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Being Salafi in the Early Twentieth Century

Henri Lauzière

in The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175500
eISBN:
9780231540179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175500.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 1 discusses the meaning of the word “Salafi” since the medieval period and how it started to change in the early twentieth century. It also explains the Orientalist construction of “modernist ... More


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


The Redemption of Humanity: The Case of Ibn Taymiyya

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibn Taymiyya is often hailed as a vanguard of Islamic traditionalism. He argues that anyone who receives the divine message and turns away from it will be held accountable on Judgment Day. ... More


Introduction: The Ulama, Clerics of Islam

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/9780300178906.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents an introduction of the ulama. The ulama maximizes the possibilities for salvation. This book explores the corporation of the ulama. The ulama is believed to symbolize the ... More


The Birth of the Hanbali 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/9780300178906.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the beginning of the Hanbali tradition. It reveals how the position of Ahmad ibn Hanbal in the Islamic community became one of the most specifically constitutive elements of ... More


Routinization and Institutionalization of Hanbali-Wahhabism

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/9780300178906.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the institutionalization and routinization of the Hanbali-Wahhabi tradition. It reveals that the West hoped that Pan-Arabism would destroy Islam and split Muslims. Turning to ... More


The Committee of Grand Ulama: An Organization in the Service of the Prince . . . and the Population

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/9780300178906.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the creation of the Committee of Grand Ulama, which was the most significant Hanbali-Wahhabi organization that existed. In addition to the committee, the High Council of the ... More


At the Crossroads: The Religious Establishment Put to the Test of the Saudi Politico-Religious Space

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/9780300178906.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines how the ulama responded to three important episodes in contemporary Saudi Arabian history: the seizure of the Grand Mosque of Mecca in 1979, the Islamist protest movement of the ... More


Conclusion

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/9780300178906.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A new politico-religious order, namely the Saudi Emirate and the Hanbali-Wahhabi tradition, has emerged through the action and work of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab. A true policy of homogenization has ... More


The Legal Boundaries of Marital Discipline

Ayesha S. Chaudhry

in Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640164
eISBN:
9780191747755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640164.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This study of the four major Sunnī legal schools in the pre-colonial period illustrates the range of legal opinions about the application of Q. 4:34, as well the connections and overlap between the ... More


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