Wahhabism and the World: Understanding Saudi Arabia's Global Influence on Islam (RELIGION AND GLOBAL


Oxford University Press (January 18, 2022)


For more than half a century, Saudi Arabia--through both official and non-governmental channels--has poured billions of dollars into funding and sponsoring religious activities and Islamic causes around the world. The effect has been to propagate Wahhabism, the distinctively rigid and austere form of Islam associated with the Kingdom's religious establishment, within Muslim communities on almost every continent.


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