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Within the Sunni Muslim tradition, Hanafi is one of four “schools of law” and considered the oldest and most liberal school of law.
Hanafi is one of the four schools of thought (madhabs / Maddhab) of religious jurisprudence (fiqh) within Sunni Islam.
Hanafis concluded that blasphemy could not be punished by the state.
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  Hanafi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hanafi (Arabic: حنفى) is one of the four schools (madhabs) of jurisprudence (Fiqh) or religious law within Sunni Islam.
The Hanafi school is predominant among Sunni Muslims in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Lower (Northern) Egypt, where the influence of the Ottomans was strongest.
For example, under Hanafi jurisprudence, blasphemy is not punishable by the state, despite being considered a civil crime by some other schools.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanafi   (329 words)

The Hanafi school of law was founded by Nu'man Abu Hanifah (d.767) in Kufa in Iraq.
Having originated in Iraq, the Hanafi school was favoured by the first 'Abbasid caliphs in spite of the school's opposition to the power of the caliphs.
Consequently, the Hanafi madhhab became the only authoritative code of law in the public life and official administration of justice in all the provinces of the Ottoman empire.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/islam/sunni/hana.html   (403 words)

 Hanafi Islam
Hanafi is one of the four schools of thought (madhabs / Maddhab) of religious jurisprudence (fiqh) within Sunni Islam.
Hanafis concluded that blasphemy could not be punished by the state.
The Sunni Hanafi school is dominant in the Arab Middle East, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/intro/islam-hanafi.htm   (799 words)

 Hassan Hanafi – FREE Hassan Hanafi Information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Hassan Hanafi Research
Beginning in his student days and continuing throughout his career, Hanafi (also known as Hanfi in the Middle East) showed an interest in exploring both Islamic philosophic traditions and Western philosophy and in developing relationships between these cultural heritages that have sometimes clashed.
Born in Cairo on February 13, 1935, Hanafi began teaching in the University of Cairo while he was still an undergraduate there.
Hanafi's reputation brought him many invitations for visiting professorships at the University of Toulouse (1969), the University of Louvain (1970), Temple University (1971-1975), the University of Khartoum (1976, 1977), the University of Kuwait (1979), the University of Fes, Morrocco (1982-1984), and the University of Tokyo (1984-1985).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G2-3404702767.html   (1249 words)

 ShaikhSiddiqui Hanafi
The Sunni Hanafi law was also official Islamic law in Sultanates and Mughal dynasty in South Asia.
Notwithstanding their common heritage from Imam Abu Hanifah, the scholars belonging to the Hanafi madhhabin South Asia are divided in the Barelvi and the Deobandi school, and these two schools have different attitude toward Wahhabism.
The Sunni Hanafi school is dominant in the Arab Middle East, Turkey, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and Afghanistan.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /hanafi.html   (838 words)

 Middle East Online
Hassan Hanafi's remarks, made at a seminar organized by the Alexandria Library, have sparked a fierce response, from demands that he retract them to suggestions that he might be mad.
Hanafi, who received his doctorate from the Sorbonne and has taught in Europe and the United States, was close to the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood in his youth.
Like Hanafi, Banna and other Islamic reformists have continued to be sidelined in the religious discourse, with their views either being belittled as liberal babble or in extreme cases, being declared apostates.
www.middle-east-online.com /english/?id=17686   (757 words)

 An Introduction to Hanafi Madhhab
Hanafi is one of the four schools (madhabs) of Fiqh or religious law within Sunni Islam.
Hanafi is predominant among Sunni Muslims in Pakistan and northern Egypt (where the influence of the Ottomans was strongest).
Hanafi is the largest of the four schools; it is followed by approximately 30% of Muslims world-wide.
www.islamawareness.net /Madhab/Hanafi/hanafi_intro.html   (316 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Rare in a man's world
Hanafi was a karate champion and shifted to squash when she saw her coach playing for fun.
In 1996, Hanafi's future took a twist after the federation established a refereeing committee in which she was elected treasurer.
So accomplished is Hanafi -- she is the only woman referee out of 65 in Egypt -- that she is a candidate for executive manager of the national Egyptian championship for the next three years.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2002/581/sp2.htm   (501 words)

Hanafi Mohamed, 36, an aircraft technician, was found guilty of four charges of outraging the modesty of two of the boys after a week-long trial.
Hanafi, who also coached the boys in football at the home in Bartley Road, had admitted earlier to one count of outraging the modesty of the third teenage resident.
Yesterday, Hanafi's lawyer, Mr R. Kalamohan, pleaded for leniency, saying that his client is a diabetic with a 14-year-old son.
www.corpun.com /sgju9903.htm   (738 words)

 The Hanafi Madhhab - My Love and My Choice
Hanafi Fiqh is superior to its rivals on similar grounds.
Bentham characterises the Roman law of marriage as a collection of unjust rules, whereas the Hanafi law of marriage, as I hope to show, is the very antithesis of an unjust dispensation.
Razi, in his Manaqib al-Shafi'i, jibes at the Hanafis, saying that for them the blood of Abu Bakr has the same value as that of a dhimmi, so that if Abu Bakr were to kill a dhimmi he would, according to them, be liable to be punished with death.
members.tripod.com /~SuzyAshraf/htm/_ed._Syed_Mumtaz_Ali.htm   (10400 words)

 Talk:Hanafi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I assume that the incomplete sentence and its lack of commas refers to the places that are predominantly Hanafi or follow the Hanafi madhab.
Also, where it says "Hanafi is predominant...", the word Hanafi should probably be used as an adjectives to describe those who adhere to the Hanafi school and not the school.
This information would be a valuable addition, particularly with the Abdul Rahman (convert) case so topical; Hanafi law is the default system in the Constitution of Afghanistan, and the Constitution is silent on apostasy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Hanafi   (443 words)

 Egypt 2000: Country Report
Hussein, Bedeiwi, and Hanafi were arrested shortly after the verdict was pronounced and taken to Cairo's Torah Mazraa prison to serve their sentences.
Hanafi was released from prison in October, and Hussein and Bedeiwi were freed in December.
Hanafy was released in October and Hussein in late December, but all four journalists still faced charges in the Sabur case.
www.cpj.org /attacks00/mideast00/Egypt.html   (1188 words)

 Venture 2002: Ammar Hanafi Bio
Hanafi was named Vice President of Corporate Business Development in February 2000, and is responsible for working with Cisco’s operational groups to advance their strategic goals through transactions with outside companies.
Hanafi became Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, leading the team focused on mergers and acquisitions activity.
Hanafi joined Cisco in July 1997 as Manager of Mergers and Acquisitions where he managed individual merger projects in the voice arena among others.
www.cednc.org /conferences/venture/2002/hanafi.html   (282 words)

 Gulfnews: Print Friendly Version
Hassan Hanafi, a professor of philosophy, has reportedly likened the Muslims' holy scriptures to a "supermarket from which we can take what suits us and leave what does not suit us".
"Hanafi must have uttered such abhorrent views because he is a Marxist," Abdul Sabour Shahin, a professor of Islamic Sharia told Gulf News.
Hanafi is not the first Egyptian academic to rouse Muslim clerics' wrath for going public with his beliefs.
archive.gulfnews.com /articles/print_friendly_version.jsp?global_name=/channels/gulfnews_com/articles/06/10/01/10071434.html   (310 words)

 Hanafi Saleh - Hanafi Saleh's Floating Shrimp - Global FlyFisher
Hanafi Saleh is another of those Dutchmen that seem so abundant on the fly tying and fly fishing scene.
Hanafi was born in Surabaja, Indonesia in 1947 where he spent part of his childhood until he, together with his family, came to The Netherlands in 1958.
Hanafi is a member of the local flyfishing club and travelled to Secaucus, New Jersey, November last year, to attend Chuck Furimsky's International Fly Tyers Symposium, as a demonstrating flytyer.
globalflyfisher.com /staff/saleh   (571 words)

 Goethe-Institut Progress - Progress and Religion - Hassan Hanafi
Hanafi tries to view the theme of progress and religion in its cultural plurality.
Hanafi also assumes that “progress contains in itself regression” and therefore is a dynamic process which can move to its contrary – regress – too, if there is not at least some kind of controlling force.
Hanafi tries to describe this from a historical point of view and finds an upward-movement from Judaism over Christianity to Islam.
www.goethe.de /ins/vb/prj/fort/fur/hah/enindex.htm   (161 words)

 Hanafi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In its early stages, the Hanafi orientation spread in the eastern regions of Islam, like Khurasan (modern Afghanistan) and Transoxania (modern Uzbekistan and southwest Kazakhstan).
Hanafi spread even to Maghreb, where it coexisted with the Maliki system until the 11th century.
Hanafi Shari'a spread under the Ottoman Empire, and has survived in some regions until today.
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 Hanafi : Freebase - The World's Database
The Hanafi (Arabic حنفي) school is the oldest of the four schools of thought (Madhhab) or jurisprudence (Fiqh) within Sunni Islam.
Among the four established Sunni schools of legal thought in Islam, the Hanafi school is the oldest, but it is generally regarded as the most liberal and as the one which puts the most emphasis on human reason.
Today, the Hanafi school is predominant among the Sunnis of Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the most of the Indian Subcontinent, China as well as in Iraq, Turkey, Albania, the Balkans and the Caucasus.In his book Mektubat, Imam rabbani told that he came...
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 Abu Hanifa an-Nu'man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abu Hanifa was also one of the Tabi'een, the generation after the Sahaba, because he met the Sahabi Anas ibn Malik.
A number of his devoted and highly intelligent students worked under him for thirty years, and it is their labor which produced the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence.
According to mostly Shiite sources, in 763 al-Mansur, the Abbasid Caliph, offered Abu Hanifa the post of Chief Judge of the State, but he declined to accept the offer, choosing to remain independent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Imam_Abu_Hanifa   (537 words)

 Deobandi Islam
The northern Indian Deobandi school argues that the reason Islamic societies have fallen behind the West in all spheres of endeavor is because they have been seduced by the amoral and material accoutrements of Westernization, and have deviated from the original pristine teachings of the Prophet.
Traditionally, Sunni Islam of the Hanafi school of jurisprudence was the dominant religion of Afganistan.
Although the majority of the Islamic population (Sunni) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, belong to the Hanafi sect, the theologians who have pushed Pakistan towards Islamic Radicalism for decades, as well as the ones who were the founders of the Taliban, espoused Wahabi rhetoric and ideals.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/intro/islam-deobandi.htm   (733 words)

Hanafi, Shafi’I, and Hanbali: Regard folding the arms as preferable (Mustahab) as a sign of reverence, therefore, they subscribe for folding the arms during Wuqoof, however, they differ in the manner the right arm is to be put on the left, whether on lower chest or its upper, in a female different from a male.
The Hanafi and Shafi’I do point with the forefinger and even move it in a circular manner, as a preferable (Mus’tahab) procedure.
Toe: While the Shi’a are to sit comfortably on the folded feet during Tashah’hud, the Hanafi are to sit on the twisted left foot while the big toe of the right foot is touching the floor.
www.icbh.org /topics/fiqh_on_prayer.htm   (1369 words)

 Waleed Hanafi - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hanafi founded FPF Technologies Limited in partnership with Fung Ping Fan Ltd.  FPF sold their interest in the firm to Mr.
Hanafi joined Visa International Asia Pacific in Singapore.  As Group Manager - Network Services, he was responsible for Visa's telecommunications network in Asia Pacific.  The network provided highly reliable connectivity for Visa Member banks and supported corporate data, voice, and video conferencing facilities in 14 countries.
Hanafi was recruited as the Chief Technology Officer at FailSafe Corporation (Singapore) Pte Ltd. in June 2002.  FailSafe provided facility-based disaster recovery, business continuity, and hosting services.  A shareholder conflict led to the Company entering voluntary liquidation at the end of November 2002.
whanafi.homestead.com /shortbio.html   (432 words)

 Brouhaha over a fatwa
Most Deobandi ulama and their rivals, the Barelvis, both adherents of the Hanafi Sunni school of jurisprudence, probably believe that the fatwa is in accordance with their version of Islam because this is what is prescribed in the books of classical Hanafi law.
The fatwa is based in a ruling by Imam Abu Hanifa, putative founder of the Hanafi school, that when a woman has sex after marriage with her husband she becomes the mother of all his children and so cannot marry his son, even though that son may be from a previous marriage.
The books of Hanafi jurisprudence, he says, were written centuries after the death of the Prophet, and are based on the opinions of Hanafi ulama, and are not necessarily in accordance with the Quran on every issue.
www.rediff.com /news/2005/jul/21guest.htm   (1250 words)

 Fiqh, as extracted and inferred by scholars of the Hanafi school. From "Mukhtasar al-Quduri", a matn of Hanafi fiqh, ...
Fiqh, as extracted and inferred by scholars of the Hanafi school.
From "Mukhtasar al-Quduri", a matn of Hanafi fiqh, with commentary by Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yacoubi, as taught during the 2001 Rihla at Zaytuna Institute
According to the Qur'an and Sunnah, as extracted and inferred by scholars of the Hanafi school.
www.themodernreligion.com /fiqh-hanafi.html   (84 words)

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