“Ibn Taymiyya on Arabic”
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyya (Allah have mercy on him) commented on the Arabic language: as follows:
“The Arabic language is one of the overt symbols of Islam and its people…”
اللسان العربي شعار الإسلام وأهل
 Ibn Taymiyya, al-Iqtida’ Sirat al-Mustaqim, vol.1, p.519.