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Fahad al-Asker

Geoffrey Martin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Fahad al-AskerIntroductionFahad bin Saleh bin Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Ali al-Asker was born in the small town of Kuwait between 1913 and 1917. Atten...

Fairuz

Kenneth S. Habib

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

FairuzIntroductionThe Lebanese singer Fairuz is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed performers in the history of Arab musical arts. Born ...

Fana and Baqa

Kazuyo Murata

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Fana and BaqaIntroductionFanāʾ and baqāʾ, or “annihilation” and “subsistence,” respectively, are two technical terms in Sufism that describe two contr...

Farangī Maḥall

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Farangī Maḥall Introduction Farangī Maḥall (the European Palace) was the name of a family of ulama that flourished in India from 1700 to c. 195...

Fatima

Mary Thurlkill

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fatima Introduction Fatima was the daughter of the prophet Muhammad and his first wife, Khadija. The date of her birth is disputed, with 60...

Female Islamic Education Movements

Masooda Bano

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Female Islamic Education MovementsIntroductionMuslim societies have largely been effective in preserving the tradition of imparting basic Islamic know...

Finance, Islamic

Clement M. Henry, Jennifer E. Lamm

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islamic Finance Introduction The term “Islamic finance” generally refers to a corpus of theoretical economics and the practice of banking a...

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat

Alexandre Caeiro

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat Introduction The Muslim jurisprudence of minorities (fiqh al-aqalliyyat or minority fiqh) has emerged as a distinctive field...

Five Pillars of Islam, The

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Five Pillars of Islam Introduction Central to faith and practice in Islam are the five pillars outlined in the Hadith of Gabriel, recor...

Gender and Sexuality

Aysha Hidayatullah

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Gender and Sexuality Introduction The study of gender and sexuality in Islamic contexts is complicated by the modern historicity of these conc...

Gender-based Violence and Islam

Liv Tønnessen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Gender-Based Violence and IslamIntroductionScholarship on gender-based violence (GBV) and Islam is fast evolving and has made key advances. In particu...

Ghadir Khumm

Arzina Lalani

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ghadir Khumm Introduction Ghadir Khumm is well known in the history of Islam as the site where Muhammad pronounced a significant declaration in...

Ghazali, al-

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Al-GhazaliIntroductionAl-Ghazali (c. 1058–1111) is widely regarded as one of the most impressive thinkers in the Sunni Islamic world, encompassing a w...

Gökalp, Mehmet Ziya

Recep Alpyağıl

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Mehmet Ziya Gökalp Introduction Mehmet Ziya Gökalp (b. 1876–d. 1923) was one of the most significant political Muslim figures of the 20th cent...

Gülen, Muhammed Fethullah

Alparslan Açıkgenç

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Muhammed Fethullah Gülen Introduction Gülen (pronounced as ‘geulan’, “eu” as in French “u”) is a religious leader from Turkey. He was born in a s...

Hadith

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Hadith Introduction A Hadith (Arabic plural aHadith; the word “Hadith” is used as both a singular and a collective plural in English) is a ...

Hadith Commentary

Joel Blecher

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Hadith CommentaryIntroductionDuring the Islamic classical period, even after the tradition of Qurʾan commentary (tafsir) had already matured as a lite...

Hadith: Shiʿi

Kumail Rajani

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Hadith: ShiʿiIntroductionHadith, according to Imami Shiʿi Islam, is narrative record of a saying, deed, or tacit approval attributed to one of the Peo...

Hamas

Chrystie Flournoy Swiney

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Hamas Introduction The Islamic Resistance Movement, or حركة المقاومة الاسلامية (Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamat al-Islāmiyyah) in Arabic, is a national li...

Hanafi School, The

Christie S. Warren

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Hanafi School Introduction The Hanafi School is one of the four major schools of Sunni Islamic legal reasoning and repositories of positiv...

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