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It has, however, been observed by knowledgeable Sunnis since the earliest times that Wahhabis do not count as part of “Sunnis” for almost all the practices, traditions and beliefs denounced by the Wahhabis have been historically integral to Sunni Islam, enshrined in a vast body body of literature and accepted by the great majority of muslims.

To know more about this tension between traditional “Sunnism” and Wahhabis you should refer to: It makes statements without expanding and giving them a rational.

Don’t have a Kindle? Hamid Algar, in his essay book “Wahhabism”, summarizes the birth, spread, and influence of the right wing Islamic Wahhabist sect in Saudi Arabia and world wide. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. An early result of this union was a creeping conquest of the Arabian Peninsula, misnamed as jihad; it culminated in the sacking of Taif and the occupation of Mecca in Islamic Publications International, 96 pp.


See all 32 reviews. The Mission and the Kingdom: Sincehe has served on the faculty of the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches Persian and Islamic history and philosophy.

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Will rated it really liked it Jul 07, What follows is a modest survey of the history, the doctrines, and the contemporary significance of Wahhabism. The other parts of the book are not so great: Aug 03, Wayfarer rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to review this item.

Among the extensions of Wahhabism beyond Arabia must be accounted the perverse and brutal regime wahhabjsm the Taliban in Afghanistan. The beauty of this book is that Dr. Second, Wahhabism is an entirely specific phenomenon, calling for recognition as a separate school of thought or even as a sect of its own.

To ask other readers questions about Wahhabismplease sign up. Customers who bought this item also bought. This is incorrect, for at the very outset the movement was stigmatized as aberrant by the leading Sunni scholars of the day, because it rejected many of the traditional bel Wahhabism, a peculiar interpretation of Islamic doctrine and practice that first arose eahhabism mid-eighteenth century Arabia, is sometimes regarded as simply an extreme algra uncompromising form of Sunni Islam.


Preview — Wahhabism by Hamid Algar. It takes him to the second to last chapter to tell you that he is against wahhabism. Customers who bought this item also bought. Eric Holm rated it liked it Feb 27, In this Critical essay, Hamid Algar, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, writes about the rise of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia, arguing throughout that it has seriously distorted the fundamental teaching of Islam and functioned for decades as the ideological mainstay of the Saudi regime.

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