The Letter of Imām Aḥmad b. Ḥanbal to Caliph al-Mutawakkil (Arabic)
Starting date: September 10th
Classes: Sunday 05:00 pm (Cairo time)
Number of classes: 4 (1 hour per class)
In this letter Imām Aḥmad replies to a request by caliph al-Mutawakkil to detail some issues of ‘aqīdah. In it Imām Aḥmad presents amongst others his ‘aqīdah with regards to the uncreated nature of the Qurān, his views on argumentation with innovators, and the method of belief. This letter is an important source for knowing and studying the ‘aqīdah of Imām Aḥmad, and the Ḥanbalī-Atharī ‘aqīdah in general.
All the classes are given in Arabic (if needed students can interact in English with shaykh)
Upon completion one is eligible for ijazah.