Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Muhammad Taqi Usmani (born 3 October 1943) is a Sunni Hanafi Maturidi Islamic scholar from Pakistan. He served as a judge on the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistanfrom 1981 to 1982 and the Shariat Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan between 1982 and 2002. He is an expert in the fields of Islamic Jurisprudence (fiqh), economics, Tasawwuf, and hadith.
- None of them was able to compose even a few sentences to match the Qurānic verses. Just think that they were a people who according to ‘Allāmah Jurjāni, could never resist ridiculing the idea in their poetry if they heard that there was someone at the other end of the globe who prided himself on his eloquence and rhetorical speech. It is unthinkable that they could keep quiet even after such repeated challenges and dare not come forward… They had left no stone unturned for persecuting the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم. They tortured him, called him insane, sorcerer, poet and sooth-sayer, but failed utterly in composing even a few sentences like the Qurānic verses.
- Taqi Usmani, (2000) An Approach to the Quranic Sciences, p. 262.