Saudi Arabia located on the Arabian Peninsula in Islam is an Islamic country with majority Sunni residents. Official religion is Islam and most of the country’s population adheres to Sunni Islam. Wahhabism is the most conservative version of Sunni Islam that is practiced in this country 🔛 🇸🇦 ..
Wahhabism was established by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab in the 18th century and adheres strictly to an interpretation of both Quranic scripture and hadiths . It’s popular for its conservative literal interpretations of religion plethora adherence to its founder’s teachings . Additionally Wahhabism opposes innovations in Islamic practice for instance, saint veneration or foreign elements introduced into religious rituals.
Although Wahhabism is the predominant form of Sunni Islam in Saudi Arabia there are other branches of Sunni Islam practiced in the country as well like the Hanafi Maliki and Shafi’i schools of thought. There are also a small lot of Shiite Muslims in the country mainly concentrated in the Eastern Province.
Wahhabism has had a large influence on the culture and political life of Saudi Arabia. The country has adopted a variety of laws built upon the teachings of Wahhabism, consisting of a prohibition on alcohol, and the arrest and punishment of those deemed to get practicing a form of Islam that is not Wahhabi 🍹 ️ 🔛.
There is still a great deal of religious and practice diversity in Saudi Arabia despite the fact that Wahhabism is the official and dominant form of Sunni Islam as evidenced by the variety of religious practices the official acceptance of foreign customs and the various ways in which Islamic law is interpreted 🛃 ️ 🇸🇦.
Wahhabism is the official and dominant form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia, but there is still a great deal of diversity in the country when it comes to religion and practice. Although Wahhabism is the official and dominant form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia there are other branches of Sunni Islam practiced in the country as well for example, the Hanafi Maliki and Shafi’i schools of thought 🇸🇦 🏫. ! .
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