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'A’isha al-Baʿuniyya

Th. Emil Homerin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

ʿA’isha al-BaʿuniyyaIntroductionʿA’isha al-Baʿuniyya (d. 923/1517) was a Sunni Muslim mystic and a prolific poet and writer, who lived most of her lif...

'Abduh, Muhammad

Sukidi Mulyadi

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...

'Alī 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...

'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...

'Ilm al-Khilāf / Legal Controversy

Mourad Laabdi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

ʿIlm al-Khilāf / Legal ControversyIntroductionMultiplicity and conflict of opinion played a decisive role in the development of Islamic law (fiqh) and...

`A'isha

Mary Thurlkill

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...

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)

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...

Adoption

David Powers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

AdoptionIntroductionAdoption is the act of establishing a man or woman as parent to one who is not his or her natural child. Adoption practices are fo...

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 local...

Afterlife, Heaven, Hell

Nerina Rustomji

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Afterlife, Heaven, HellIntroductionEschatological reckoning after the end of the time is one of the major themes found within the Qur’an and early Isl...

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...

Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar

Gökser Gökçay

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Ahmet Hamdi TanpinarIntroductionAhmet Hamdi Tanpınar (b. 1901–d. 1962) was a Turkish novelist, poet, critic, and historian of literature. He is consid...

al-Ḥallāj, Ḥusayn ibn Manṣūr

Ahmet T. Karamustafa, Jonathan Allen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Ḥusayn Ibn Manṣūr Al-Ḥallāj Introduction Few figures in the history of early Sufism are as captivating or controversial as that of Ḥusayn ibn ...

Al-Maʿarrī

Pieter Smoor

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Al-MaʿarrīIntroductionAbu al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī, Aḥmad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sulaymān al-Tanūkhī lived 363–449AH/973–1057 ce. Despite his blindness, he was...

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