Al-Fiqh al-Akbar

Al-Fiqh al-Akbar (Arabic: الفقه الأكبر ) is an early Islamic text. It is one of the few surviving works of Abu Hanifa.[1] It helps understanding of Allah (God), other divine communications with messengers, and events of the hereafter.[2][3][4] It describes Islamic theology and the mystery of the Islamic creed.[5][6]

Al-Fiqh al-Akbar
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AuthorAbu Hanifa
TranslatorAbdur-Rahman Ibn Yusuf (English)
SubjectCreation History, understanding of the creator & messengers, the hereafter
PublisherWhite Thread Press, USA.
Publication date
June 2007
Media typePrint (Hardcover)


This book discusses the history of creation and tries to convey the secret of Allah. This book defines the relationship between creator and creation. It raises many critical questions. Imam Abu Hanifa resolves these questions clearly and comprehensively.[7]


Al-Fiqh al-Akbar is popular throughout the world. It is cited by many Muslim and Islamic scholars. It is considered essential for the study of Islamic theology and philosophy.[8][9][10]

In 2007, Abdur-Rahman Ibn Yusuf released a new English translation of this text, Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained.[11]


  1. ^ "Al-Fiqh-Al-Akbar-An-Accurate-Translation.pdf" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Imam Abu Hanifa's Al-Fiqh Al-Akbar Explained". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  3. ^ "Imam Abu Hanifa's Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained By al-Maghnisawi". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  4. ^ "Imam Abu Hanifa's Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained by Abu Hanifa / Maghnisawi / Abdur-Rahman i: BRAND NEW Hardcover (2007) | Book Deals". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  5. ^ "كتاب: الفقه الأكبر الْمَنْسُوب لأبي حنيفَة" (PDF).
  6. ^ "كتاب: الفقه الأكبر الْمَنْسُوب لأبي حنيفَة|نداء الإيمان". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  7. ^ Bookshop, Daybreak Press Global. "Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained". Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  8. ^ "Fiqh al-Akbar". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  9. ^ "Imam Abu Hanifa's Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained available at Mecca Books the Islamic Bookstore". Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  10. ^ "الفقه الأكبر لأبي حنيفة النعمان". دار الفتوى (in Arabic). Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  11. ^ "Imam Abu Hanifa's Al-Fiqh al-Akbar Explained". White Thread Press (in American English). Retrieved 2020-08-28.