Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab

Islamic Saudi scholar, jurist and eponym of Wahhabi movement (1703–1792)

Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Sulaymān al-Tamīmī (1703–1792) was a Sunni Muslim scholar, theologian, preacher, activist, religious leader, jurist, from Najd in central Arabia, considered as the eponymous founder of the so-called Wahhabi movement.

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  • I do not - God be blessed - conform to any particular sufi order or faqih, nor follow the course of any speculative theologian (mutakalim) or any other Imam for that matter, not even such dignitaries as ibn al-Qayyim, al-Dhahabi, or ibn Kathir, I summon you only to God, and Only Him as well as observe the path laid by His Prophet, God's messenger.
    • Haj, Samira (April 1997). "Reordering Islamic Orthodoxy: Muhammad ibn 'Abdul Wahhab". The Muslim World. 92 (3–4): 338. doi:10.1111/j.1478-1913.2002.tb03747.x – via Wiley Online Library.
    • Peskes, Esther (1999). "The Wahhabiyya and Sufism in the Eighteenth Century". In De Jong, Frederick; Radtke, Bernd (eds.). Islamic Mysticism Contested: Thirteen Centuries of Controversied and Polemics. The Netherlands: Brill. p. 147. ISBN 9004113002.

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