“Umdatul Fiqh” (al umdah) by Ibn Qudamah – Book review

  Umdatul fiqh (al umdah) is an abridged book of fiqh according to the Hanbali madhhab. An abridged book used to be called a matn, and it was supplemented by commentaries, footnotes, and notes written in the margins. These books were meant to be decisive and easy to memorize by the students of knowledge; they served as a code. The ...

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