The most well known islamic renewal movement of the

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3.the most well-known Islamic renewal movement of the period was Wahhabisma.developed in the Arabian Peninsula in mid-eighteenth centuryb.founder Abd al-Wahhab (1703–1792) was a theologianc.aimed to restore absolute monotheism, end veneration of saintsd.aimed to restore strict adherence to the sharia (Islamic law)e.movement developed a political element when Abd al-Wahhab allied with Muhammad Ibn Saud; led to creation of a statef.the state was “purified”g.the political power of the Wahhabis was broken in 1818, but the movement remained influential in Islamic worldh.reform movements persisted and became associated with resisting Western cultural intrusion
C.China: New Directions in an Old Tradition1.Chinese and Indian cultural/religious change wasn’t as dramatic as what occurred in Europe
2.Ming and Qing dynasty China still operated within a Confucian framework
IV.A New Way of Thinking: The Birth of Modern Science A.The Scientific Revolution was an intellectual and cultural transformation that occurred between the mid-sixteenth century and the early eighteenth century.

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