Mukhtasar Minhaj Al-Qasidin - Ibn Qudama Al Maqdisi
Title: Mukhtasar Minhaj Al-Qasidin
Author: Ibn Qudama Al Maqdisi
Edited by: Abdullah Al Ansari
Publisher: Moassasat Al Kotob Al Thaqafia
Binding: Hardcover 406 pages
Language: Arabic Only
About the Author:
Muwaffaq al-Din 'Abd Allah ibn Ahmad ibn Qudamah al-Maqdisi al-Hanbali was a reputable scholar of the Hanbali madhhab, author of ''Al-Mughni', (the main Hanbali 'fiqh'' manual) as well as 'Mukhtasar Minhaj Al-Qasidin' (a summary of Ghazali's 'Ihya ulum ad-din') and ''Tahrim an-Nazar' ('Censure of Speculative Theology', an attack on Ibn_Aqil's rationalist views.
He was born in Palestine in 541 AH, where he became Hafidh of the Qur'an at an early age and moved to Baghdad where he stuidied under some established scholars such as Shaykh Abdul-Qadir in his final days (i.e. before he passed away), Ibn Al-Jawzi, Hibat-ullaah Ibn Al-Hasan Ad-Daqaaq, Abi'l Fath Ibn Al-Battee, Abi Zur'ah Ibn Taahir, Yahya Ibn Thaabit, Khadeejah An-Nahrawaaniyah and others.
The Noble Imaam of Al-Hanabilah in Damascus Mosque died in Damascus In the Year 620 Hijri