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Al-Hijr

in The Qur'an

January 2005; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 1328 words.

A Meccan sura which takes its title from the reference to the people ofal-Hijr (verses 804). These are an example of the many who disbelieved and rejected their prophets. Each has its own...

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THE ALL-MERCIFUL

in The Koran

January 1964; published online November 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 789 words.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

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And Seek Their Counsel in the Matter [Qur'an, Sura 3, Verse 159]

Namk Kemal.

in Modernist Islam, 1840-1940

September 2002; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 3182 words.

Nam k Kemal (Turkey, 18401888) was a leading advocate of constitutionalism and a famous poet and playwright. He received little formal education and spent much of his childhood accompanying...

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The Angels

in The Koran

January 1964; published online November 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 1419 words.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

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The Announcement a

in The Qur'an

January 2005; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 407 words.

A Meccan sura. The disbelievers often asked incredulously about the Resurrection. This sura gives evidence of God's power, then explains what will happen on the Day of Resurrection, and the...

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The Ant

in The Koran

January 1964; published online November 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 2200 words.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

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The Ants

in The Qur'an

January 2005; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 2271 words.

A Meccan sura which takes its title from the ants mentioned in the Solomon story (verses 1819). It both opens and closes by describing the Quran as joyful news for the believers and a...

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Anwar Ibrahim

John L. Esposito and John O. Voll.

in Makers of Contemporary Islam

April 2001; published online December 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 10029 words.

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Apartments

in The Koran

January 1964; published online November 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 604 words.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

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The Arab Personality Between Past and Present

Michel Aflq.

in Islam in Transition: Muslim Perspectives

January 2006; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 3110 words.

After obtaining a licentiate in history at the Sorbonne, he taught in Damascus. In 1940 he joined with Salh al-Dn Bitr to form the Bath (Resurrection) Party. He was Minister of Education in...

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