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  • Abu Zayd, Nasir Hamid (Biography)

    Nasir Hamid Abu Zayd ( b. 1943 ) is an Egyptianscholar whose views on the Qurʿān provoked controversy in the 1990s. He was born ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ackerman, Phyllis (Biography)

    ( b. Oakland, CA , 1893 ; d. Shiraz, Iran , 25 Jan. 1977 ) American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Adnan, Etel (Biography)

    ( b. Beirut , 1925 ) Lebanese–American artist and writer . Daughter of a Greek Christian mother and a Syrian Muslim father, she was ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • African-Americans (Subject Entry)

    See Nation of Islam ; America, Islam in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Aga Khan (Biography)

    The Nizārī Ismāʿīlī imams since the time of Ḥasan ʿAlī Shāh ( d. 1881 ) have borne the title Aga Khan. The present imam, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aga Khan Foundation (Subject Entry)

    The Aga Khan Foundation is a private, nondenominational, philanthropic institution established in 1967 by the Aga Khan, the Ismāʿīlī imam, to put into practice ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ahmad, Eqbal (Biography)

    A critical thinker on world politics and the contemporary Arab-Islamic world, Eqbal Ahmad ( 1933 – 1999 ) wrote prolifically on a wide range ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ahmad, Eqbal (Biography)

    A critical thinker on world politics and the contemporary Arab-Islamic world, Eqbal Ahmad (1933–1999) wrote prolifically on the rise of anticolonial movements, the Vietnam ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Al-Khoei Benevolent Foundation (Subject Entry)

    Established in the late 1980s in the name of Ayatollah Abol-Qassem al-Khoi (d. 1992 ), marja al-taqlid (authority to be followed) for the majority ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Al-Qaʿida (Subject Entry)

    See Qaʿida, al- . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Albania (Subject Entry)

    Albania, the only country within the European continent with a majority Muslim population, regained its basic freedoms in 1992 after almost 50 years of ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Ali, Muhammad. (Biography)

    ( b. 1942 ), American boxer, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. A major figure in both sports history and Muslim-American history, he ranks high ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • America, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    The first Muslims to arrive in America were black African slaves, most of whom were forced to convert to Christianity. Beginning in the late ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • American Muslim Council (Subject Entry)

    American Muslim political action committee working to raise awareness of international Muslim concerns, particularly the fate of Muslims in Cyprus, Kashmir, Bosnia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • American Muslim Mission (Subject Entry)

    Formerly known as World Community of Islam in the West, but changed its name in 1978 and came into closer relationship with mainstream Sunni ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Andalusia (Subject Entry)

    Andalusia, the southernmost region of Spain, was for several centuries the jewel of the Muslim empire in the west. A center of commerce, art, ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • 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

  • Arabshahi, Massoud (Biography)

    ( b. Tehran , 1934 ) Iranian sculptor . Trained at the College of Decorative Arts, Tehran, he held his first solo exhibition at ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • 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

  • Ardalan, Nader (Biography)

    ( b. Tehran , 9 March 1939 ). Iranian architect , urban planner and writer. He studied architecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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