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  • Sa῾dĀwĪ, NawĀl Al‐ (Biography)

    (b. 1931 ), leading feminist of the Arab world. Al‐Sa῾dāwī evokes more passion and controversy than any other Arab writer, male or female, inside ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Sa῾di (Subject Entry)

    Islamic dynasty that ruled Morocco between 1511 and 1659 . Like their ῾Alawi successors, the Sa῾dis were sharīfs (descendants of the prophet Muhammad) and ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Sa῾ūd, ῾Abd Al‐῾azīz Ibn ῾abd Al‐raḥmān Āl (Biography)

    ( 1880 – 1953 ), founder of the present Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its first ruler. His father was the youngest of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Sa῾ūd, Fayṣal Ibn ῾Abd Al‐῾azĪz Āl (Biography)

    ( 1906 – 1975 ), king of Saudi Arabia during the crucial period between its unification and its transformation into one of the world's ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Saadi, Yacef (Biography)

    (20 January 1928–) rebel leader and politician, was born in Algiers. His father was a baker of Kabyle descent, and Saadi was the seventh ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Sabbah, Hasan-i (Biography)

    Eleventh-century founder of a branch of Ismaili Shiis known as Nizaris or Assassins. Initially worked as an Ismaili missionary. Established base of command in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Sabil (Subject Entry)

    Way, road, path. Used in the Quran over 150 times in reference to correct belief and behavior—the right way, the way of God, the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Sabr (Subject Entry)

    Steadfastness, perseverance, endurance, patience. The Quran calls for steadfastness in fulfilling religious obligations and patience in sorrow, defeat, or suffering. In Sufism, patience in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ṣabrī Efendi, Mustafa (Biography)

    Mustafa Ṣabrī Efendi was an Ottoman Islamic scholar and a political activist during the period of Turkey's change from Ottoman monarchy to Turkish Republic. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Sabzawārī, Mullā Hādī (Biography)

    Mullā Hādī ibn Mahdī Sabzawārī, born in the city of Sabzevār in Khorāsān in 1797 , was the most famous philosopher of the Qājār ...

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

  • Sacrifice (Subject Entry)

    The ritual and symbolic practice of sacrifice also has socioeconomic and political connotations in modern Islam. Ritually, sacrifice is important in Muslim religiosity. Islamic ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Sacrifice (Subject Entry)

    The most common sacrificial ritual is the compulsory slaughter of an animal as part of the obligatory pilgrimage (hajj) and the optional slaughter of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Sacrifice (Subject Entry)

    The ritual and symbolic practice of sacrifice also has socioeconomic and political connotations in modern Islam. In its ritual facet, the notion of sacrifice ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Sacrifice (Subject Entry)

    For Muslims, the ritual sacrifice of an animal on certain occasions serves as an outward symbol of the practice of Islam. In modern times, ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Sad ibn Abi Waqqas (Biography)

    (d. ca. 671 ) Early convert to Islam and one of the ten eminent Companions of the Prophet Muhammad to whom he is believed ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Sadaqa (Subject Entry)

    See Charity . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Sadaqah (Subject Entry)

    Charity, alms, freely made offering. Sometimes used synonymously with zakah , which refers to the alms required of all Muslims of means. Can also ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ṣadaqah (Subject Entry)

    See Zakāt . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Sadequain (Biography)

    ( b. Amroha , 1930 ); ( d. Karachi , 10 Feb. 1987 ). Pakistani painter . Sadequain was one of Pakistan’s most dynamic ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Sadi, Musharrif al-Din Muslih (Biography)

    (d. ca. 1291 ) Persian mystic poet. Lived and wrote in Shiraz. A member of the Suhrawardi tariqah, he is best known for spiritual ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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