Which madhab did ‘Allamah Majdud Din Ibnul Athir (rahimahullah) follow?

Question

Was ‘Allamah Majdud Din, Ibnul Athir, Mubarak ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Abdil Karim, Ash-Shaybani, Al-Jazari, Al-Mawsili (rahimahullah) a Hanafi or Shafi’i scholar?

 

Answer

He was a Shafi’i (rahimahullah). Imam Tajud Din As-Subki (rahimahullah) has included ‘Allamah Majdud Din, Ibnul Athir, Mubarak ibn Muhammad’s (rahimahullah) biography in his monumental work on Shafi’i scholars named Tabaqatush Shafi’iyyatil Kubra.

(Tabaqatush Shafi’iyyatil Kubra, vol. 8 pg. 366; Also see: Tabaqatush Shafi’iyyatil Kubra, vol. 1 pg. 207)

 

See here for a brief biography on his life.

 

And Allah Ta’ala knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Farhan Shariff

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar