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  • Bâ, Amadou Hampâté (Biography)

    Amadou Hampâté Bâ ( 1900 – 1991 ), a Malian scholar, writer, and public intellectual, was one of the major cultural figures of twentieth-century ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Ba῾th Parties (Subject Entry)

    The Arab Socialist Ba῾th Party ( Ḥizb al‐Ba῾th al‐῾Arabī al‐Ishtirākī ) was founded in Syria in the early 1940s by militants of the Iḥyā' ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Bab (Biography)

    See Shirazi, Sayyid Ali Muhammad ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Bāb (Subject Entry)

    In the middle of the nineteenth century, Iranian Shiism underwent radical changes. Among these was a marked improvement in the status and power of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Bāb (Subject Entry)

    In the middle of the nineteenth century, Iranian Shiism underwent radical changes. Among these was a marked improvement in the status and power of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Bab-i Ali (Subject Entry)

    Ottoman Sublime Porte. Term refers to palace, court, and government of ruler; initially referred to the dwelling of the grand vizier. The Porte housed ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Babism (Subject Entry)

    A revivalist Shi'i movement of the 1840s, Babism was founded by an Iranian merchant named Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi . In 1844 at the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Babism (Subject Entry)

    Nineteenth-century militant Iranian Shii messianic movement for radical religious and social change, led by Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi (d. 1850 ), self-proclaimed bab (gate) ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Bābism (Subject Entry)

    See Bahāʾī . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Bābism (Subject Entry)

    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, several important revivalist movements appeared throughout the Islamic world. Only one of these—but by no means the least ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Bābism (Subject Entry)

    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, several important revivalist movements appeared throughout the Islamic world. Only one of these—but by no means the least ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Babur, Zahir al-Din Muhammad (Biography)

    First Mughal ruler of India (r. 1526 – 30 ). Descended from Timur , he fought most of his life for tribal holdings in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Back to the Qur'an (Primary Source)

    Muhammad Akram Khan (Bengal-Pakistan, 1868–1968) was a controversial reformer and journalist. Born near Calcutta, Khan began his higher education at an English-medium school, then ...

    By: Muhammad Akram Khan

  • Badawah (Subject Entry)

    See Bedouin ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Badawi, al-Sayyid Ahmad (Biography)

    (d. 1276 ) Moroccan-born founder of Ahmadi Sufi order, one of the four largest in Egypt. Influenced by Ahmad al-Rifai and Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Badawi, Jamal (Biography)

    Dr. Jamal Badawi is Professor Emeritus at Saint Mary's University in Canada and recipient of an honorary doctorate from the same institution. He earned ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Badr al-Din Lu῾lu῾ (Biography)

    Ruler of Mosul from 1222 to 1259 . He was a freed slave, as his name Lu῾lu῾ (“Pearl”) indicates, and became regent (Turk. atabeg ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Badr, Battle of (Subject Entry)

    Badr refers to Badr Ḥunayn, a small market center near the Red Sea coast, lying southwest of Medina on the caravan route from Mecca ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Badr, Battle of (Subject Entry)

    Battle fought in 624 by Muhammad and followers against the larger Meccan army led by Abu Sufyan . Seen as a symbol of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Badran, Margot (Biography)

    An accomplished and prolific scholar of Middle Eastern and Islamic history focusing on gender issues, Margot Badran is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

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