Islamic Theological Literature of the Salafi Sect in the Modern Tatarstan

  •  Damir A. Shagaviev    
  •  Venera N. Khisamova    


Ibn Taymiyy and Ibn 'Abdalvahhab, today are also presented in Tatarstan, which in turn affects in a certain way on the religious situation in the region. The purpose of this article is to identify and analyze patterns of outstanding Salafi doctrinal literature in modern Tatarstan. The leading approach to the study of this problem is a systematic and comparative analysis which allows to carry out islamic study on the topic. In this article the concept of "Salafis," is revealed, the Salafi Muslims categories, their theological differences with the traditional Muslim sects, the analysis of the Islamic Salafi doctrinal literature authors, published in today's Tatarstan are described. The results presented in the article indicate wide circulation of Salafi literature in Tatarstan in recent years, various types of such literature, and how its content is contrary to the theological tradition of the local Hanafi Muslim. The article may be useful in the study of the religious situation in the regions of Russia at the moment.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-9063
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-9071
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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