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Yemen, Islam in

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Yemen Introduction Yemen plays a prominent role in the early history of Islam. The Christian Yemeni king Abraha is said to have at...

Zaydiyya

Daniel Peterson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Zaydiyya Introduction The Zaydiyya are a branch of Shi’i Islam, often termed “moderate” or even “the practical group of the Shi’a,” that diverg...

ʿAbduh, Muhammad

Sukidi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muhammad ʿAbduh Introduction Muhammad ʿAbduh (b. 1849–d. 1905) was a chief reformer in the movement of Islamic reform that sprang from Egypt in t...

ʿAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib

Moojan Momen, Omid Ghaemmaghami

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

ʿAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib Introduction ʿAlī (c. 600–661) was the cousin, and at various times in his life, foster-brother, foster-son, and son-in-law...