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  • Ja῾far (Biography)

    ( b. Tabriz ; fl. 1412 – 31 ). Persian calligrapher . According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad , Ja῾far was trained in ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Ja῾farī (Subject Entry)

    See Law , article on Legal Thought and Jurisprudence . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Jabarti, Abd al-Rahman al- (Biography)

    (d. 1826 ) Last of the traditional Egyptian Muslim historiographers. Witnessed and wrote about the self-destruction of the Mamluk regime in the eighteenth century, ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jabhat al-Inqādh al-Islāmī (Subject Entry)

    See Islamic Salvation Front . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Jabhat Al‐inqādh Al‐islāmī (Subject Entry)

    See Islamic Salvation Front . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Jabhat al-Nusra (Subject Entry)

    is a militant group linked to al-Qaida active in Syria and Lebanon. When protests against President Bashar al-Assad began in March 2011 , there ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Jābir ibn Aflaḥ (Biography)

    Nothing is known about his biography. Our knowledge of his chronology is based on a remark by Maimonides ( 1135 – 1204 ), who ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Jābir ibn Ḥayyān (Biography)

    Jābir ibn Ḥayyān (d. c. early ninth century) lived during the eighth century and his full name was Abū ʿAbd Allāh Jābir ibn Ḥayyān ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Jabir ibn Hayyan, Abu Musa (Biography)

    (d. ca. 815 ) Muslim alchemist. Synthesized cosmological and scientific ideas, including the Neoplatonic theory of emanation of the world and depiction of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jabiri, Muhammad Abid al- (Biography)

    (b. 1936 ) Moroccan intellectual, writer, and professor of Arab and Islamic philosophy. Wrote over a dozen books and numerous articles focusing on contemporary ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jabr (Subject Entry)

    Destiny. The Quran is not decisive on the question of free will and predestination. Many passages uphold the former and many passages uphold the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jabriyyah (Subject Entry)

    Compulsionists. Name given to early Muslim theologians who denied human freedom of will. They held that all human acts occur under the compulsion of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jacob (Biography)

    Arabic Yaqub . Mentioned in the Quran sixteen times, as a righteous man, servant of God, son of Isaac , and grandson of Abraham ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jadd al-Haqq Ali Jadd al-Haqq (Biography)

    See Gadd al-Haqq ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jade (Subject Entry)

    Descriptive term rather than the name of a specific material that in the West refers to two silicate minerals, nephrite and jadeite, which are ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Jadidism (Subject Entry)

    Nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Russian Muslim intellectual movement, inspired by Ismail Bey Gasprinksi , that developed in response to colonial hegemony and the modern age. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Jadīdism (Subject Entry)

    The nineteenth- and early twentieth-century movement called Jadīdism developed among Russian Muslim intellectuals in response to colonial hegemony and the modern age. The name ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Jadīdism (Subject Entry)

    The nineteenth‐ and early twentieth‐century movement called Jadīdism developed among Russian Muslim intellectuals in response to colonial hegemony and the modern age. The name ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Jafar al-Sadiq (Biography)

    died ca. 765 Founder of Jafari school of law Jafar al-Sadiq, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, was the sixth imam of Shi'i Islam ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Jafari: Shii Legal Thought and Jurisprudence (Subject Entry)

    Named after the sixth imam (in this case, descendant of Muhammad through the appropriate line), Jafar al-Sadiq (d. 748 ). Recognizes four sources of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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