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‘Traditional Islam’ Now has Four Distinct Meanings in CIS Countries, Moscow Expert Says

June 27, 2014

Staunton, June 26 – The neologism “traditional Islam” was introduced by Ufa Mufti Talgat Tajuddin in the early 1990s to differentiate Muslim beliefs in the post-Soviet world from other trends being promoted by foreign missionaries. It has become widely used in all CIS countries, and it has even been invoked by Russian President Vladimir Putin. […]