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`A'isha

Mary Thurkill

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

ʿA’isha Introduction ʿA’isha is the youngest wife of the prophet Muhammad—his only virginal bride and, according to most traditions, his fa...

`Abdolkarim Soroush

Sayeh Meisami

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Abdolkarim Soroush Introduction ‘Abdolkarim Soroush is the penname for Hossein Haj Faraj Dabbᾱgh (1945–). He is one of the most controversial...

'Aysha Abd Al-Rahman

Ruth Roded

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

ʿAysha Abd Al-Rahman Introduction ʿAysha Abd al-Rahman (b. 1913–d. 1998), an Egyptian writer and Islamic scholar who published her literary wo...

Abbasid Caliphate

Letizia Osti

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Abbasid Caliphate Introduction The Abbasid dynasty ruled the central and eastern Islamic lands, at least nominally, and headed the Sunni Musli...

Abraham

Gordon Nickel

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Abraham Introduction Abraham is one of the most important characters in Islamic faith and life. There is more about Abraham in the Qurʾan than...

Abu Sayyaf Group

Vivienne S. M. Angeles

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Abu Sayyaf Group Introduction The Abu Sayyaf, also known as Al-Harakat al-Islamiyah (Islamic movement), is one of several Muslim movements see...

Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP) Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP) Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP)

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Adalet Ve Kalkinma Partisi (Akp) Introduction The Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP), or Justice and Development Party, was founded in August 20...

Afghani, Sayyid Jamal al-Din al-

Nikki Keddie

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Sayyid Jamal Al-Din Al-Afghani Introduction Also known as Asadabadi because of his now-proven birth and early childhood in Asadabad in northwes...

Africa, Islam in

Abdulkader Tayob

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Africa Introduction The study of Islam in Africa provides some useful insights into the history of Islam as a global and localized...

Ahmad Khan, Sayyid

Sheila McDonough

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan Introduction Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898) responded to the collapse of the Mogul Empire in India, following the ...

Ahmadiyyah Movement, The

Yohanan Friedmann

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

The Ahmadiyya Movement Introduction The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam is a modern Muslim messianic movement. It was founded in 1889 in the Indian...

Alawis

Stephan Prochazka

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Alawis Introduction The term Alawi (Arabic ʿAlawi, plural ʿAlawiyyun; Turkish Alevi; English Alawi/Alawites; French Alaoui/Alaouites) mainly d...

Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM)

Joseph Liow

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) Introduction Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia, or Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement (ABIM), was formed on 6 A...

Apostasy

Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Apostasy Introduction Apostasy (ridda, irtidad) is an important theological and legal problem in Islam. As a legal matter, virtually all classi...

Arab Salafism

David Commins

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Arab Salafism Introduction The term Salafism is derived from the Arabic phrase al-salaf al-salih, which means “the pious ancestors,” customaril...

Arabic Language and Islam

Mustafa Shah

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Arabic Language and Islam Introduction The Arabic language, which is the mother tongue of over 250 million people across the Middle East an...

Archaeology, Islamic

Marcus Milwright

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Islamic Archaeology Introduction Islamic archaeology is a specialism within the discipline of archaeology. The term Islamic archaeology may be...

Architecture

Walter Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Architecture Introduction The term “Islamic architecture,” as conventionally used today in the scholarly world, refers to works of architectur...

Art, Islamic

Walter Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Islamic Art Introduction The term “Islamic Art,” as conventionally used today in the organization of museum departments and the delineation of ...

Ashʿariyya

Ayman Shihadeh

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Ashʿariyya Introduction The Ashʿarī school, a chief representative of Sunni theology, is the most widespread and influential theological school...

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