Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – "This is the method employed by our scholars who are proficient in the science of Ḥadith. That they report the narrations with the corresponding Isnād [chain of narrators] so that one may determine the authenticity of the narration, and thus, discern the Saḥiḥ narration from the Da'eef, by utilising knowledge … Continue reading Imam al-Albāni [d. 1999 CE] – Affirmation of the authenticity of the narration is not limited to it being reported within the work of a known scholar. Examination of the Isnād is imperative.
Ibn al-Shiḥnah al-Ḥanafi [d. 815 AH] – "If the ḥadith is authentic but contrary to the view of the madhḥab, then act on the authentic ḥadith. Let this be your mādhab. The one giving precedence to the authentic narration (over the hanafi view) is still regarded a Ḥanafi, because it is authentically proven that Imam … Continue reading Ibn al-Shiḥnah al-Ḥanafi [d. 815 AH] – The Ḥanafi stance on following authentic narrations that are contrary to the view of Imam Abu Ḥanifah