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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

  • Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim (Biography)

    (d. ca. 578 ) Muhammad 's grandfather. Cared for Muhammad after the deaths of his parents. Died when Muhammad was eight. Credited by hadith ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Rahman, Aisha (Biography)

    (b. 1913 ) Also known as Bint al-Shati . Egyptian writer and professor of Arabic language and literature and Quranic studies. Wrote more than ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • Ābish Khātūn bint Saʿd II (Biography)

    Ruler of Fārs Province, wife of Mongol prince Tash-Möngke bin Hülegü Khan. A daughter of the Salghurid dynasty whose grandfather, Abū Bakr Qutlugh Khan ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • 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)

    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)

    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

  • Abraha (Biography)

    Ruled in sixth-century Yemen on behalf of the Negus of Abyssinia. Attacked Mecca in 570 . His assault was, according to the Quran (surah ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu (Subject Entry)

    Father. Initial part of the nickname or familiar name by which a man is known after becoming a father. Followed by the name of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abū Bakr (Biography)

    The first caliph ( khalīfah ), or successor to the Prophet Muḥammad, ruled for only two years ( 632 – 634 ), but his ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abu Hurayrah (Biography)

    Companion of Muhammad and important transmitter of hadith. Nickname (meaning “father of the little female cat”) given to him by Muhammad due to his ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Talib (Biography)

    (d. ca. 619 ) Muhammad 's uncle, protector, and guardian after the death of his parents. According to tradition, he was present when Muhammad ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Ubayda ibn al-Jarrah (Biography)

    (d. 639 ) Companion of the Prophet and one of the ten to whom paradise was promised by him. Played an important role in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ad (Subject Entry)

    The name of a people frequently mentioned in the Quran to whom a prophet had been sent by God and whose disobedience to God's ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Adalet Partisi (Subject Entry)

    See Justice Party ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Adaptation of Islamic Jurisprudence to Modern Social Needs (Primary Source)

    An LL.B. and Docteur en Droit (University of Lyons), he has served as magistrate, president of the Appeals Court (1944–46), member of Parliament, and ...

    By: Subhī Mahmasānī

  • Adat (Subject Entry)

    Customs, accepted practice. The functional equivalent of urf ( sing., pl. araf ); a known, common usage. No consensus exists in Islamic jurisprudence regarding ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Adıvar, Halide Edip (Biography)

    Halide Edip (sometimes spelled Edib) was a well-rounded intellectual, reformer, and activist working in male-dominated circles, a somewhat unusual experience for an early-twentieth-century woman. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

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