Shafi'i in various branches of Islamic science is not doubted by scholars. Beliaulah the foundation stone of the science of hadith and fiqh usul through his monumental work,
In various parts of the Islamic dunai, particularly in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia [and Malaysia], Shafi became the main grip Muslims. This means that in carrying out religious activities relating to matters of worship they would choose and practice the opinions are developed in Shafi. But among those who deserve pity is, there are even some among the Muslims who claim to be followers of Imam Shafi'i madhhab even fanatical among them did not know who the Imam Shafi'i. Never asked about his scientific works, aqidah, manhaj, or Iman Shafii view of the importance of sticking to the Al-Quran and As-Sunnah, time and place of al-Imam was born too many do not know. Do not be surprised if anyone thought Shafi'i is one of Southeast Asia so fiqihnya suitable for people of Southeast Asia.
Book alUmm is one of the books of Imam Shafi'i very famous. There is contained Shafi'i jurisprudence. It is not uncommon when it is in a legal discussion of jurisprudence mentioned "according to Imam Shafi'i" then the question is in the book of al-Umm. Kitab al-Umm is a thick book that consists of four volumes and contains 128 problems.
Al-Haafiz Ibn Hajar said: "The number of book (issue) in the book of al-umm 40 more chapters of the book begins -wallahu a'lam- at-Thaharah then book as-Salat. So on which he collated based on the chapters of jurisprudence ... "
Summary UMM AL-This is a translation of the book Kitab Al-Umm Mukhtasar Fiqhi deed, which is a summary of the book al-Umm accompanied by a footnote of the researcher or pentahqiqnya. After a quick mention about the biography of Imam Shafi'i, the translation volume 1 book contains discussion of jurisprudence are arranged in sequence as follows:
On purification (thaharah),
On prayer 'iedain,
Regarding the distribution of zakat,
About the Hajj,
About the game animals and slaughter,
Information about kosher food and illegitimate, and
Each issue is discussed in the chapters are more detailed.
The discussion in this book a lot to do with patterns of dialogue indicating that Imam Shafi'i a skilful debater. Whoever read it he would have witnessed the power of proof imam Shafi and sharpness arguments based Al-kitab and sunnah.Tambahan footnotes, enhance the presence of the book.
May Allah bless the writer, peringkas and researchers and make it as a noble charity, which can enlarge the scales in our favor all.