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Salafisme

Seeking Knowledge unto China

“Seek knowledge, even unto China”—this is a very famous hadith among the Chinese Muslim communities. Even though many well-known scholars, including Salafi authority shaykh Muhammad Nasir al-Din al-Albani (1914-1999), have ruled out its status as an authentic hadith, it’s nonetheless very often quoted by Chinese scholars and politicians in various scenarios to show that there’s…

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