Saturday, December 25, 2004

Ibn Tumart

In full  Abu 'abd Allah Muhammad Ibn Tumart   Berber spiritual and military leader who founded the al-Muwahhidun confederation in North Africa (see Almohads). The doctrine he taught combined a strict conception of the unity of God with a program of juridical and puritanical moral reform, based on a study of the Qur'an and of tradition.


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