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13. The man who interviewed the sheikhs of takfir and provocation in Saudi Arabia said their retractions have undermined takfir-based ideology

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13. The man who interviewed the sheikhs of takfir and provocation in Saudi Arabia said their retractions have undermined takfir-based ideology
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2003
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52
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13
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pp. 1,12
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December 30, 2003
Author: 
Mirza al-Khawalidi
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In an interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Sheikh A´id Qurani said that "sheikhs of takfir" renounced their old thoughts of their own free will and not under any pressure. He believes that the retreat of those sheikhs has delivered a blow to the heart of takfir-based ideology.

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Sheikh A’id Al-Qurani, who conducted the three TV interviews with three of the sheikhs of takfir and provocation, called for an end to individual fatwas in order to confront the threat of calls to takfir.

In an interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Sheikh Qurani said that the three sheikhs renounced their old thoughts of their own free will and not under any pressure.
Al-Qurani believes that the retreat of the three sheikhs has delivered a blow to the heart of takfir-based ideology.

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