Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 4. Violence and Patience, 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, examines his attitude toward rebellion against rulers and its use by the modern Egyptian group al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya.