Benefit: The Scholars of al-Jarḥ wa-al-Taʿdīl Are a Blessing
In the Name of Allāh, the Ever Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy
The mere existence of scholars of al-jarḥ wa-al-taʿdīl (the science of criticism and praise in Islām) is a favour from Allāh and a form of preservation of His religion.
Source: Sharḥ al-Ḥamawiyyah, pg. 29.
Translated by: Munīb al-Ṣumālī