Because of his studies he had had a very vast amount of knowledge varying in different fields causing him to quickly move through the political field with respect from the Muslim power and community. With that being said, Al-Mawardi eventually was appointed as kadi (judge) in various towns, particularly in the city of Ustuwa before being awarded the city of Baghdad. This shows that Al-Mawardi had the knowledge,
power, respect, and leadership skills to have control over judging one of the biggest cities in the Muslim community. Furthermore, he had the respect and trust from the Caliph that he could carry out his job successfully. In the same sense, Al-Mawardi was eventually rewarded the surname of lakab of akda ‘l-kualat meaning supreme judge. This further reinforces the points that Al-Mawardi possessed the knowledge, power, respect, and leadership skills to be reining Caliph. The most important qualification is that Al-Mawardi was highly recognized by Caliph al-Kadir. As a result of al-Mawardi being so highly regarded by Caliph al-Kadir, Al-Mawardi was chosen on four separate occasions by the Caliph to perform diplomatic missions. This shows that the Caliph not only trusted and respected Al-Mawardi enough to make him supreme judge but also to carry out not one but four separate diplomatic missions. One of the most important diplomatic missions al-Mawardi carried out was the negotiation with the Buyids. As a result of the Calpih trusting al-Mawardi to carry out
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