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‘Usool as Sunnah’ by Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal (R)

Book: Usool as Sunnah – Foundations of the Sunnah by Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal (R)


A collection of 3 treatises of the great Imam, with full Arabic text included in the original book. The book is complemented with extensive footnotes and 11 appendices – making it a valuable item for any English speaking student of Islaam. Also contains a comprehensive biography of the Noble Imaam with many moving narrations from him.

Three of Imaam Ahmad’s treatise on Aqidah and Manhaj

The Life and Trials of Imaam Ahmad

On the Meaning of Eemaan – Refutation of the Mu’tazilah

Concerning the Falsehood of Ta’weel – Refutation of the Ashariyyah Concerning the Affirmation of Allaah’s Attributes with their Dhaahir and Haqeeqi Meanings

The Concensus of the Companions on the Prohibition of Reviling the Rulers and Publicising Their Faults

The Distinguishing Signs of Ahl us-Sunnah The Distinguishing Signs of Ahl ul-Bidah

The Prohibition of Sitting and Mixing with the Innovators The Necessity of Accepting the Aahaad Hadeeth – Refutation of the Modernists

The Aqidah of Abu Hasan al-Ash’ari and His Final Book ‘Al-Ibaanah’

E-book available at: Planet Islam, can be bought from here.

Brief Notes with Study Questions: here.

Audio Lectures available at:

Biography of the speaker Abdur-Ra’uf Shakir here, if you scroll down below.

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