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The Evil of Craving for Wealth and Status

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This is a valuable treatise by al-Haafidh Zaynuddeen `Abdur-Rahmaan ibn Rajab al-Hanbalee in which he explains the saying of Allaah’s Messenger (salAllahu‘alayhi wa sallam): “Two hungry wolves let loose among sheep are not more harmful then a person’s craving after wealth and status in his Deen.”

In the treatise he explains the serious consequences of a person’s greed for
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Paperback, 58 pages
Published 1995 by Al-Hidaayah Publishing & Distribution
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Halik
Jun 09, 2011 Halik rated it really liked it
Shelves: islam, non-fiction
“From following desires comes desire for this world, and from desire of this world comes love of wealth and status, and from love of wealth and status comes making lawful that which is forbidden.”

- Ibn Munabbih

Quite a handy little booklet that reminds you in no uncertain terms of the fleeting illusion of existence and the utter folly of selling your soul for meager exchange. It is not wrong in Islam to seek wealth, but to seek it at the expense of the religion is surely a loss. And we are not o
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Aug 11, 2013 Uzma rated it it was amazing
As the title suggests the book speaks about greed and desire to accumulate more and more wealth, and to acquire high levels of worldly status, authoritative position, leadership and domination.

Using authentic sayings of Prophet Muhammad [may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him] and wise men, the writer tries to provide the reader a reality check - to think where are we spending our time and energy. What is the purpose of our life? If we spend our lives chasing the delusions of this worldly
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اسمه :
هو الإمام الحافظ العلامة زين الدين عبد الرحمان بن أحمد بن عبد الرحمان بن الحسن بن محمد بن أبي البركات مسعود السلامي البغدادي ، ثم الدمشقي الحنبلي أبو الفرج ، المعروف بابن رجب .


ولادته :
ولد عام 736ه وقد أرخ الحافظ ابن حجر رحمه الله ولادته في سنة ست وسبعمئة ، ولعله سبق قلم من الناسخ ، والله أعلم


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