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Categories of the Believers

Imām ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Nāṣir al-Saʿdī

Describing the three types of Muslims and the condition of their īmān.

The Believers Are of Three Categories

1) Those who race towards the good: They are those who establish the obligated and recommended things and abstain from the impermissible and disliked things.

2) Those who ration: They are those who confine themselves to carrying out only the obligated matters and leaving off the impermissible matters.

3) Those who oppress themselves: They are those who mix righteous actions and evil actions.

Published: November 2, 2016
Edited: September 11, 2022

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