This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word salafism
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Salafism, Salafi movement(noun)
a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world
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A Sunni Islamic movement that takes the pious ancestors, the salaf of the patristic period of early Islam, as exemplary models.