Perennialism – is the belief amongst some Muslims that all religious are valid paths to Allah a direct result of Sufism and the understanding of Islam as having multiple schools of thought?
Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad answers in under three and half minutes.
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, also known as Timothy John Winter, is one of the most influential and highly regarded Muslim scholars in theworld today. He is Director of Studies (Theology and Religious Studies) at Wolfson College and the Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. He is Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, which trains imams for British mosques. He has translated a number of books from the Arabic, including several sections of Imam al-Ghazali’s Ihya’ Ulum al-Din. He is a frequent international speaker and writer and also a regular contributor to the prestigious BBC Radio 4’s prestigious Thought for the Day.
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