Analogical reasoning (Qiyas), was likewise rejected as a valid source of law by Ibn Hanbal himself, with a near-unanimous majority of later Hanbalite jurists not only accepting analogical reasoning as valid but also borrowing from the works of Shafi'ite jurists on the subject. -- Hanbali, Wikipedia
This seems surprising---the founder of Hanbali school held that qiyas were invalid, yet there's a subsequent "near-unanimous majority" accepting qiyas.
Question: Does the Hanbali school of thought accept qiyas despite Ibn Hanbal rejecting it, and if so why?
I'm wondering if this is accurate, and if it is accurate, how these two pieces of information fit together.
Qiyas: in the hanbali madhab is only used in case of necessity. -- Medi1Saif
which makes me think the Wikipedia passage is misleading.