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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...

Ḥanbalīs

Livnat Holtzman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Ḥanbalīs Introduction Hanbalis (the plural form in Arabic is Hanabila) are the adherents of the fourth Sunni school of law that bases its lega...

Hasan

Diana Steigerwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Hasan Introduction Hasan ibn ʿAli ibn Abi Talib, the son of ʿAli (the cousin of Muhammad) and Fatima (the daughter of Muhammad), was born on 15...

Hijaz

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

HijazIntroductionThe Hijaz (Hejaz, Hedjaz), the holy land of Islam, is a geographical region that comprises most of the western part of modern-day Sau...

Hijaz Railway

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hijaz RailwayIntroductionIn 1900–1908, under the leadership of Sultan Abdülhamid II, the Ottoman Empire built the main line of the Hijaz (also Hejaz, ...

Hilli, al-

Sukidi Mulyadi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Al-Hilli Introduction Hasan ibn Yusuf ibn ʿAli ibn al-Mutahhar al-Hilli, commonly known as al-ʿAllama al-Hilli (d. 1325), was a prominent S...

Historiography

Andrew Marsham

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Historiography Introduction Historiography literally means “the writing of history.” It has two main, related, meanings: (1) the actual pr...

History of Astronomy and Space Science in the Islamic World

Jörg Matthias Determann

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

History of Astronomy and Space Science in the Islamic WorldIntroductionThroughout Islamic history, important rituals have been tightly connected to th...

Hizb al-Nahdah

Allen Fromherz

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Hizb Al-Nahdah Introduction Hizb al-Nahdah, which translates to “Renaissance Party” in English or “Parti de la Renaissance” in French (the sec...

Homosexuality

Samar Habib

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Homosexuality Introduction Western travelers to the Orient furnished writing and observations on same-sex sexual practices in Muslim lands in ...

Human Rights

Abdulkader Tayob

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Human Rights Introduction The study of Islam and human rights looks at the relationship between a specific culture and way of life on the o...

Husayn

Diana Steigerwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Husayn Introduction Husayn b. ʿAli b. Abi Talib, the son of ʿAli (the cousin of Muhammad) and Fatima (the daughter of Muhammad), was born, acco...

Ibadiyya

Martin Custers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

IbadiyyaIntroductionHistorically, the Ibāḍīs (Ibadhis, Abadites, Abadhites, al-Ibāḍiyya, Ibadhiyah) constitute the only surviving branch of the Khawār...

Ibn al-ʿArabī

Alexander Knysh, Ali Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Ibn Al-ʿarabiIntroductionIbn al-ʿArabi (often called “Ibn ʿArabi”), Muhyi al-Din Muhammad (b. 560/1165–d. 638/1240), was born in Murcia (present-day S...

Ibn Bâjjah

Josep Puig Montada

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Ibn BâjjahIntroductionAbû Bakr Muhammad Ibn al-Saʾigh Ibn Bâjjah was known as Avempace by the medieval Latin philosophers. He was born in Zaragoza aro...

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 KhaldunIntroductionAlthough Ibn Khaldun (b. 732/1332–d. 808/1406) does not appear to have exerted any constitutive influence on any of the founder...

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