Imam Tayimiah R.A: Brief biography

Taqi ad-Din Ahmad ibn
Taymiyyah (January 22, 1263–1328 CE), full name: Taqī ad-Dīn Abu ‘l-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn ʿAbdal-Ḥalīm ibn ʿAbd as-Salām IbnTaymiya al-Ḥarrānī (Arabic: ﺗﻘﻲ
ﺍﻟﺪﻳﻦ ﺃﺑﻮ ﺍﻟﻌﺒﺎﺱ ﺃﺣﻤﺪ ﺑﻦ ﻋﺒﺪ ﺍﻟﺴﻼﻡ
ﺑﻦ ﻋﺒﺪ ﺍﻟﻠﻪ ﺍﺑﻦ ﺗﻴﻤﻴﺔ ﺍﻟﺤﺮﺍﻧﻲ ), was
an Islamic scholar (alim),
theologian and logician born in Harran, located in what is now Turkey, close to the Syrian border. He lived during the troubled times of the Mongol
invasions. He was a member of the school founded by Ahmad
ibn Hanbal and sought the returof Islam to what he viewed as earlier interpretations of the
Qur’an and the Sunnah.
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