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Abdulmejid, Sultan (1922–24)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

January 2003; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; society and culture.

(r. 1922–24)

Descendant of Ottoman dynasty installed as caliph by Turkish Grand National Assembly, although not acknowledged as sultan.

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Abdurrahman Wahid

John L. Esposito and John O. Voll.

in Makers of Contemporary Islam

April 2001; published online December 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 7859 words.

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Abdurrahman Wahid

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; published online November 2007.

Reference Entry. Subjects: society and culture; Islam.

Elected as Indonesia's fourth president in 1999, Abdurrahman Wahid (b. 1940) is an influential Muslim intellectual leader,

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ABIM

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

January 2003; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; society and culture.

Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia or Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement. Founded in 1972. Major objectives include establishment and propagation of

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ABIM

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; published online November 2007.

Reference Entry. Subjects: society and culture; Islam.

Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (the Malaysian Islamic Youth Movement, ABIM) was officially registered on August 17, 1972, in Selangor state,

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Ablutions

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; published online November 2007.

Reference Entry. Subjects: society and culture; Islam.

A practice that consists of washing, which introduces the Muslim into the state of ritual purity (ṭuhr) and

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Abortion

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; published online November 2007.

Reference Entry. Subjects: society and culture; Islam.

Legal experts define abortion as the deliberate expulsion of the fetus from the womb prematurely and artificially without the presence

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Abraha

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

January 2003; published online January 2003.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; society and culture.

Ruled in sixth-century Yemen on behalf of the Negus of Abyssinia. Attacked Mecca in 570. His assault was, according

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Abraham

in The Qur'an

January 2005; published online November 2007.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 1604 words.

A Meccan sura named after Abraham (verses 3541), who prays to God that Mecca may be made prosperous so that its people may be thankful and continue to worship God. The ungrateful are...

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Abraham

in The Koran

January 1964; published online November 2009.

Chapter. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 1551 words.

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

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