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  1. Ma Hualong (Biography)

    See New Sect ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  2. Ma Ming-Hsin (Biography)

    See Ma Mingxin ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  3. Shuyuiyyah (Subject Entry)

    See Communism and Islam ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  4. New Sect (Subject Entry)

    Eighteenth-century Chinese revivalist Muslim group led by Ma Mingxin . Located in Gansu Province. Called for reform of local religious practices via the rejection ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  5. Genghis Khan (Biography)

    (d. ca. 1227 ) Creator of the Mongol Empire. Genghis united the Mongol and Turkish tribes of the Siberian steppe in a supratribal military ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  6. Shughni-Rushani (Subject Entry)

    Language group within the family of Pamir languages, which belong to the Modern Eastern Iranian languages. Languages of the Shughni-Rushani group are spoken in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  7. China, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Islam has been in China for over thirteen hundred years, with a current Muslim population of more than thirty million. Muslims first came to ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  8. Communism and Islam (Subject Entry)

    Communists in the Muslim world have generally proclaimed official atheism and opposed established religious hierarchies. From the 1940s through the 1960s, Communists and Islamists ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  9. Pacific Region, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    The presence of Islam in the Pacific Basin is the result of postwar immigration, with the majority of immigrants from Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  10. Ma Mingxin (Biography)

    (d. 1781 ) Major Muslim leader in China in the eighteenth century. Born in the Muslim community in Gansu, in northwest China, he traveled ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  11. Mongols (Subject Entry)

    Tribal people of the inner Asian steppe who, under Genghis Khan and his successors in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, conquered most of Asia ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  12. Suleyman, Sultan (Biography)

    (d. 1873 ) Also known as Du Wenxiu. Led a Hui rebellion against the Chinese state in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan, near ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  13. Silk Route (Map) Includes map

    Map showing major Silk Route trade routes; those sites with separate entries in this encyclopedia are distinguished by Cross-reference type ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  14. Iconography (Subject Entry)

    A discussion of the iconography of Islamic art must begin by defining the essential components or elements of this art and their application. Next, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  15. Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs (Subject Entry)

    First launched in 1978 and incorporated in London in 1983 , the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs ( IMMA ) was established with the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  16. International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations (Subject Entry)

    A worldwide organization of Muslim student associations, the International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations ( IIFSO ) received its initial impetus from the experience ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  17. Volga Tatars (Subject Entry)

    The Muslim communities inhabiting a large portion of eastern Russia, roughly between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains, are divided into two groups: ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  18. Ḥanafī, Ḥasan (Biography)

    Ḥasan Ḥanafī (often spelled Hassan Hanafi), an Egyptian reformist thinker and professor of philosophy, was born of Berber and Bedouin Egyptian ancestry in 1935 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  19. Xinjiang (Subject Entry)

    Approximately ten million Sunnī Muslims of various ethnic groups live in China's Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region. Turkic-speaking Uighurs are the most populous, numbering 8.2 million ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  20. Abu Zayd, Nasir Hamid (Biography)

    Nasir Hamid Abu Zayd ( b. 1943 ) is an Egyptianscholar whose views on the Qurʿān provoked controversy in the 1990s. He was born ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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