Sheikh Abd al Qadir As-Sufi
Source of Influence: Preachers & Spiritual Guides
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Sheikh as-Sufi is the founder of the Murabitun World Movement. Born Ian Dallas in Scotland, As-Sufi converted to Islam in 1967. He has written on a wide range of subjects–including 30 books on Islam–and is especially well-known for his criticisms of modern banking and modern education. In February 2014, he distanced himself from the dinar and dirham movement.