Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools is a translation of Volume I of al-Fiqh ‘ala al-Madhahib al-Arba 'ah, by the Azhari scholar Sheikh ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Jaziri (1882-1941). it provides the four legal views of ibadat, or acts of worship, according to the interpretations of more recent traditionalists trained at al-Azhar University
In this class, Imam Zaid Shakir explains what a madhhab is, what it means to follow a madhhab and why a simplistic return to the Qur an and Sunnah will not eliminate the main reasons for the scholars differing on certain issues.
In this classic work Allamah an-Nimawi relates fiqh rulings, particularly those of the Hanafi madhhab, to their source Hadiths, reviewing what the leading scholars have said about their chains of transmission.
The prayer, or ṣalah, has been described by the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as one of the five foundations of Islam, the first duty to be judged by Allah Most High on the Day of Judgment and as the divider between faith and disbelief.