SNMC Heritage: Hanbali Madhab/ Fiqh School
The Hanbali school is one of the four fiqh, named after the Iraqi scholar Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 855). The Hanbali madhhab is the smallest of four major Sunni schools, the others being the Hanafi, Maliki and Shafi`i
Hanbali school derives Sharia predominantly from the Quran, the Hadiths , and the views of Sahabah. In cases where there is no clear answer in sacred texts of Islam, the Hanbali school does not accept jurist discretion or customs of a community as a sound basis to derive Islamic law, a method that Hanafi and Maliki fiqhs. Hanbali school is the strict traditionalist school of fiqh It is found primarily in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, O
The Hanbali school experienced a reformation in the Wahhabi–Salafist movement.