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  • Aa Gym (Biography)

    Abdullah Gymnastiar ( b. 1962 ) is an Indonesianpreacher popularly known as Aa (elder brother) Gym. Despite minimal orthodox religious education, Gymnastiar attained national ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abdul Rahman, Tunku (Biography)

    First prime minister of independent Malaysia and leader of United Malays National Organization. Was committed to a secularist vision of the Malaysian nation and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdurrahman Wahid (Biography)

    Elected as Indonesia's fourth president in 1999 , Abdurrahman Wahid ( b. 1940 ) is an influential Muslim intellectual leader, as well as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • ABIM (Subject Entry)

    Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia or Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement. Founded in 1972 . Major objectives include establishment and propagation of Islamic tenets and principles ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ABIM (Subject Entry)

    Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (the Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement, ABIM) was officially registered on August 17, 1972, in Selangor state, after operating as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abu Sayyaf (Subject Entry)

    An extremist separatist movement in southern Philippines. Known for cruelty, violence, kidnapping, extortion, and ransom demands. Has targeted foreign tourists in particular. Since spring ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Sayyaf Group (Subject Entry)

    The Abu Sayyaf Group (Bearer of the Sword or ASG) is a small, violent Islamic separatist group based in the Philippines. It was founded ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aceh (Subject Entry)

    Province of Indonesia in northern Sumatra. Some historians believe that Islam first came to Indonesia through Aceh in approximately the ninth century and that ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Adat (Subject Entry)

    One of the most important elements of Islamic society in Southeast Asia is adat (Ar., ʿādāt ), which denotes refined culture and more specifically ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • AFIC (Subject Entry)

    See Australian Federation of Islamic Councils ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Agriculture (Subject Entry)

    There are thirty-four countries with both significant agricultural sectors and majority Muslim populations. They form a broad band running from west to east across ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aisyiyah (Biography)

    Auxiliary of the Indonesian Muhammadiyyah movement, named after the Prophet Muhammad 's wife Aishah and concerned with women's affairs. Founded in 1914 and originally ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • All-Indonesian Association of Muslim Intellectuals (Subject Entry)

    See ICMI ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • All-Malaysia Muslim Welfare Association (Subject Entry)

    See PERKIM ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Amrullah, Hajji Abdul Malik Karim (Biography)

    See Hamka ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (Subject Entry)

    See ABIM ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Anwar Ibrahim (Biography)

    Anwar Ibrahim ( b. 1947 ), MalaysianMuslim activist, thinker, and politician, was born at Cerok Tok Kun, Bukit Mertajam, Penang; both his parents were ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Architecture (Subject Entry)

    [ This entry contains two subentries: Traditional Forms Contemporary Forms ] Traditional Forms Traditional forms provide images of the past: they enable a group ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Are Muslims involved in interfaith dialogue? (Chaptered Work)

    Today, Muslims and major Muslim organizations are a major presence in interreligious and intercivilizational dialogue nationally and internationally. ...

    Source: What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam; from chapter Islam and Other Religions

  • Asian Dawn (Primary Source)

    Hadji Agus Salim (Sumatra-Java, 1884–1954) was a Muslim political activist, journalist, and intellectual. He was born in a state functionary's family, attended Dutch colonial ...

    By: Hadji Agus Salim

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