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It is the fourteenth c en-
tur y, and the Mus lim
wo rld is in c haos . The
pure es s enc e and foun-
d a t i o n
o f
I s l a m
(Ta wheed ), is being c or-
rupted b y Philos ophers
trying to e xplain k no wl-
edge of the uns een. The
M u s l i m
m i l i t a r y
a n d
lands are als o in great
turm oil. Mus lim s are at-
tac k ing Mus lim s! ! ! And
the Um m ah c ries out to
Allah for the arrival of a
leader who will guide
them bac k to the true
path.
This was the s ituation of
the Um m ah before the
arrival of Ibn Ta ym i y-
yah, a s ituation we as
an Um m ah c an relate to
today in the t went y firs t
c entury.
The revi val o f the Sun-
nah is a m is s ion that
bears a lot of res pons i-
bility, and it trul y is a
tas k of great hards hip,
thus it is not s urpris ing
to learn that thos e who
r e v i v e d
t h e
S u n n a h
we re people of great
s trength, k no wledge and
Shaykh Al Islam
Ibn -Taymiyyah
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A truly great Scholar
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By: Sister Laila Nasheeba