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Modernism

John O. Voll

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Modernism Introduction The term modernism refers to efforts to create a synthesis combining existing and continuing traditions of culture a...

Moses

Brannon Wheeler

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Moses Introduction Moses is mentioned by name some 137 times in the Qurʾan, more than any other figure in the text. Because he is often associa...

Mu`tazilites

Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muʼtazilis Introduction The Muʼtazilis are of theologians who argued for the importance of reason in religion and theology. Historiographers us...

Muhammad

Frank Peters

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Muhammad Introduction: The Biographical Enterprise For the first half of his life, Muhammad lived in obscurity, first as an orphan raised b...

Muḥammad Nāṣir al-Dīn al-Albānī

Emad Hamdeh

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Muḥammad Nāṣir al-Dīn al-AlbānīIntroductionMuḥammad Nāṣir al-Dīn al-Albānī (1914–1999) was one of the most influential Salafi scholars in the 20th cen...

Muhammad, Elijah

Herbert Berg

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Elijah Muhammad Introduction Elijah Muhammad, born Elijah Poole in 1897, led the Nation of Islam from the time of the disappearance of its fou...

Muhammad, Tomb of

Amelia Gallagher

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Tomb of MuhammadIntroductionThe “Tomb of Muḥammad” refers to the grave of the Prophet Muḥammad (d. 632) as it is contained within a constructed sepulc...

Muharram

Karen Ruffle

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muharram Introduction Before the advent of Islam in 610 ce, the pre-Islamic Arabs held the lunar month of Muharram to be sacred. Today, all Mus...

Muslim Brotherhood

Marion Boulby

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muslim Brotherhood Introduction The Muslim Brotherhood was established in Egypt in 1928 by a schoolteacher, Hasan al-Banna, with an educational...

Muslim Nonviolence

Jeffry R. Halverson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Muslim Nonviolence Introduction Nonviolence is the principled and strategic abstention from violence to bring about political or social change...

Muslim Pilgrimage Traditions in West Africa

Nougoutna Norbert Litoing

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Muslim Pilgrimage Traditions in West AfricaIntroductionThe hajj, or greater pilgrimage to Mecca, is required of every able-bodied and financially capa...

Muslim Television Preachers

Tuve Floden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Muslim Television PreachersIntroductionMuslim television preachers, also called Muslim televangelists or media preachers, became popular with the rise...

Mutʿa

Karen Ruffle

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mutʿa Introduction A practice that predates Islam, mutʿa is a form of temporary marriage. Indications exist that Iranian Zoroastrian auxiliary ...

Nana Asma'u bint Usman ‘dan Fodio

Beverly Mack

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Nana Asma'u bint Usman ‘dan FodioIntroductionNana Asma’u bint Usman ‘dan Fodio (b. 1793–d. 1864/5 ce; Gregorian calendar dates vary in concordance wit...

Nation of Islam

Herbert Berg

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Nation of Islam Introduction The Nation of Islam began in 1930 in Detroit with the appearance of a mysterious man known variously as Master W....

Nationalism

Michael B. Bishku

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Nationalism Introduction The term “nationalism” refers to a process by which a group (or groups) of people who possess one or many real or ...

Nigeria, Islam in

Alexander Thurston

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Islam in Nigeria Introduction Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, home to an estimated 170 million people. According to a 2011 rep...

Nizar Qabbani

Ahmad Barakat

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Nizar QabbaniIntroductionNizar Qabbani was a Syrian poet, publisher, and diplomat. He was largely considered Syria’s national poet, and one of the mos...

North America, Islam in

Amir Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in North AmericaIntroductionMany North Americans are surprised to learn that Muslims have a long history on their continent. Historians estimate...

Nursi, Said

Zeki Saritoprak

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Said Nursi Introduction Bediüzzaman Said Nursi (b. 1876–d. 1960) is considered by both his admirers and his opponents as one of the most influenti...

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