Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. In this Critical essay, Hamid Algar, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, writes about the rise of Wahhabism in. Wahhabism: A Critical Essay. By Hamid Algar. Islamic Publications International, 96 pp. $ Purchase. A seasoned scholar who knows his Islamic.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The relative prevalence of Wahhabi modes of thought now observable in various Muslim countries is a more recent phenomenon, due to a variety of contingencies unconnected with the first appearance of that sect.

Aug 03, Wayfarer rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. For readers who do not know about this ideology, it is sufficient to tell them that Talibans are “Wahhabis”.

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PhD or not, it is written in a round about the subject as is normally the middle eastern way of presenting thoughts. Read more Read less.

Write a customer review. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The author discusses the rise of Wahhabism at the hands of Muhammad b.


See all 32 reviews. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jun 30, Kathleen O’Neal rated it liked it. This is a good read to ascertain a historical prospective, albeit all too short to satisfy any real curiosity – also, such efforts need to be updated; parallels and influences on current happenings need to be illustrated and explained, as Wahhabism has a tendency to deceptively morph itself in order to dupe the unsuspecting and dimwitted.

Oct 08, Lumumba Shakur rated it agar liked it Shelves: Wahhabism, a peculiar interpretation of Islamic doctrine and practice that first arose in mid-eighteenth century Arabia, is sometimes regarded as simply an extreme or uncompromising form of Sunni Islam.

Writings and Esswy of Imam Khomeini. Elizabeth Witzke-Baum rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Second, Wahhabism is an entirely specific phenomenon, calling for recognition as a separate school of thought or even as a sect of its own.

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Wahhabism: A Critical Essay by Hamid Algar

Encyclopedia of Islamic Doctrine, Vol. Among the extensions of Wahhabism beyond Arabia must be accounted the perverse and brutal regime of the Taliban in Afghanistan. Jun 29, Kevin rated it did not like it.

Begitu pula komentarnya bahwa sangat keliru ewsay kita menyejajarkan Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab dengan Syah Wali Allah atau bahkan Ibn Taymiyyah yang sangat ia puji-puji, criticaal salah satu tokoh pembaru Islam.


A basic diatrabe on what the author believes as the difference between wahhabi and other isalmists.

Books by Hamid Algar. I knew that after the first chapter. Memang subjektif, tapi tetap akademis. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Misalnya, saat ia menulis bahwa buku-buku Ibn Abd al-Wahhab lebih pantas disebut “buku catatan seorang pelajar” daripada karya seorang ulama yang mumpuni di bidangnya; atau ketika ia menyinggung lembaga-lembaga dakwah Wahhabi di zaman sekarang yang “secara absurd dan salah kaprah disebut universitas.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Navas Av rated it did not like it Jan 03, Taqbir Huda rated it really liked it Jun 28, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The other parts of the book are not so great: Fiery yet engaging and well referenced polemics.