Eminence Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Mani`
His Eminence Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Sulayman
ibn Muhammad ibn Mani` from the tribe of Banu Zayd, whose lineage goes back to
Qada`ah from Qahtan, whose most important city is Shaqra’.
Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Mani` was born in
Shaqra’, the capital of the region of Al-Washm, on 15th Sha`ban,
His Educational Background:
Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Mani` completed his
preliminary studies at the Shaqra’ School in 1365 A.H.
He then graduated from the Imam Muhammad
ibn Saud Islamic University in 1377 A.H. He attained his Master's degree from
the High Judicial Institute, which is part of the Imam Muhammad ibn Saud
Islamic University, in 1389 A.H.
His Work Experience:
Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Mani` worked as a
teacher at the Shaqra’ School for 3 years from 1369 A.H., then as a teacher at
the Educational Institute in Al-Mujamma`ah and Shaqra’ in 1375 A.H. and 1376
A.H. He then worked as a librarian for Dar Al-Kutub Al-Su`udiyyah in 1377 A.H.
He then worked as a member of the Committee for Ifta’ from late 1377 A.H. until
1396 A.H. In the years 1390, 1391, 1392, and 1394 A.H., he was appointed for
judicial work in the Scholarly Council and the Higher Council of the Judiciary,
which were later replaced by the High Judicial Council. Then, in 1396 and 1397
A.H., he worked as General Deputy to the Chairman of the Departments of
Scholarly Research, Ifta', Da`wah, and Guidance. At the end of 1397 A.H. he was
appointed as a judge in the Court of Cassation in the western region of Makkah,
and he is still in that post to date.
of the Council of Senior Scholars
of the Supreme
Council for Religious Endowments
of the Supreme Council for
of the Supreme Council of the Dar Al-Hadith Charity in Makkah Al-Mukarramah
of the Supervision and Fatwas Committee in a number of Islamic Banks
His Scholarly Works:
Shaykh `Abdullah ibn Mani` has a number of
books to his name, the following of which have been published:
1. Al-Waraq Al-Naqdi: Haqiqatuhu Wa Tarikhuhu Wa Hukmuhu
2. Hiwar Ma`a Al-Maliki Fi Rad Dalalatuh Wa Munkaratuh,
(printed five times and translated into Urdu and distributed in India,
Pakistan, and other countries)
3. Al-`Iqd Al-Farid Fi Nasab Al-Haraqis Min Banu Zayd
The following books are to be published in
1. Ahadith Fi Al-Idha`ah
2. Fatawa Fi Al-Salah Wa Al-Sawm Wa Al-Hajj
3. Buhuth Iqtisadiyyah
4. Risalah Fi Zakat `Urud Al-Tijarah
5. Hiwar Ma`a Al-Ishtrakiyyin Fi Adwa’ Al-Shari`ah
He also has made many contributions in the
fields of mass media such as press, radio, and television.
He also supervises students in the
preparation of their theses at the Master’s degree and Doctorate levels, whilst
also taking part in the (university) committee that discusses theses.