'Aqidah al-Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal


Classes: Monday 11pm (Cairo time)

Number of classes: 15 (1 hour per class)

In the Manāqib al-Imām Ahmad, Ibn al-Jawzī compiled a huge number of stories, descriptions, virtues and aqidah, fiqh and tasawwuf and zuhd opinions of Imām Ahmad, narrating them with his own chains of transmission. 

This course covers chapters twenty to twenty-five of the Manaqib, and focusess on the narrations of Imam Ahmad in aqidah reported by Ibn al-Jawzi with his personal chains reaching Imam Ahmad. These narrations are an important resource for the study of Imam Ahmad’s aqidah. Apart from studying narrations in various aqidah topics these chapters also include some of short tracts in aqidah, such as the Characteristics of the believerthe letter to Musadddad bin Musarhad and he famous Usul al-Sunnah.

In each course Shaykh Yūsuf b. Ṣādiq will read from the Arabic text and provide explanation where needed. The English translation will also be read to facilitate the students’ learning experience.

All the classes are given in English.

Upon completion of all installments one is eligible to receive an ijazah for the full book. No ijazaat are issued for seperate installments.

Categories: ‘Aqīdah,Live