Al-Mawardi
Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Habib al-Mawardi ( أبو الحسن علي بن محمد بن حبيب البصري الماوردي ), known in Latin as Alboacen (972-1058 CE), was a Kurdish Islamic jurist of the Shafi'i school most ...
Sayf al-Din al-Amidi
Sayf al-Din al-Amidi (also known as Muhammad al-Amidi) (died 1233) was an influential jurist of the Shafi`i school who worked to combine kalam (theology) with existing methods of jurisprudence.
Al...
Habib Umar bin Hafiz
Habib Umar bin Hafiz (Arabic: عمر بن حفيظ‎; born 27 May 1963), is a Yemeni Islamic scholar, teacher, founder and the dean of Dar al-Mustafa Islamic seminary. He also a member of the Supreme...
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Al-Juwayni
Imam al-Haramayn Dhia' ul-Din Abd al-Malik ibn Yusuf al-Juwayni al-Shafi'i (Persian: امام الحرمین ضیاءالدین عبدالملک ابن یوسف جوینی شافعی‎, 1028—1085 CE; 419—478 AH) was a Persian Sunni Shafi'i ...
Al-Shafi‘i
Abū ʿAbdullāh Muḥammad ibn Idrīs al-Shāfīʿī (Arabic: ابو عبدالله محمد بن إدريس الشافعيّ‎) A Muslim jurist, who lived from (767 — 820 CE / 150 — 204 AH). Often referred to as 'Shaykh al-Islām...
Al-Nawawi
Abu Zakaria Muhiy ad-Din Yahya Ibn Sharaf al-Nawawi (1233–1277) (Arabic: أبو زكريا يحيى بن شرف النووي‎), popularly known as al-Nawawi, an-Nawawi or Imam Nawawi (631–676 A.H./1234–1277), was ...
Habib Ali al-Jifri
Habib Ali Zain al-`Abideen al-Jifri (Arabic: الحبيب علي زين العابدين الجفري‎; born April 16, 1971) is an Islamic scholar and spiritual educator from Hadhramaut, Yemen. He is the founder of ...
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Abd Al-Wahhab bin Ahmad Al-Misri Al-Sharani
Abd Al-Wahhab bin Ahmad Al-Misri Al-Sharani was a Muslim scholar born in Qalqanshada, Egypt in 898/1493. He died in Cairo in 973/1565.
Al-Sharani was a Shafi'i scholar and prolific author of works...
Abd al-Jabbar ibn Ahmad
'Abd al-Jabbar ibn Ahmad ibn 'Abd al-Jabbar al-HamaJani al-Asadabadi, Abu 'l-Hasan (935 - 1025) was a Mu'tazilite theologian, a follower of the Shafi'i school. Abd al-Jabbar means "servant of the po...
Ibn Kathir
Ismail ibn Kathir (Arabic: ابن كثير‎, born c. 1300, died 1373) was a highly influential Sunni scholar of the Shafi'i school during the Mamluk rule of Syria, an expert on tafsir (Quranic e...
Fakhr al-Din al-Razi
Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Umar ibn al-Husayn at-Taymi al-Bakri at-Tabaristani Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi (Arabic:أبو عبدالله محمد بن عمر بن الحسن بن الحسين بن علي التيمي البكري فخرالدین الرازی ), most commo...
Al-Ghazali
Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (/ɡæˈzɑːli/; Arabic: ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد الغزالي‎; c. 1058–1111), known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the Western medieval world, was a Muslim t...
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Uways al-Barawi
Sheikh Uways Al-Barawi (Arabic: أُوَيس البَراوي‎) (b. 1847–1909) was a Somali scholar credited with reviving Islam in 19th century East Africa.
Sheikh Uways was born in Barawe on the Ben...
Al-Dhahabi
Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn `Uthman ibn Qayyum `Abu `Abd Allah Shams ad-Din al-Dhahabi (Arabic: محمد بن احمد بن عثمان بن قيوم ، أبو عبد الله شمس الدين الذهبي‎), known as Al-Dhahabi (1274–1348), a...
Al-Bayhaqi
Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn Husayn Ibn 'Ali Ibn Moussa al-Khosrojerdi al-Bayhaqi, البيهقي also known as Imam Al-Bayhaqi was born 994 CE/384AH in the small town of Khusraugird near Sabzevar, then known as ...
Al-Baghawi
Abu Muhammad al-Husayn ibn Mas'ud ibn Muhammad al-Farra' al-Baghawi (Persian/Arabic:ابومحمد حسین بن مسعود بغوی), born 433 AH or 436 AH - 1122 CE/516 AH) was a renowned Persian Muslim Mufassir, hadith ...
Ibn al-Jazari
Abu al-Khayr Shams al-Din Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Yusuf al-Jazari (Arabic: أبو الخير شمس الدين محمد بن محمد بن محمد بن علي بن يوسف الجزري‎, 1350 CE/751 AH – 1429 CE/8...
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Taftazani
Sa'ad al-Din Masud ibn Umar ibn Abd Allah al-Taftazani (Persian: سعدالدین مسعودبن عمربن عبداللّه هروی خراسانی تفتازانی‎) also known as Al-Taftazani and Taftazani (1322–1390) was a Muslim P...
Ali ibn Abu Bakr al-Haythami
Nur al-Din `Ali ibn Abi Bakr ibn Sulayman, Abu al-Hasan al-Haythami (735AH 1335 – 807AH 1404) was a Sunni Shafi`i Islamic scholar from Cairo, whose father had a shop on a desert road. He was born ...
Al-Sakhawi
Shams al-Din Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Rahman al-Sakhawi (Arabic: شمس الدين محمد بن عبدالرحمن السخاوي‎, 1428/831 AH - 1497/902 AH) was a reputable Shafi'i Muslim hadith scholar and historian who ...
Abu Nu`aym

He was Abû Nu`aym, Ahmad ibn `Abd Allâh ibn Ahmad ibn Ishâq ibn Mûsâ ibn Mahrân al-Mihrânî al-Asbahânî or al-Asfahânî al-Ahwal al-Ash`arî al-Shâfi`î
Yusuf ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Mizzi
Jamal al-Din, Abi al-Hajjaj, Yusuf ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Mizzi (Arabic: يوسف بن عبدالرحمن المزي‎) was an Islamic scholar from the Levant.
Al-Mizzi was born in Aleppo and grew up and sett...
Ibn Khuzaymah
Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn Khuzaymah (Arabic: أبو بكر محمد بن إسحاق بن خزيمة‎, 837 CE/223 AH – 923 CE/311 AH) was a prominent Muslim hadith and Shafi'i fiqh scholar best known for his ...
Ali ibn Ahmad al-Samhudi
Ali bin Ahmad al-Samhudi (Arabic: علي بن أحمد السمهودي‎) was a Sunni Shafi'i Islamic scholar.
His full name was al-Samhudi, Nur al-Din `Ali b. `Abd Allah b. Ahmad, al-Hasani al-Shafi`i.
Ibn Khallikan
Shams al-Dīn Abū Al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad Ibn Khallikān (Arabic: شمس الدين أبو العباس أحمد بن محمد بن خلكان‎, in Kurdish "Ibn Xelikan", the Khallikans are a kurdish tribe) (September 22...
Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi
Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn `Ali ibn Thabit ibn Ahmad ibn Mahdi al-Shafi`i, commonly known as al-Khatib al-Baghdadi (Arabic: الخطيب البغدادي‎) or "the lecturer from Baghdad" (10 May 1002 – 5 Septembe...
Tafsir al-Kabir (al-Razi)
Tafsir al-Kabir ("The Large Commentary", also known as Mafatih al-Ghayb, "Keys to the Unknown") is a classical Islamic Tafsir book, written by the well-known Persian Islamic theologian and philosopher...
Nuh Ha Mim Keller
Nuh Ha Mim Keller (born 1954) is an American convert to Islam. He is a translator of Islamic books and a specialist in Islamic law, as well as being authorised by Abd al-Rahman al-Shaghouri as a sheik...