Sheikh Saleh Al-Luhaidan.. Death misses a member of the Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia
About 3 weeks ago, the Saudi Sharia scholar and preacher was exposed to a health crisis, after which he entered the intensive care unit until his family announced the news of his death at dawn today in a tweet on Twitter.
Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad al-Luhaidan, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and former head of the Supreme Judicial Council, passed away today, Wednesday.
About 3 weeks ago, the Saudi Sharia scholar and preacher was exposed to a health crisis, after which he entered the intensive care room until his family announced the news of his death at dawn today in a tweet on Twitter.
– 1932: He was born in the city of Bukayriyah in the Qassim region.
– Sheikh Saleh belongs to the Al-Luhaidan family, whose lineage ends with Ismail bin Rumaih Al-Areni (d. 970 AH).
1959: Graduated from the College of Sharia in Riyadh.
After graduating, he worked as a secretary and judicial lieutenant for the former Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Muhammad bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh.
1963: Appointed assistant to the president of the Grand Court in Riyadh.
1964: He became president of the court.
1969: Received a master’s degree from the Higher Institute of the Judiciary.
1970: Appointed a cassation judge and a member of the Supreme Judicial Council.
1971: He became a member of the Council of Senior Scholars since its establishment, and a member of the Muslim World League.
He founded Raya al-Islam magazine and became its editor-in-chief.
1982: Appointed as Chairman of the Permanent Committee of the Supreme Judicial Council, and as Vice-President of the Council in his absence.
1992: He was appointed head of the council in the general and permanent body of the Supreme Judicial Council.
February 14, 2009: A royal decree was issued relieving him from the presidency of the judicial judiciary, and the appointment of the Speaker of the Shura Council, Saleh bin Humaid, in his place, following a fierce media campaign against Al-Luhaidan when he issued a fatwa permitting the authorities to kill the owners of immoral satellite channels after a judicial ruling was issued.
He gave many lessons at the Grand Mosque, and gave fatwas on the “Noor on the Path” program on Saudi TV.
He has many lectures, symposia, and contributions to the discussion of master’s and doctoral theses.
Explain the four rules.
The merit of the supplication of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab.
Clarifying the significance of the need to beware of misguided people.
Explanation of the hadith of Muadh: “God’s right over His servants.”
Weeks before his death, he fell ill and was hospitalized.
January 5, 2022: He passed away at the age of 90 after suffering from illness.