Abdallah al-Qutbi

Abdallah Yusuf al-Qutbi
Titleal-Qutbi
Personal
Born1879
Died1952
ReligionIslam
EthnicitySomali
Era19th–20th century
RegionHorn of Africa/North Africa
Main interest(s)Islamic philosophy, polemics

Abdallah ibn Mu'allim Yusuf al-Qutbi (Arabic: عبد الله يوسف قطبي‎) (c. 1879 – 1952) was a Somali polemicist, theologian and philosopher who lived in Qulunqul (Kolonkol), Somalia.

Biography[edit]

Sheikh Al-Qutbi is best known for his Al-Majmu'at al-mubaraka ("The Blessed Collection"), a five-part compilation of polemics that was published in Cairo ca. 1919–1920 (1338).[1] Sheikh Abdullahi Qutbi, a disciple of Sheikh Abdulrahman Al Shashi and member of Qadiriyyah congregation, an Islamic school of thought or tariqah.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin, B.G. (2003). Muslim Brotherhoods in Nineteenth-Century Africa. Cambridge University Press. p. 199. ISBN 0521534518.