Fiqh-us-Sunnah (American Edition)
5 Volumes in 1 Single Combined Edition (Acts of worship) Includes Arabic Text for Qur'anic Verses
By As-Sayyid Sabiq
Translators : Muhammad Sa'eed Dabas & Jamal al-Din M. Zarabozo
Hardback ~734 Pages
5 Complete Volumes Bound into One Book
Reviewer : Ahmad Zaki Hammad
Publisher : American Trust Publications (ATP), USA
About The Book
Vol 1 Purification and Prayer
Vol 2 Supererogatory Prayer
Vol 3 Alm Tax and Fasting
Vol 4 Funeral and Dhikr
Vol 5 Hajj and 'Umra
Fiqh us-Sunnah : Islamic Legal Rulings Concerning the Sayings and Actions of the Prophet (pbuh) Book of Worship : (New 5 volumes in 1 Single Combined Edition) New Revised English Translation (Sayyid Sabiq)
Translated from the Arabic, this work is not based on a particular Madhab, the author gives opinions from the scholars other madhabs, judging each opinion on its own merits.
This edition is based on the original A.T.P. 5 volume (red burgundy individual volumes), but is budget printed & issues from Egypt.
The Revised Edition requested by Muhammad Sabiq the son of Shaikh Sayyid Sabiq
Sayyid Saabiq (1915-2000 C.E.) wrote the book in Arabic at the request of Imam Hassan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan). Every Fiqh ruling in the book goes back to the Qur'an and Sunnah and Sabiq dealt with all four madhahib objectively, with no preferential treatment to any.
The Contents of the 5 Volumes in this Book
Purification and Prayer
Zakah and Fasting
Hajj and 'Umrah
Funerals and Dhikr
About The Author
Sayyid Sabiq was born in 1915 in the Egyptian village, Istanha. He received his education at Al-Azhar and after his graduation worked as the Director of Mosques and Islamic Education in the Egyptian Islamic Affairs Ministry. He also taught at Al-Azhar, and later moved to Saudi Arabia, where he headed the Shari'a Graduate Studies Department in Um Al-Qura University. After moving back to Egypt, he spent years teaching students in a Mosque in Cairo.
Sayyid Sabiq was a noted Islamic activist. After writing Fiqh As-Sunnah, Sabiq spent some time fighting along with the Mujahideen in Palestine in the late 1940's and he later visited most countries in the world and lectured in their mosques. He was the first graduate of Azhar to visit the Soviet Union and check on the conditions of Muslims there.
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