AL-AHBASH AND WAHHABIYYA: INTERPRETATIONS OF ISLAM

@article{Kabha2006ALAHBASHAW,
  title={AL-AHBASH AND WAHHABIYYA: INTERPRETATIONS OF ISLAM},
  author={Mustafa Kabha and H. Erlich},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={519 - 538}
}
Islam is a universal religion and culture. Scholars who tend to focus on Islam in specific societies may overlook connections that, over the centuries, were important in shaping various Islamic intercultural dialogs. One case in point is the role of Ethiopia in the history of Islam. Although situated next door to the cradle of Islam, Ethiopia conveniently has been perceived by many Western historians of the Arab Middle East as an African “Christian island,” and as largely irrelevant. In… Expand
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