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===Takfeer===
 
===Takfeer===
Abd al-Wahhab went so far as to declare all those who believed in the possibility of intercession with God to be [[Kafir|''kuffar'']], or [[non-Muslims]] (lit. "unbelievers"). This practice of excommunication whereby one declares someone else who self-describes as a Muslim to, in fact, be a non-Muslim, is known as ''[[takfeer]].'' Abd al-Wahhab can be seen as responsible for re-popularizing it until the present time (the practice had been at least somewhat common place prior to the 13th century and especially during the civil wars over Muhammad's [[Caliph|caliphal]] succession much earlier on, but had since died out).
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Abd al-Wahhab went so far as to declare all those who believed in the possibility of intercession with God to be [[Kafir (Infidel)|''kuffar'']], or [[non-Muslims]] (lit. "unbelievers"). This practice of excommunication whereby one declares someone else who self-describes as a Muslim to, in fact, be a non-Muslim, is known as ''[[takfeer]].'' Abd al-Wahhab can be seen as responsible for re-popularizing it until the present time (the practice had been at least somewhat common place prior to the 13th century and especially during the civil wars over Muhammad's [[Caliph|caliphal]] succession much earlier on, but had since died out).
    
In their conquest of the Najd, al-Wahhab's conceptions of ''[[tawheed]]'' and ''[[takfeer]]'' would prove crucial in first excommunicating and determining the apostasy of neighboring Arab tribes such that ''[[jihad]]'' against them could be justified.
 
In their conquest of the Najd, al-Wahhab's conceptions of ''[[tawheed]]'' and ''[[takfeer]]'' would prove crucial in first excommunicating and determining the apostasy of neighboring Arab tribes such that ''[[jihad]]'' against them could be justified.
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