By Mustapha Sheikh
This number of wisdoms from the works of Ibn Taymiyyah displays the diversity of his penetrative perception and knowledge. It goals to recast his paintings, that's frequently mistakenly linked to Islamic fundamentalism, for a brand new new release of Muslims who're looking a course throughout the demanding situations of the trendy age.
With an emphasis upon literary concision every one aphorism is pregnant with that means, that's conscientiously explored in a commentary.
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Dr. Mustapha Sheikh is lecturer in Islamic reviews at Leeds University.< DIV>
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