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  • U.S. Muslims’ Views on Islamic Extremism (2011) (Primary Source)

    In multiple surveys, Muslims in the United States have expressed reservations about the increased scrutiny directed at them since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, from ...

  • Uddin, Baroness Pola Manzila (Biography)

    is a Bengali-British Muslim community activist and advocate for social reforms and equal rights. She was born in a village in Bangladesh and raised ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Uganda (Subject Entry)

    Islam entered what is today the small, landlocked Republic of Uganda in the nineteenth century from two directions: from the east through the present ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Uganda (Subject Entry)

    Islam entered what is today the small, landlocked Republic of Uganda in the nineteenth century from two directions: from the east through the present ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Uganda (Subject Entry)

    Islam entered what is today the small, landlocked Republic of Uganda in the nineteenth century from two directions: from the east through the present ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Uganda, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Sixteen percent of the population is Sunni Muslim; their ancestors arrived in nineteenth-century Uganda from the east through Kenya and from the north through ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Uganda Muslim Student Association (Subject Entry)

    Founded in the 1970s by Ugandan president Idi Amin Dada (r. 1971 – 79 ) to promote Islam in Uganda and close ties with ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Uhud, Battle of (Subject Entry)

    Battle fought in 625 against Muslims by Meccan forces seeking revenge for the Muslim victory in the Battle of Badr. Muhammad was injured and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Uḥud, Battle of (Subject Entry)

    The battle of Uḥud was one of the early major battles between the new Muslim community and its enemies on the Arabian Peninsula. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Uighurs, Religion and Identity of the (Subject Entry)

    The roots of Uighur identity are to be found in Islamic religious practices. By the eighteenth century, long before the arrival of nationalist thought, ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Ukaz (Subject Entry)

    Marketplace and site of pre-Islamic fairs and poetry contests in Mecca. Location was tied to the pilgrimage season in pre-Islamic times and served as ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ukhaydir (Subject Entry)

    Early Islamic palace in Iraq, located in the desert on the Wadi ῾Ubayd almost 200 km south of Baghdad. The ruins of this fortified ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Ulama (Subject Entry)

    See Religious Scholars . ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • ῾ulamā' (Subject Entry)

    This entry comprises articles on religious scholars in the two main branches of Islam . Sunnī ῾ulamā' The Arabic word ῾ ulamā' is the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Ulama: Shii (Subject Entry)

    Professional although unofficial clergy of Shii Islam. Most important center for education is in Qom, Iran. Historically, ulama have exercised the right of ijtihad ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ulama: Sunni (Subject Entry)

    Men of knowledge ( sing., alim ). Refers to those who have been trained in religious sciences ( Quran , hadith, fiqh, etc.). In ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ulfah, Hajjah Maria (Biography)

    Internationally renowned, Hajjah Maria Ulfah has been a driving force promoting the art of women's Qurʾān recitation in not only Indonesia, but all of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Ulū al-Amr (Subject Entry)

    Originating as a phrase in the Qurʾān (4:59), ulū al-amr (lit. those vested with authority) was understood differently throughout Muslim political history. In the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Uluğ Bey (Biography)

    Uluğ Bey (Turkish for “great prince”) whose full name was Mīrzā Muḥammad Taraghāy b. Shāhrukh b. Amir Tīmūr ( 1394 – 1449 ) was ...

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

  • Ulum (Subject Entry)

    See Science ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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