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The Character of the Bearers and People of the Qur'an is an English translation of Imam Abu Bakr Al-Ajurri's renowned Arabic work اخلاق حملة القرآن واهله / Akhlaq Hamalah al-Qur'an wa Ahlih
This book discusses the required manners and character of those who preserve, recite and believe in the Quran, thus including all Muslims in general.
Imam Al-Ajurri's book is regarded as one of the principal sources in its subject-matter, being one of the very first works to comprehensively address the required manners and character of the people of the Quran.
The book is divided into ten chapters. Most of the material is of two types: quotations and admonitions.
The quotations are from the Quran, Sunnah and words of the Companions and the Salaf; the admonitions have been composed by the author on the basis of the quotations, to address the reader directly and guide him to righteousness and virtue.
Title: The Character Of The Bearers And People Of The Quran
Author: Imam Abu Bakr Muhammad bin Al-Husayn Al-Ajurri
Publisher: Al-Quran Society - UK
Translator: Usama Hasan
Supervised By: Dr. Suhaib Hasan
Size: 14.4 cm x 21.0 cm
Edition Number: 1st
Year Of Publication: 2002
Weight: 0.15 kg
Muhammad b. al-Husayn b. ‘Abdullah, Abu Bakr al-Ajurri, Scholar of Hadith and Law, pious Imam and trustworthy Follower of the Sunnah, was born around 264 or 280 H in Baghdad, where he was raised and educated before teaching Hadith there.
He remained in Baghdad until the year 330 H, when he performed the pilgrimage to Makkah. He settled in the holy city and stayed there for thirty years, dedicated to worship and the teaching of Hadith until his death in 360 H.
Al-Ajurri had at least eighty illustrious teachers, including famous Imams and Hadith-preservers, and taught dozens of distinguished students from all over the Islamic lands, especially during his stay in Makkah.
His teachers included al-Firyabi and Abu Bakr b. Abu Dawud al-Sijistani, son of the famous scholar of Hadith. His students included Abu Nu’aym of Isfahan, author of the Hilyah al-Awliya’ (“Ornament of the Saints”). Al-Ajurri compiled at least forty works, including many that have been published several times in the original Arabic.