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For the Libyan dissident, see Fathi Eljahmi

Jahmī (Arabic: جهمي‎‎) was a pejorative term used especially by early Hanbalites to refer to the followers of Jahm ibn Safwan (d. 128/746).[1] In the modern era it is also used by followers of the heterodox Wahhabi sect against orthodox Sunni Muslims.[2]


  1. ^ Hoover, J. (1 September 2004). "Perpetual Creativity in the Perfection of God: Ibn Taymiyya's Hadith Commentary on God's Creation of this World". Journal of Islamic Studies. 15 (3): 287–329. doi:10.1093/jis/15.3.287. 
  2. ^ http://masud.co.uk/the-ashari-school/