In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy
On Monday, August 1, 2005 Abu Eesa wrote: In the view of recent deaths and the like, wouldn’t it be nice if we remembered a few of the (many) major scholars that we’ve lost in the last few centuries? Here are a few rare pictures to give you some faces to all the names you’ve heard so much of.’’ [Included amongst Abu Eesa’s major scholars were the likes of Shaikh Abdul Fattaah Abu Ghuddah and this statement of his is still present in his blog]
Who is Shaikh Abdul Fattaah Abu Ghuddah?
Imaam Albaani (rahimahullaah) said: He is Shaikh Abdul-Fattaah Abu Ghuddah Al-Hanafi Al-Halabi; well known for his severe enmity towards the People of Sunnah and Hadeeth, especially in his land Halab, when he used to deliver the khut’bah on the Minbar of his Masjid on the Day of Juma’ah and utilized it for abuse against the people of Tawheed who were well-known as the Salafiyyeen, particularly in his land, and the Saudi people of Tawheed and other than them whom he nicknamed Al-Wahhaabiyyah in general. He proclaimed his severe enmity towards them and clearly declared them misguided with his speech: ‘’Indeed, appealing for aid and assistance through the dead besides Allaah (The Most High) and seeking deliverance and rescue of them is permissible, and it is not shirk. And whoever claims that it is shirk or kufr is a kaafir…
 Source: Sharh Al-Aqeedah At-Tahaawiyyah’ with the checking of Imaam Albaanee (rahimahullaah) page: 49. The 9th edition Al-Maktabah Al-Islaami 1408AH/1988]