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Ibn Abi Zayd

Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani
Died 386/996[1]
Denomination Sunni Islam
Jurisprudence Maliki[2]
Creed Ash'ari[3]

Abu Muhammad Abdullah ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani (922–996) was a Maliki scholar from Kairouan in Tunisia.[5] His best known work is Al-Risala or the Epistle, an instructional book devoted to the education of young children. He was a member of the Nafzawah tribe of Berbers and lived in Kairouan. In addition, he served as the Imam (spiritual leader) of one of the mosques' that followed the Maliki School tradition. Al-Qayrawani was the leader of the Maliki school in Kairouan (present day Tunisia) and was also an active proponent of Ash'ari thought.[6]

References

  1. ^ Aaron Spevack, The Archetypal Sunni Scholar: Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri, p 55. State University of New York Press, 1 Oct 2014. ISBN 143845371X
  2. ^ Aaron Spevack, The Archetypal Sunni Scholar: Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri, p 55. State University of New York Press, 1 Oct 2014. ISBN 143845371X
  3. ^ Aaron Spevack, The Archetypal Sunni Scholar: Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri, p 55. State University of New York Press, 1 Oct 2014. ISBN 143845371X
  4. ^ Richard C. Martín, Encyclopedia of Islam & the Muslim World, Volume 1, p 105. ISBN 0028656032
  5. ^ Herbert J. Liebesny, The Law of the Near & Middle East, SUNY Press, 1975 ISBN 978-0-87395-256-9, p. 175
  6. ^ Aaron Spevack, The Archetypal Sunni Scholar: Law, Theology, and Mysticism in the Synthesis of Al-Bajuri, p 55. State University of New York Press, 1 Oct 2014. ISBN 143845371X

External links

  • Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qayrawani (one of the Imams of the Maliki School), kitaabun.com [1] (retrieved on September 12, 2008)
  • islaam.org.uk "Ibn Abi Zayd al-Qairawani (d.386H)", by Hassan Ahmad, from al-Jumuah Magazine, Volume 12 Issue 9 [2] (retrieved on September 12, 2008)
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