Q: What is the view of the Ahlus sunnah wal jama’ On Ja’far As-Saadiq. People cause a lot of confusion and give a lot of misleading information these days about these topics relating to the Shia, and some say he was one of Imam Abu Hanifah’s Ustaadhs. Please clarify.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.