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  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    1808 – 1883 Military leader , scholar , poet Abd al-Qadir led Algerian resistance to French colonization for nearly two decades. Born in Algeria ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    Abdülhamid II ( 1842 – 1918 ) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan ( r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • 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 Bakr, Yasin (Biography)

    Leader of radical Black Muslim organization Jamaat al-Muslimin in Trinidad. Led July 1990 storming of the parliament building in Port of Spain, taking the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • Afghānī, Jamāl al-Dīn al- (Biography)

    Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī ( 1838 / 39 – 1897 ) was a writer and Pan-Islamist political activist. Controversial during his lifetime, al-Afghānī has become ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • African-Americans (Subject Entry)

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

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • African Islamic Center (Subject Entry)

    See National Islamic Front (Sudan) ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Afwaj al-Muqawamah al-Lubnaniyah (Subject Entry)

    See AMAL ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • Aḥbāsh, al- (Subject Entry)

    Officially registered as The Association of Islamic Philanthropic Projects ( Jamʿīyat al-Mashariʿ al-Khayrīyah al-Islāmīyah ), al-Aḥbāsh was established in Beirut in 1983 and has ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ahl al-Adl wa'l-Tawhid (Subject Entry)

    See Mutazilis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl al-Hadith (Subject Entry)

    People of the traditions (of the Prophet). Also ashab al-hadith. The characterization refers to the adherents of the powerful movement of the late second ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl al-Quran (Subject Entry)

    Nineteenth-century Indian movement led by Abdullah Chakralavi . Advocated total reliance on the Quran as the perfect source of guidance. Taught that Muslims were ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl al-Sunnah wa'l-Jamaah (Subject Entry)

    People of the Prophet's Way and the Community. Also known as Barelvis and Barelwis. Founded in northern India in 1880s, based on the writings ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahl-i Haqq (Subject Entry)

    People of the truth. Also known as Ali Ilahis, “deifiers of Ali .” Members of a sect centered in northwest Iran, incorporating certain Shii ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ahmadis (Subject Entry)

    Controversial messianic movement founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in Qadian, Punjab (British-controlled India), in 1889 . Founder claimed to be a “nonlegislating” prophet (thus ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Aḥmadīyah (Subject Entry)

    A messianic movement in modern Islam, the Aḥmadīyah has been one of the most active and controversial movements since its inception in British India ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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