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  • Na῾in (Image) Includes image

    Na῾in, interior vaults in the Safavid palace, c. 1560; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Na῾in (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Town in central Iran. Na῾in lies on the edge of the central desert to the east of Isfahan on the route from Qum to ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Nā'īnī, Muḥammad Ḥusayn (Biography)

    ( 1860 – 1936 ), the leading theoretician of the 1905 – 1909 Persian constitutional movement and the leading clergyman who granted legitimacy to ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Nabawiyyah (Subject Entry)

    See Prophethood ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nabhani, Taqi al-Din al- (Biography)

    (d. 1977 ) Palestinian judge from Ijzin in northern Palestine. Founder and theoretician of Hizb al-Tahrir al-Islami (Islamic Liberation Party), established in 1953 . ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nabhānī, Taqī al-Dīn al- (Biography)

    Muḥammad Taqī al-Dīn bin Ibrahīm al-Nabhānī ( 1905 – 1977 ), was born in Ijzim, a village near Haifa, and died 20 December 1977 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Nabi (Subject Entry)

    Prophet; one who announces. Person called by God to communicate a divinely given message in the form of general moral teachings to humankind and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nabi al-Ummi, al- (Subject Entry)

    A term used to refer to the Prophet Muhammad and variably translated as “the unlettered prophet,” “the prophet sent to a people without a ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nabidh (Subject Entry)

    See Intoxicants ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadhir (Subject Entry)

    One who warns; Muhammad 's self-described ( Quran 22:49 ) position as messenger of the God of Jews and Christians who was called to ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadir Shah Afshar, Muhammad (Biography)

    (r. 1736 – 47 ) Founder of the Afsharid dynasty in Iran. Known for an attempt to end the sectarian hostilities between the Sunnis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadwat al-Ulama (Subject Entry)

    Reformist school founded in India by Sayyid Muhammad Ali Mongiri in Lucknow in 1894 . It aimed to train ulama who would promote traditional ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadwat al-ʿUlamāʾ (Subject Entry)

    Nadwat al-ʿUlamāʾ is an Islamic seminary-cum-ideological orientation ( maslak ) that originated in 1894 and was formally established as an institution of higher learning ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law

  • Nadwat al-ʿUlamāʾ (Subject Entry)

    Nadwat al-ʿUlamāʾ (Council of Muslim Religious Scholars was originally a convention of Indian Muslim scholars and subsequently a leading religious seminary based in Lucknow, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Nadwatul Ulama (Subject Entry)

    See Nadwat al-Ulama ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadwī, Abū al-Ḥasan (Biography)

    Sayyid Abūl Ḥasan ʿAlīal-Ḥasan al- Nadwī ( 1914 – 1999 ) was a transnational Indian ʿālim , author, and educator. ʿAlī Miyān, as he ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Nadwi, Abul Hasan Ali (Biography)

    (d. 2000 ) A leading religious scholar and Muslim public intellectual of contemporary India and the author of numerous books on history, biography, contemporary ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nadwi, Sayyid Sulayman (Biography)

    (d. 1953 ) A leading religious scholar of twentieth-century South Asia. He is the author, together with his teacher, Shibli Numani , of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nafaqah (Subject Entry)

    Constitutes the financial obligation of a husband toward his wife during marriage and for a time after he divorces her. While married, a husband ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Nafisa, al-Sayyida (Biography)

    (d. 824 ) Greatgranddaughter of Hasan , the older of the Prophet Muhammad 's two grandsons. Wife of Ishaq al-Mutamin , son of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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