Abdallah Yusuf al-Qutbi
|Region||Horn of Africa/North Africa|
|Main interest(s)||Islamic philosophy, polemics|
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). In this work, he launches a literary attack on the Wahhabis, the Salihiya, and Ibn Taymiyyah, all of whom he regarded as heretics. Sheikh Abdullahi Qutbi, a disciple of Sheikh Abdulrahman Al Shanshi and member of Qadiriyyah congregation, an Islamic school of thought or tariqah.