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Nabil Mouline

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300178906

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300178906.001.0001

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Shedding New Light on the Life of Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab

Shedding New Light on the Life of Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab

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(p.46) 2 Shedding New Light on the Life of Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab
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Clerics of Islam
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Nabil Mouline

Ethan S. Rundell

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0003

This chapter analyzes the life of Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab. It states that Ibn Abd al-Wahhab was a bearer of personal charisma who, by virtue of his mission, proclaimed a religious doctrine or a divine commandment. It also describes the career of Ibn Abd al-Wahhab. Jihad was a part of his writing. A veritable acculturation machine was formed by Ibn Abd al-Wahhab, which produced encouraging results. In the heart of Najd, the Al-'Arid district was “Hanbali-Wahhabized” toward the end of his life.

Keywords:   Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab, jihad, Najd, Al-'Arid

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