What is a Wahhabite?

What is a Wahhabite? Here are some definitions.

  1. (Islam) a follower of Wahhabism, a fundamentalist movement of Islam
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Muslims performing the hajj brought back Wahhabite ideas and literature, especially from India where successors of local Wahhabite leader Shah Waliullah were very active.
In the next segment we shall look at the rise of Wahhabite power and the principles that informed that movement.

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