Who is the shaykh?
He is shaykh Muwaffaq al-Dīn Abū Muslim Yūsuf Muḥammad b. Ṣādiq al-Ḥanbalī al-Qādirī.
Shaykh Yūsuf studied under scholars from both al-Azhar University (Jāmi’ah al-Azhar al-Sharīf) and scholars outside of it; from Egypt as well as other countries such as Pakistan. He also studied wordily sciences at the Misr International University, in the faculty of Humanities/al-Alsun; combining the study of linguistics, translation and English literature.
What and where does he teach?
Shaykh Yūsuf b. Ṣādiq was the former executive director of the Nahj Institution overseeing and supervising the various curricula of Madrasah Shaykh al-‘Amūd where he also held an official teaching post, having taught various Islamic sciences such as Ḥanbalī fiqh, ḥadīth and tafsīr. Nowadays, he holds a teaching post at al-Zāwiyyah al-Tījāniyyah al-Kubrā, teaching Ḥanbalī fiqh, ḥadīth and musṭalaḥ al-ḥadīth. Furthermore, he is the main teacher of al-Madrasah al-Ḥanbaliyyah online platform. In the worldly sciences he teaches at University various courses on linguistics and English literature.
Some of the books he taught include:
• Adāb al-Muṭāla‘ah
• Mukhtaṣar al-Ifādāt
• Risālah fī Uṣūl al-Fiqh ‘inda al-Ḥanābilah
• Ghāyah al-Sūl
• Al-Tadhkirah fī Uṣūl al-Fiqh
• Muqaddimah al-Inṣāf li al-Mardāwī
• The Foundational Principles of the Ḥanbali Madhhab
• Akhṣār al-Mukhtaṣarāt
• Al-Rawḍ al-Murbi’
• Dalīl al-Ṭālib
• Bidāyah al-‘Ābid
• Al-Radd ‘alā man Itaba’ ghayr al-Madhhab al-Arba‘ah
• Dhamm al-Ta°wīl
• Al-Waṣiyyah li-Ibn Qudāmah
• Miftāh Ṭarīq al-Awliyā
• Fadl ‘Ilm al-Salaf ‘alā ‘Ilm al-Khalaf
• Lum‘ah al-I‘tiqād ilā Sabīl al-Rashād
• Ḥāshiyah al-Muwaffaq ‘alā Lum‘ah al-Muwaffaq
• Al-Ṣirāṭ al-Mustaqīm fī Ithbāt al-Ḥarf al-Qadīm
• Al-‘Ayn wa al-Athar fī ‘Aqā°id Ahl al-Athar
• Qalā°id al-Iqyān fī Ikhtiṣār ‘Aqīdah Ibn Ḥamdān
• Qaṣīdah al-Dāliyyah
• Sharh al-Sunnah
• Uṣūl al-Sunnah
• Risālah Imām Aḥmad ilā al-Khalīfah al-Mutawakkil
• Khaṣā°is Musnad al-Imām Aḥmad
• Al-Tadhkirah fī Muṣṭalaḥ al-Hadīth
• Ḥanbalī choices in Uṣūl al-Hadīth
• Risālah Abū Dāwud ilā Ahl Makkah
• Muqaddimah Ibn al-Ṣalāḥ
• Ikhtiṣār ‘Ulūm al-Hadīth
• Nukhbah al-Fikar
• Nuzhat al-Naẓar