Wahabism

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Concept.png Wahabism  SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
Founder(s)Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab

Wahabism is a faction of Islam which insists on a literal interpretation of the Quran. It is a source of inspiration for members of ISIL, and of the enemy image of the "Islamic Terrorist". It is described by Adam Curtis' 2005 documentary, The Power of Nightmares.

 

An adherent on Wikispooks

AdherentBornDied
Abu Hamza al Masri15 April 195830 November 2005

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
The Power of Nightmaresfilm2004Adam CurtisA some-holds-barred look at how fear has come to dominate politics in America, Britain and around the world — which observes that much of that fear is based on an illusion.


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