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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199764464
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199764471
Companions of the Prophet

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Among majoritarian Sunnī Muslims, the collective moral excellence of the Companions (al-Ṣaḥābah) inheres in their status as contemporaries of the

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Subjects: Islam

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