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State of Nature: Rousseau & Ibn Taymiyya

Is man inherently good? What drives man to commit evil acts? Is man corrupt from birth?

Is Your Islam Shaped by Others?

We are today exposed to many types of thought and ideologies such as secularism, liberalism, atheism and humanism—how does this affect us?

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“I have pardoned every Muslim who has harmed me.”

When the life of Shaykh al-Islām Ibnu Taymiyyah is discussed the focus, many a time, is on the dimensions of his knowledge, his flawless memory, his Jihād, his enjoining of good and forbidding of evil, his trials, his ʿIbādah, his fearlessness and bravery, and his eloquence. But, such discussions often

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Apostasy: a ticking time bomb?

In the modern era the domination of the modern educational model has led to an increase in critical questioning and critical analysis. Everything can be and is questioned. With this frame of mind every notion, every idea and every concept can be rejected if unsupported by empirical evidence. Indeed such

Between the friends of Allah and the friends of Shaytan

BOOK REVIEW   The Decisive Criterion Between The Friends of Allah and The Friends of Shaytan Author: Ibn Taymiyyah (d728H) Pubisher: Dar As-Sunnah Publishers, Birmingham, UK Edition: Third Edition, Paperback Pages: 384 Translator: Abu Rumaysah INTRODUCTION Aḥmad b. ʿAbdul Halīm Taqi al-Dīn, famously known as Sheikh-ul-Islām Ibn Taymiyyah, is a