Ibn Taymiyyah [d. 728 AH] on the later-generation who dabbled in Kalam [Theological Rhetoric] and professed to have a better understanding of the faith than the Earlier Salaf.

Taqī ad-Dīn Ahmad ibn Taymiyyah – "How, then, would the best generation [the companions] of this Ummah have less knowledge and wisdom [particularly knowledge about Allaah ﷻ and the rulings concerning His verses and Names] than those who are debased in comparison to them [i.e the later generation kalamists]? How would these young [infantile] dabblers … Continue reading Ibn Taymiyyah [d. 728 AH] on the later-generation who dabbled in Kalam [Theological Rhetoric] and professed to have a better understanding of the faith than the Earlier Salaf.

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Ibn Ḥazm al-Andalusi [d. 1064 CE] – The Importance of Learning and Teaching Arabic

Ibn Ḥazm al-Andalusi – "Anyone who seeks knowledge of [Arabic] grammar and the language [in general] with the intention of implementing the Shariʿah, and to understand the Words of Allah ﷻ, and the words of His Prophet ﷺ, and [intends to] help others understand then for this person is a great reward and a lofty … Continue reading Ibn Ḥazm al-Andalusi [d. 1064 CE] – The Importance of Learning and Teaching Arabic