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Ibadiyya

Martin Custers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibadiyya Introduction Historically, the Ibāḍīs (Ibadhis, Abadites, Abadhites, al-Ibāḍiyya, Ibadhiyah) constitute the only surviving branch of t...

Ibn Baṭṭūṭa

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibn Baṭṭūṭa Introduction Ibn Baṭṭūṭa was a Maghribi Amazighi (Berber) traveler, Mālikī scholar, judge, and ṣūfī from Tangier (in present-day Mo...

Ibn Khaldun

Michael Leezenberg

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibn Khaldun Introduction Ibn Khaldun (b. 732/1332–d. 808/1406) is often described as a precursor or ancestor of sociology, although he does not...

Ibn Rushd (Averroës)

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Ibn Rushd (Averroës) Introduction Ibn Rushd is considered by many to be the greatest of the Islamic philosophers within the Peripatetic tra...

Ibn Sīnā

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Ibn Sīnā Introduction Ibn Sīnā (370–429 ah/980–1037 ce) is generally considered to be one of the most creative thinkers within the Peripate...

Ibn Taymiyya

Jon Hoover

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ibn Taymiyya Introduction Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (also Taymiyah or Taymiyyah) was born in 1263 in Harran—in modern southeastern Turkey—...

Ijtihad

Junaid Quadri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Ijtihad Introduction To medieval Muslim scholars, ijtihad had a very specific technical meaning relating to the activity of an appropriately q...

Indonesia, Islam in

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Indonesia Introduction Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world, with approximately 85 percent of the more than 237...

Internet, Islam and the

Göran Larsson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Islam and the Internet Introduction The development of the global system of interconnected computer networks that we generally call the Interne...

Iqbal, Muhammad

Mustansir Mir

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muhammad Iqbal Introduction Muhammad Iqbal (b. 1877–d. 1938) was a preeminent Muslim poet, thinker, and statesman of India. He was educated at ...

Iran, Islam in

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Islam in Iran Introduction The terms “Persia” and “Persians” are seldom used in the early 21st century except in the United Kingdom or in ref...

Iranian Revolution, The

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

The Iranian Revolution Introduction The Iranian revolution of 1978–1979 has been one of the most significant sociopolitical developments in the...

Islamic Salvation Front (FIS)

Allen Fromherz

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) Introduction The Islamic Salvation Front, best known by its French name, Front islamique du salut (FIS), is a ba...

Jesus

Robert F. Shedinger

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Jesus Introduction Jesus plays a prominent role in the Islamic tradition and is often considered the most important prophet after Muhammad. He ...

Jihad

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Jihad Introduction The Arabic term jihad is properly defined as “struggle” or “striving” and is generally described as taking place at two le...

Ka`aba

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Kaʿaba Introduction A cubical structure located in the Sacred Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) in Mecca which Muslims venerate as the original sanc...

Kharijites

Tamara Sonn, Adam Farrar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Kharijites Introduction The Kharijites (Arabic: khawarij; sing. khariji) were the first identifiable sect of Islam. Their identity emerged ...

Kharijites and Contemporary Scholarship, The

Adam Gaiser

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

The Kharijites and Contemporary Scholarship Introduction The Kharijites (khawarij, sing. khariji), meaning the “secessionists,” is a blanket t...

Khatami, Muhammad

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Muhammad Khatami Introduction Muhammad Khatami was born on 14 October 1943 in the city of Ardakan in the Yazd Province in central Iran. He is a...

Khomeini, Ruhollah Mousavi

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini Introduction The Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Mousavi Khomeini (b. 1902–d. 1989) was a senior Shiʿa theologian and the fo...

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