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  • Abraham (Biography)

    ca. 2000 B.C.E. Patriarch of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Abraham is considered the patriarch, or founding father, of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abraham (Subject Entry)

    Abraham, one of the many Old Testament figures that appear in the Qurʿān as a prophet of the Biblical tradition, assumes an outstanding role ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abraham (Subject Entry)

    Arabic Ibrahim . Original monotheist, purifier of God's house, builder of the Kaaba, and first Muslim. Preached against idolatry and sin. Rewarded by God ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abrogation (Subject Entry)

    See Naskh ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu (Subject Entry)

    Father. Initial part of the nickname or familiar name by which a man is known after becoming a father. Followed by the name of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu (Subject Entry)

    See Aswan . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu al-Atahiyah (c. 820) (Primary Source)

    The poet Abu al-Atahiyah (d. 828) earned the name “Father of Craziness” by breaking with traditional poetic forms in order to espouse a simpler ...

    By: Abu al-Atahiyah

  • Abu al-Tayyib Ahmad ibn al-Husayn (Biography)

    See Mutanabbi, al- ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu ῾Ali Muhammad ibn ῾Ali ibn Muqla (Biography)

    See Ibn muqla . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abū Bakr (Biography)

    The first caliph ( khalīfah ), or successor to the Prophet Muḥammad, ruled for only two years ( 632 – 634 ), but his ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (Biography)

    (r. 632 – 34 ) First Sunni caliph, father of Muhammad 's wife Aishah , and one of four “rightly guided” caliphs in Sunni ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Bakr, Yasin (Biography)

    Leader of radical Black Muslim organization Jamaat al-Muslimin in Trinidad. Led July 1990 storming of the parliament building in Port of Spain, taking the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abu Dhabi (Subject Entry)

    See under United arab emirates . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abu Dharr al-Ghifari (Biography)

    (d. 652 ) Companion of the Prophet and subject of modern ideological debate. Shiis emphasize his criticism of the Umayyads and his early liaison ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abū Dharr al-Ghifārī (Biography)

    Abū Dharr al-Ghifārī ( d. 652 ), was a companion of the prophet Muḥammad and a focus of modern ideological debate. As in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abū Dharr Al‐ghifārī (Biography)

    (d. 652 ), companion of the prophet Muḥammad and focus of modern ideological debate. As in the case of many other companions of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Abū Ḥanīfa (Biography)

    Imam Abū Ḥanīfa ( 699 – 767 ) was the eponymous founder of the Sunnī Ḥanafī school of jurisprudence. He was born al-Nuʿman ibn ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abu Hanifah (Biography)

    699 – 767 Scholar and jurist Legal scholar Abu Hanifah is celebrated as the founder of the Hanafi, considered by many to be the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abū Ḥanīfah (Biography)

    See Sunni Schools of Jurisprudence . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abu Hanifah, al-Numan ibn Thabit ibn Zuta (Biography)

    (d. 767 ) Founder of Hanafi school of Islamic law. Native of Kufa, Iraq, although of Persian descent. Studied jurisprudence under a student of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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