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Hanbali-Wahhabism in the Nineteenth Century: Grandeur and Decadence

Nabil Mouline and Ethan S. Rundell

in Clerics of Islam: Religious Authority and Political Power in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178906
eISBN:
9780300206616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the Hanbali-Wahhabism in the nineteenth century. It shows that Hanbali-Wahhabi ulama succeeded in extending the tradition's domination over almost all of Central Arabia after a ... More


The Birth of a Kingdom and the Renaissance of a Tradition

Nabil Mouline and Ethan S. Rundell

in Clerics of Islam: Religious Authority and Political Power in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178906
eISBN:
9780300206616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the beginning of the new kingdom and the rebirth of a tradition. It shows that Hanbali-Wahhabism was changed from a counterreligion to a religion, a process which which was ... More


Raising the Veil on the Conditions of Access to the Religious Establishment

Nabil Mouline and Ethan S. Rundell

in Clerics of Islam: Religious Authority and Political Power in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178906
eISBN:
9780300206616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reveals three broad categories of ulama, namely the self-made men, the children of midlevel religious personnel, and the heirs of the houses of ulama. It also shows the Al al-Shaykh as ... More


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