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  • A'ishah (Biography)

    614 – 678 Third wife of Muhammad A'ishah was the third and youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Born in Mecca, she was the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • 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

  • Abbasid Dynasty, Role in Law (Subject Entry)

    The Abbasids (750–1258 c.e .) seized power after a “revolution” that broke out in Khorāsān (Eastern Iran) in 747, under the leadership of Abū ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law

  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    (d. 1883 ) Algerian independence leader, Sufi mystic, and poet. Born in Algeria to a notable Moroccan family. Became involved in the Algerian independence ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • Abd Allah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (Biography)

    (d. 693 ) Companion of the Prophet Muhammad and son of the second caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab . Prominent authority in hadith and law. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abduh, Muhammad (Biography)

    1849 – 1905 Egyptian scholar , reformer Many scholars consider Muhammad Abduh the architect of Islamic modernism. His early years included a traditional education ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Ablution (Image) Includes image

    Muslims consider ablution, ritual washing or purification before prayer, a sign of respect to God. The process begins with a declaration that the ritual ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Ablution (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Ablution is the Muslim ritual of purification. Its importance to Islam dates back to the Prophet Muhammad, who stated: “Purity is half the faith.” ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Ablutions (Subject Entry)

    See Wudu ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ablutions (Subject Entry)

    A practice that consists of washing, which introduces the Muslim into the state of ritual purity ( ṭuhr ) and is an essential condition ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Ablutions (Subject Entry)

    The state of ritual purity ( ṭahārah ) that is an essential condition for the fulfillment of many religious practices in Islam is attained ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Abortion (Subject Entry)

    Muslim jurists uniformly hold abortion to be blameworthy but permissible under certain conditions. Ensoulment of the fetus is understood to occur 120 days after ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abortion (Subject Entry)

    Legal experts define abortion as the deliberate expulsion of the fetus from the womb prematurely and artificially without the presence of any need for ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abortion (Subject Entry)

    Abortion is the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Because it ends a developing life, abortion raises ethical and legal issues. It is a highly ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abortion (Subject Entry)

    In the medical sense, abortion is the termination of pregnancy before the fetus is viable and is capable of survival outside the uterus. In ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Abraham (Subject Entry)

    Arabic Ibrahim . Original monotheist, purifier of God's house, builder of the Kaaba, and first Muslim. Preached against idolatry and sin. Rewarded by God ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abraham (Biography)

    ca. 2000 B.C.E. Patriarch of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Abraham is considered the patriarch, or founding father, of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abrogation (Subject Entry)

    See Naskh ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Hanifah (Biography)

    699 – 767 Scholar and jurist Legal scholar Abu Hanifah is celebrated as the founder of the Hanafi, considered by many to be the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

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