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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as "this science is a religion"?

Ibn Sirin's quote Of course the athar of ibn Sireen (Sirin) محمد بن سيرين which you may find quoted with a full narrator chain is widely known for a large audience (and maybe this is the source of ...
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Did Imam Malik describe the hadith sciences as "this science is a religion"?

The description of knowledge of hadith as quoted in your question predates Imam Mālik; it goes back to an athar by Ibn Sirīn: حدثنا محمد بن علي، حدثنا النضر بن عون، عن ابن سيرين قال‏:‏ هذا الحديث دين،...
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Is it true that the Prophet Muhammad foretold the birth of Malik ibn Anas?

There's a statement of ibn Taymiyah that the madhab of the people of Medina is the closest to truth (Is this really objective?) - See for example fatwa islamqa #200879 in Arabic. But this doesn't mean ...
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Is there Hadith for the Maliki way of praying?

Is praying the hands to the sides really the view of Malik? First of all note that the opinion that imam Malik disliked putting the right hand over the left hand is based on the unique statement of ...
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Does the Muwatta Maalik contain the story of Aisha getting married to the Prophet as a girl of six or seven years?

This isn't what Malik wrote. Al-Muwatta' is the part of the Hadith, Athar and fatwa statements of Imam Malik which is related to rulings of fiqh topics. Any reports narrated by imam Malik covering ...
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What is the preferred time for praying Witr salah in Maliki fiqh?

Some clarification Firts of all the term sobh/subh (or as-Sobh/as-Subh) الصبح appears in a whole lot of ahadith referring to the fard (obligatory) prayer which is performed after the real fajr الفجر ...
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Ibn 'Ata' Allah was a maliki, but what was his contribution apart of Sufi-related works?

Ibn Farhun ابن فرحون al-Maliki in his list or short biography's of maliki scholars called ad-Dibaj al-Mudhahab fi ma'rfifati a'ayan 'ulama' al-Madhhab الديباج المذهب في معرفة أعيان علماء المذهب which ...
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