books of the 'Ulama of the past in order to support the b \u0106t il that they had authored. It is
known that: "whoever believes in a madhhab then that leads him to become a defence
Messenger intended."2 Rather, this can also lead to dishonesty in transmission and
statements from the intent of the author and can even lead to omission and tampering!
on such distortion is plentiful and the position that we are meant to discuss here does not
to expound fully, I mean (that we are studying) what is related to the support of the past
Im\u0106ms for the 'aqee dah and m anhaj of the Salaf us-S\u0106liheen. However, I will give some
as to leave the noble reader to decide.
Theory According to Q\u0106d\u0129 'AbdulWahh\u0106b: A Compilation, Verification and Study]. It was published by D\u0106r ul-Buh\u015fth li'd-Dir\u0106s\u0106t al-Isl\u0106miyyah wa Ihy\u0106 at-Tur\u0106th in Dubai in 1424 AH/2003 CE in one large volume of 763 pages as part of the Silsilat ud-Dir\u0106s\u0106t il-Us\u015fliyyah,
page 11 of his actual doctoral thesis, yet it was omitted from the published version on page 26 and mentioned within the biography of al-Q\u0106d\u0129 'AbdulWahh\u0106b, on pages 62-64 of the published version, al-Q\u0106d\u0129 'AbdulWahh\u0106b's'aqeedah with good words. Within this section he stated:
Al-Q\u0106d\u0129 'AbdulWahh\u0106b, the Im\u0106m of the M\u0106lik\u0129s in al-'Ir\u0106q and one of the seniors of Ahl
us-Sunnah, may All\u0106h have mercy on them, clearly stated that All\u0106h made istiw\u0106 over His
Throne with His Essence. Shaykh ul-Isl\u0106m Ibn Taymiyyah transmitted this from him in
Jama'ah ascribed to al-Q\u0106d\u0129 'AbdulWahh\u0106b matters which indicated deviation in his ideas
or misguidance in his beliefs which opposed the m anhaj of Ahl us-Sunnah wa'l-Jama'ah.
This lengthy quote is omitted from the D\u0106r ul-Buh\u015fth print and this omission was without the
permission of the author of the thesis. From the evidences of this intentional omission from
thesis is in the introduction wherein it was stated (in the original thesis): The first
contains six sub-categories, yet in the published version in book form it states: 'there
initial one is omitted! All of this certifies that the omission was intentional and that the hand
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