Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover
From Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019
Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and detriment in religious practices like spiritual concert (sama‘) and commemoration of the Prophet’s Birthday (mawlid).