Islamic Revivalism in Post-Medieval Period: An Overview of the Intellectual Legacy of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
Islamic revivalism is a distinct interpretive reading of Islam. It refers to those individuals and movements that want to strengthen Islamic influence in political, economic and social life. This phenomenon appears to be a part of a broader worldwide movement in which people disaffected from their government and feeling threatened by the erosion of traditional values turn to religion as a source of identity. In this paper an attempt has been made to highlight the intellectual legacy of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab that led to his immense contribution in Islamic revivalism in post medieval period not only in his mother land but all over the world as well.
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