Al Fatawa al-Kubra- Ibn Taymiyah, Arabic Only, 6 Vol Set
[B#2757 6E5, HB,6vol. Dar al Kotob al-Ilmiyah, Beirut, Lebonon, The Great Compilation]
Al Fatawa al-Kubra: Arabic Only
By al-Imam al-Allama Taqiuddin Ibn Taymiyah
Tahqiq & Taliq by Muhammad Abdul Qadir Ata & Mustafa Abdul Qadir Ata
Hardback 6 Vol Set
Published by Dar al Kotob al-Ilmiyah, Beirut, LebononAbout The Book
'The Great Compilation The works that were collected to form 'The Great Compilation' were gathered and complied centuries after his death to form this work, although, many existed as free-standing works previously. The subject matter is inclusive of most disciplines of Islamic theology, including several volumes dedicated to creed, several to jurisprudence, tafsir and hadith studies.About The Author Shaykh al-Islam Taqi ud-Din Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad Ibn al-Halim ibn Abd al-Salam Ibn Taymiyah al-Hanbali was born in , 661 AH (1263 AC) in Haran, which is now in Eastern Turkey, near the border of northern Iraq.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 Taimiyyah's teachers exceeds two hundred. Ibn Taimiyyah was barely seventeen, when Qadi Al-Maqdisi authorized 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 Taimiyyah 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 Taimiyah'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.