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  • Ra῾s al-Khayma (Subject Entry)

    See under United arab emirates . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Rabat (Subject Entry)

    Capital of Morocco, located on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River. Rabat is composed of four distinct parts: the ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Rabb (Subject Entry)

    Lord, master, owner. The term is found over nine hundred times in the Quran as a name for the deity. Usually translated “lord.” Never ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rabbani, Burhanuddin (Biography)

    Former president of Afghanistan. Head of Afghani Jamiat-i Islami (formerly part of the Afghani branch of the Muslim Brotherhood). A former professor of Islamic ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rabbath Ammon (Subject Entry)

    See Amman . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Rabiah al-Adawiyah (Biography)

    (d. 801 ) Female mystic of slave origin from Basra, often called the first Islamic saint. Introduced the doctrine of selfless love into Sufism. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rābiṭah, al- (Subject Entry)

    See Muslium World League . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • RĀbiṬah, Al‐ (Subject Entry)

    See Muslim World League . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Rabitat al-Alam al-Islami (Subject Entry)

    See Muslim World League ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rabiʿa Al-ʿAdawīya (c. 1200) (Primary Source)

    The freed slave and mendicant Rabiʿa al-ʿAdawīya is the most famous Ṣūfī woman, although she receives only brief mention in the early hagiographies. Faridu ...

    By: Faridu d-Din ʿAttar

  • Rābiʿah of ʿAdawīyah (Subject Entry)

    Rābiʿah of Basra was a freedwoman from the tribe of Qays ibn ʿAdī, hence, her surname al-ʿAdawīyah Born into a family of modest means ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Rachid Ghannoushi (Chaptered Work)

    If God wishes me to become a martyr of the mosques, then let it be. But I tell you that my death will not ...

    Source: Makers of Contemporary Islam

  • Radd (Subject Entry)

    To send back or take back; to refute or respond. In Islamic law, it most often refers to taking back a repudiated wife. A ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Radicalism (Subject Entry)

    Ideologies and actions not recognized as consistent with mainstream values. In Islam, the term often refers to the appeal to religion in order to ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Radio and Television (Subject Entry)

    Traditionally, radio and television programming in the Islamic world has served the interests of government leaders. As the owners and operators of the communication ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Radio and Television (Subject Entry)

    Communication patterns in the Islamic world have undergone considerable change since the advent of broadcasting in the twentieth century. When broadcasting systems were introduced ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Radiyya bint Iltutmish (Biography)

    sultan of Delhi ( 1236 – 1240 ). The eldest daughter of Sultan Shams al-Dīn Iltutmish by his chief wife, she was at one ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Radiyyah (Biography)

    See Women and Islam ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rahain (Subject Entry)

    See Hostages ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Rahim, al- (Subject Entry)

    The Merciful One. One of the ninety-nine names of God, reflecting the belief that God provides for human beings, guides them to the truth, ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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