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  • Waad (Subject Entry)

    See Infanticide ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • WABIL (Subject Entry)

    See World Ahl al-Bayt Islamic League ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wadud, Amina (Biography)

    (b. 1952 ) Muslim academic and activist. Trained in Islamic studies, but her scholarship and activism center on gender jihad (struggle for Islamic gender ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wadud, Amina (Biography)

    Amina Wadud ( b. 1952 ) is an American Muslim female academic, theologian, and activist of African descent. Trained in Islamic studies and Arabic ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Wahdat al-Shuhud (Subject Entry)

    Oneness of appearance, as opposed to oneness of Being (wahdat al-wujud), as taught by Ibn al-Arabi . Doctrine taught by the Indian Sufi Ahmad ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wahdat al-Wujud (Subject Entry)

    The unity of Being. Doctrine formulated by the school of Ibn al-Arabi , which postulates that God and His creation are one, since all ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Waḥdat al-Wujūd (Subject Entry)

    Waḥdat al-wujūd , the “unity/oneness of being or existence,” is a doctrine traditionally ascribed to the Andalusian mystic Ibn al- ʿArabī ( 1165 – ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Wahhabi (Subject Entry)

    Wahhabi is the name of a movement in Islam that began in Arabia in the 1700s. Of the many movements in Islam, Wahhabi Islam, ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Wahhabis (Subject Entry)

    Eighteenth-century reformist/revivalist movement for sociomoral reconstruction of society. Founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab , a Hanbali scholar, in Arabia. Proclaimed tawhid (uniqueness and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wahhābīyah (Subject Entry)

    The religious movement known as the Wahhābīyah, sometimes anglicized as “Wahhabism,” is founded on the teachings of Muḥammad Ibn ῾Abd al‐Wahhāb ( 1703 – ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Wahhābīyah (Subject Entry)

    An eighteenth-century religious revival ( tajdīd ) and reform ( islāh ) movement founded in Nejd in Saudi Arabia by the scholar and jurist ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Wahhābīyah (Subject Entry)

    An eighteenth-century religious revival ( tajdīd ) and reform ( iṣlāḥ ) movement founded in Najd in Arabia by the scholar and jurist Muḥammad ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Wahhābīyah (Subject Entry)

    An eighteenth-century movement of religious revival ( tajdīd ) and reform ( iṣlāh ) founded in Najd in Saudi Arabia by the scholar and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Wahhabiyyah (Subject Entry)

    See Wahhabis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wahid, Abdurrahman (Biography)

    (b. 1940 ) Also known as Gus Dur . Indonesian Islamic thinker, writer, and politician. Elected president of Indonesia in 1998 and replaced by ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wahy (Subject Entry)

    Inspiration, particularly the divine inspiration of the Quran and other scriptures. Islam teaches that God periodically reveals His will, providing precise information to guide ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Waiting Period (Subject Entry)

    See Iddah ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wajib (Subject Entry)

    In Islamic jurisprudence, an obligatory act, with failure to perform it being sinful. Wajib acts can be obligatory on every individual (fard al-ayn), such ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Wakālah Al‐῾āmmah, Al‐ (Subject Entry)

    The concept in Ithnā ῾Asharī Shī῾ī Islam that justifies the assumption by the ῾ ulamā ' of the leadership role and prerogatives of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Wakālah al-Khāṣṣah, al- (Subject Entry)

    In Ithnā ʿAsharī Shiism, the designation of four successive persons to act as deputies of the Hidden Twelfth Imam is al-wakālah al-khāṣṣah (special vicegerency ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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