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Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research (JMLSR)

About the Journal :

The International Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research, published quarterly on behalf of the Scientific Institute of Advanced Training and Studies is a referred scientific journal, which is supervised by a group of scholars who are specialized in heritage, museums, and library studies in the Arab and international universities.

The objectives of this journal are: – To spot light on our memorable history to inspire a brighter future; – To stimulate the minds of researchers and adorers of heritage; -To exert efforts for the purpose of mobilizing skills and capacities in gathering various cultural, thoughtful, and heritage backgrounds; -To interact with the important aspects of our bountiful heritage, by and with which we live and move forward to the achievement of innovation, invention & development; -To fight alienation of relations with heritage; – To interact with masterworks of heritage to dedicate them to researchers to serve as a platform for achieving development.

The journal seeks to promote technical and educational services in view of international standards through distinguished and specialized qualifications, use of modern technology, loyalty and devotion to work, and achieving excellence to provide researchers and students with the best services. This will create a professional encouraging environment for the excellent creative ideas and talents who are committed to team work values, spirit of respect, authenticity of vision, and excellence in objectives.

The journal concerns with public intellectuals, persons interested in heritage and manuscripts, text editors, graduate researchers, researchers of manuscripts, librarians and information centres, in support of being a pioneer journal that seeks to make heritage a deep rooted science, art, entertainment, and education within an attractive framework of knowledge, as a leading journal in the field of heritage, documentations, and manuscripts studies at the national and international levels. Furthermore, the journal publishes authentic and distinguished scientific, technical and applied researches in an attempt to become a significant and added value journal in the field of electronic media, which takes advantage of the valuable components of manuscripts to regain its original beauty and the identity of Arabs and Muslims since they represent national, historical, ideological identities. In addition to this, manuscripts are regarded as a source of pride of the heritage left by our parents and ancestors including sciences, cultures, knowledge, and arts.



A MANUSCRIPT IN THE "SIDDL IN THE PRAYER OF THE OBLIGATORY PRAYER AT THE MAALIKIYAH BETWEEN THE FAMOUS AND THE FLOW OF WORK" BY THE SIGN ABDULLAH BIN JADRA AL-SALAWI, 1324 AH

 

The aim of this article is to study an Arabic Manuscript (letter) concerning the issue of "Sadl (Laying the Hands Straight) in the Obligatory Prayer pertaining to the Maliki Madhhab comparing betweenMachhor and Ma Jara bih 'Amal

The author of this manuscript is Abdullah bin Jahra Al-Salawi (1324). In his introduction, the author shows the position of Imam Malik and his role in Maliki School. He is also talks about the rule of ‘amal of ahl al-Madina explaining its importance and strength among other rules of Imam Malik. He shows many sayings of Imam Malik and Maliki scholars which describe the role of 'amal ahl Madina.

Then, after this introduction, the author examines the main point of this manuscript that is debates and disagreements (ikhtilaf) between Maliki jurists about Sadl in prayer. To discuss this point, he starts from a text in the main book of Malikis (al-Mudwana), and then he reports many issues which are similar to the main point. He also reports many sayings of Islamic scholars either from Maliki School or outside of school showing the strength of debates about the issue.

Finally, This Manuscript ends with two answers to Shaykh 'ulish from his books: "Fath al-'Uli, al Malik in the fatwa on the doctrine of Imam Malik" and "Minah al Jalil, Sharh Mukhtāsr Khalil" to support the main point of this letter that is that Imam Malik and many 'ulama were known to have preferred sadl.