Imam Abu Ali Al Hashimi al-Hanbali (d.428 H) on Istawa

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Imam Al Sharif Al Qadi Abu Ali bin Abi Musa Al Hashimi (345-428H), was among the early Hanbali scholars of Baghdad. As from his name “Al Hashimi” he comes from the family of the Prophet. He was born before Qadi Abu Yala (380-458H) and he lived during the reign of the Abbasid Caliph Al Qadir. He was one of the teachers of the Ashari scholars Imam Abu Ishaq ash-Shirazi and Imam al-Khatib al Baghdadi.

In the tafsir of the Hanbali scholar Imam Izz ad-Din Abu Muhammed ar-Rasani al Hanbali (d. 661 H), in commentary to the verse Quran 7:54, he says:

مذهب أهل الحق في هذه الآية وأمثالها من آيات الصفات وأخبار الصفات: الإقرار والإيراد، من غير تشبيه ولا تمثيل ولا تأويل ولا تعطيل. وإلى هذا وأمثاله أشار النبي بقوله: ” وسكت عن أشياء رحمة لكم فلا تبحثوا عنها “.

(Rough translation) the way of the people of truth with regards…

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