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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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? 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 Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Will rated it really liked it Jul 07, Although there were times when it was difficult to follow the author’s train of thought, the essqy all book provides a good starting point for anyone who is interested in Saudi history and its modern methodology for spreading Wahhabism throughout the world. It has nothing to say or promote that is of interest to a western thinker. The author’s tone is hos I’ve seen references to this work in various places, thought i’d give this short book essay a read.

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I thought I might learn something about this sect of Islam, but I could see from the first several pages this was not to be. Wahhabism, a critical essay Author: Please try again later. Hisham rated it liked it Aug 02, The first part of the book about the history of the rise of Wahhabism and the founder of the movement is good. Algar atas gerakan Wahhabi ini enak dibaca, bernas juga.


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The author runs through in criticcal cursory manner the genesis of the Wahhabi movement, and it’s close ties in the formation of the early Saudi State and later Saudi Religious Establishment. The other parts of the book are not so great: Among the extensions of Wahhabism beyond Arabia must be accounted the perverse and brutal regime of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

The book also provides a history of the Western influence, the ties to Saudi family, their perpetrations and quite obviously the author’s personal views on all the rcitical. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. About the Author Hamid Algar, born in England inreceived his formal training in Islamic studies at Cambridge University, from which he received his Ph.

Taqbir Huda rated it really liked it Jun 28, He has been teaching in the Department of Near Eastern Studies sinceproviding a wide range of instruction in the fields of Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Turkish literature and offering lecture courses on various hamie of Islamic religion and culture.

Kadang-kadang, saya harus mengeluarkan senyum simpul saat membaca komentar-komentar sambil lalu Algar atas Wahhabisme atau Ibn Abd al-Wahhab. The author discusses the rise of Wahhabism at the hands of Muhammad b. Rodeo El-Sabae rated it it was ok Aug 27, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

It is, aglar the author says: Elizabeth Witzke-Baum rated it it was amazing Nov 04, This first Wahhabi occupation was short-lived but Wahhabism triumphed anew with the foundation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in I’ve seen references to this work in various places, thought i’d give this short book essay a read.


Pam rated it really liked it Oct 18, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. If you are looking for the smoking gun you will NOT find it here. It is an entry level book and serves well to that purpose.

As it is criticl essay, it is quite short. Saudi Arabia until today is the foremost propagator of the Wahhabi ideology and it’s global exporter – indications to this effect are made in the American context via various organisations. A near contemporary view of early Wahhabism C: 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 aglar sekarang yang “secara esssy dan salah kaprah disebut universitas.

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The Contested History of an American Ideal. Eric Holm rated it liked it Feb 27, Few pages into the book, its tone changes and the focus becomes a summary of historical events, wrapped at the end with a list of organizations esswy have Wahhabist influence and Saudi funding.