Citation for Sadaqah

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"Sadaqah." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Sep 24, 2020. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2040>.

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"Sadaqah." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2040 (accessed Sep 24, 2020).

Sadaqah

Charity, alms, freely made offering. Sometimes used synonymously with zakah, which refers to the alms required of all Muslims of means. Can also be a supererogatory charity, expiation for offenses (e.g., Quran 2:271; 9:104), or a way of making up for not having performed certain rituals (e.g., cutting the hair or shaving the head after pilgrimage).

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