Contentions 12 by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Contentions 12 by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Contentions 12, the aphorisms of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, are now available on

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32.?The medievals, seeing the colour of our clothes, would call us all atheists.

33.?The preacher should neither lower the price of his goods, nor price Islam out of the market.

34.?Kufr: impermanence is a problem. Iman: our anxiety about impermanence is a problem.

35.?Science is the revelation of order. Faith is the revelation of liberation.

36.?The false Salafi is enraged because Sufism has been taken away from him.

37.?Betjeman: summoned by belles.

38.?We are divided from the other world by the thinnest of membranes, which we hang with mirrors.

39.?Great art is God looking at you. Mediocre art is you looking at God. Demonic art is you looking at yourself alone.

40.?Suicide bombing: al-fana? fi?l-shaytan.

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