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Ibn Taymiyya



Date of creation
  • 2019   Gregorian
Preferred title

Ibn Taymiyya   English  

Variant title expression
  • ابن تيمية : حياته وفكره   Arabic  
Work type Single work
Non-literary work Historical work
Work manifested Monograph
Work genre Textual work

Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) of Damascus was one of the most prominent and controversial religious scholars of medieval Islam. He called for jihad against the Mongol invaders of Syria, appealed to the foundational sources of Islam for reform, and battled against religious innovation. Today, he inspires such diverse movements as Global Salafism, Islamic revivalism and modernism, and violent jihadism. This volume synthesizes the latest research, discusses many little-known aspects of Ibn Taymiyya's thought, and highlights the religious utilitarianism that pervades his activism, ethics, and theology.

Diamond   W 238682

Created at 07-05-2020 by Dalal Adib (IDEO)

Updated at 20-07-2020 by René-Vincent du Grandlaunay (IDEO)