapplicable (see IslamIslam
, [Arab.,=submission to God], world religion founded by the Prophet Muhammad. Founded in the 7th cent., Islam is the youngest of the three monotheistic world religions (with Judaism and Christianity). An adherent to Islam is a Muslim [Arab.,=one who submits].
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The award ceremony was also marked by performances by students from Abu Hanifa Model Independent School for Boys and Maymouna Primary Independent School for Girls.
Airstrikes on agricultural lands near Abu Hanifa mosque in Jabaliya, north of Gaza.
For Abu Hanifa, the founder of the Hanifi school of Islamic jurisprudence, it is forbidden to sell materials which can be used to produce weapons to those who are at war.
He first discusses the views of classical Islamic scholars, such as Abu Hanifa (the Hanafi law school is the main law school in the Indian Subcontinent), Malik (the Malaki law school is the main law school in North Africa), and Ibn Taymiyya, whose ideas have influenced the recent Islamist debate.
A car bomb in Adhamiyah, which struck near the massive Abu Hanifa mosque, killed at least seven people and wounded 22, while the twin bombings in Amriyah left four others dead.
Imam Abu Hanifa sees the combination, and the alienation of the adulterer is discretionary and not a punishment for adultery.
Temporally, the jurists discussed range from Abu Hanifa, who died in 767 C.
Separately, a building for the Imam Abu Hanifa Middle School was constructed at a cost of 20.
Furthermore, the president noted that some of the elite ancestors had contributed to the Islamic civilization, with scholars namely Imam Al-Bukhari and Abu Hanifa.
Iraqi security forces had prevented worshippers from holding Friday prayers at the Abu Hanifa mosque last week as well, a development that reflects heightened sectarian tensions nearly a decade after the US invasion of Iraq.
And not only 'Think and Grow Rich', Najam Sahib was a very learned man who often advised me of reading some other books such as life history of Imam Abu Hanifa, if I wanted to learn how to run business successfully based on Islamic principles.
Hundreds of protesters also gathered at Adhamiyah's Abu Hanifa mosque, despite a heavy security presence and soldiers barring would-be demonstrators from outside the district from taking part, an AFP journalist said.