[wuh-hah-biz-uh m, wah-]
- the group of doctrines or practices of the Wahhabis.
Also Wah·ha·bi·ism [wuh-hah-bee-iz-uh m, wah-] /wəˈhɑ biˌɪz əm, wɑ-/, Wa·ha·bism.
Origin of Wahhabism
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Examples from the Web for wahhabism
Saudi society and government are intricately intertwined with a puritanical flavor of Islam, Wahhabism.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?
March 29, 2014
Osama bin Laden was steeped in Wahhabism, as are many Sunni Jidahists in Iraq and Syria today, such as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms
September 15, 2014
Wahhabism is on the decline, but not yet extinct at Haïl; and the Wahhabis would of course have been our enemies.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2]
Wahhabism, as a political regeneration of the world, has failed, but the spirit of reform has remained.The Future of Islam
Wilfred Scawen Blunt
And Wahhabism is a direct telegraph wire between mortal man and his God.The Book of Khalid