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Ibn Taymiyya dismissed the greater/lesser jihad hadith

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 8, 2017 at 06:51

Dr Pipes

This is what Ibn Taymiyya wrote about the infamous hadith of the "lesser and greater jihad"

اما الحديث الذي برويه بعضهم انه قال في غزوة تبوك رجعنا من الجهاد الاصغر الى الجهاد الاكبر فلا اصل له ولم يروه احد من اهل المعرفة باقوال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وافعاله انتهى

Or: In Regard to the Hadith being quoted by some that he said in regard to the Tabuk invasion: We returned from al-Jihad al-Saghir (the smaller jihad) to al-Jihad al-Kabir (the bigger jihad) it (the hadith) has no basis and it has not been reported by anyone of those that know (read this as al-Ulama and al-Mufasereen and the classical commentaries) the sayings of the prophet may Allah prays upon him and his word. End

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This hadith is bogus but again the likes of al-Ahmadiyya members keep quoting this bogus hadith and now Muslim apologists that are Arabic speakers and live in the West are now quoting this bogus hadith

There is only one jihad and it means holy war and there is only one Islam


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