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The Ak Party in Turkey

Ibrahim Kalin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 9208 words.

I assure you I do not aim at singularity. I give you opinions which have been accepted amongst us, from

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Alcott, A. Bronson

Frederick C. Dahlstrand.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Alternative Belief Systems; Education. 2037 words.

Alcott, A. Bronson (29 November 1799–04 March 1888), Transcendentalist and reformer, was born Amos Bronson Alcox in Wolcott, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Chatfield Alcox and Anna Bronson,...

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Al-Jama‘a Al-Islamiya and the Al-Jihad Group in Egypt

Nael Shama.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 7028 words.

Introduction

This essay looks into modern militant Islamic groups in Egypt. Looking into the history and development of modern jihadist

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Al-Qaida and Its Affiliates

Jason Burke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 7024 words.

Al-Qaida

Even a decade after the attacks of September 11 2001 and nearly a quarter of a century since it

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Anderdon, John Lavicount

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 404 words.

Anderdon, John Lavicount (1792–1874), writer on angling and devotional subjects, was born in Bristol on 5 April 1792, the third son of John Proctor Anderdon and his wife, Anne, née Oliver....

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Bannerman, Patrick

Ned C. Landsman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religious Studies; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 649 words.

Bannerman, Patrick (1715–1798), Church of Scotland minister and writer on religious and civil liberties, was born at Inveravon, the son of James Bannerman (1670–1758), minister of Inveravon...

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Blomfield [née Ryan], Sara Louisa [Sitárih Khánum]

Philip Hainsworth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Alternative Belief Systems. 922 words.

Blomfield [née Ryan], Sara Louisa [Sitárih Khánum] (1859–1939), Bahءi promoter and philanthropist, was born in Knockaneven, near Limerick, the daughter of Matthew John Ryan. She received a...

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Bray, Charles

Matthew Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1214 words.

Bray, Charles (1811–1884), freethinker and social reformer, was born in Coventry on 31 January 1811, the son of a wealthy ribbon manufacturer. Ill as a child, Bray was sent out of the city...

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Burnet, Gilbert

James Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Religious Studies. 1009 words.

Burnet, Gilbert (1690–1726), writer on religious and moral subjects, was born in Salisbury on 15 November 1690, the second son of Gilbert Burnet, bishop of Salisbury (1643–1715) and his...

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Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale

Lawrence W. Snyder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Alternative Belief Systems. 1213 words.

Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale (27 June 1824–19 November 1904), social reformer and author, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of Sargent Smith Littlehale, a partner in a...

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