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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

I'm interested in this quote from ibn Abd al-Wahhab (who is described as the founder of Wahhabism on Wikipedia): ... the Third Nullification from the nullifications of Islām which the Shaykh ...
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What is the difference between Wahhabism and Salafism?

What is the difference between Salafism and Wahhabism? (As I know they are different from Sunnis. So what is their opinions?)
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What is Wahhabism?

Recently I heard the term 'Wahhabism' for specifying a group of Muslims. Actually what is Wahhabism? Is it a sect or normal religious group?
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How is the "ultra-conservative" Salafi movement compatible with autodidacticism?

From the paper Is Islam Easy to Understand or Not?: Salafis, the Democratization of Interpretation and the Need for the Ulema, Jonathan A. C. Brown, Journal of Islamic Studies (2015) 26 (2): 117-144, ...
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