99 Characteristics Of Various Misguided Groups In The Muslim Ummah -09
09. Among these groups are those who take a very lax and weak position towards innovation in the religion, superstitious practices, and acts of associating others with Allaah due to the claimed need to unite the voices and gather the Muslims in a single rank, or due to some other false pretext and claim. This occurs to such a degree that they have reached the state where they will even intentionally choose someone as their general leader from those people who engage in superstitious practices or perform sinful acts of associating others with Allaah.
The above points are taken from the work:
The source was an appendix to the small work “The Methodology of the People of the Sunnah and Adherence to the Jama’ah in Calling to Allaah.” by ‘Abdullah Ibn Muhammad Ibn Saaleh al-Ma’taar (Published by Dar Ibn Jawzee, Cairo 1425)
with an introduction by the esteemed guiding scholar Sheikh Saaleh Ibn Fauzaan al-Fauzaan, may Allaah preserve him.