So the Messenger (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) tested her asking her, ‘where is Allāh?’ So she pointed to the heaven. Then he asked, ‘who am I?’ So she said, ‘you are the Messenger of Allāh’. So he said, ‘set her free for she is a believer.’
The ‘Bukhārī of the west’, the Imām, the ḥāfiẓ, ibn ʿAbd al Barr (d.423), the Imām of the Sunnah of his time said in his work al-Tamhīd under the commentary of the 8th ḥadīth:
“From Abū Hurayrah that the Prophet (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) said, ‘Our Lord descends every night to...