This product is the exact translation of the book “Al-‘Ulama’ al-‘Uzzab al-Ladhina Atharu al-‘Ilm ‘ala al-Zawaj’ by Shaykh Abu Fattah Abu Ghudda. The author has mentioned the name of those scholars who have devoted their life for Ilm-e-Din and preferred the Science of Knowledge to marriage.
About The Author
Shaykh Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah was born in Syria in 1917. One of the outstanding Muslim scholars of the 20th century, Shaykh Abu Ghuddah was a leading scholar in the field of Hadith and the Hanafi school of Fiqh.
He studied in Syria and Egypt specialising in Arabic Language, Hadith, Shari’ah and Psychology. He had many prominent teachers, amongst them Shaykh Ragib al-Tabbakh, Shaykh Ahmed ibn Muhammad al-Zaraqa, Shaykh Isa al-Bayanuni, Shaykh Ahmad al-Kurdi and the renowned Ottoman Scholar Imam al-Kawthari.
He met Imam Hasan al-Banna in the 1940’s and joined the Muslim Brotherhood. On his return to Syria he became very active in his da’wah work and eventually he became the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria.
He taught Usul al Fiqh, Hanafi Fiqh and Comparative Fiqh at the University of Damascus. He also taught at the King Saud University and Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University.
He was buried in al-Baqi Cemetery in Madinah in 1997.