Twelvers
Twelver Shi'a Islam or Imamiyyah (Arabic: اثنا عشرية‎, Athnā‘ashariyyah or Ithnā‘ashariyyah; Persian: شیعه دوازده‌امامی‎, [ʃiːʔe-je dævɑzdæh emɑmiː]) is the largest branch of Shi'a Isl...
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Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Shia etymology
Shi‘a ("followers" or "partisans") as an Islamic term traces its etymology to the very first century of Islam.
The singular/adjective form of Shi‘ah (Arabic: شيعة‎) is Shi‘i (Arabic:...
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Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Imamah (Shi'a Twelver doctrine)
Imāmah (Arabic: اٍمامة‎) means "leadership" and is a concept in Twelver theology. The Twelve Imams are the spiritual and political successors to Muhammad, Prophet of Islam, in the Twelver br...
Muhammad al-Mahdi
Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Mahdī (Arabic:محمد بن الحسن المهدي) is believed by Twelver Shī‘a Muslims to be the Mahdī, an ultimate savior of humankind and the final Imām of the Twelve Imams who will emerge w...
Mahdi
In Islamic eschatology, the Mahdi (Arabic: مهدي‎, ISO 233: mahdī "guided one") is the prophesied redeemer of Islam who will rule for seven, nine, or nineteen years (according to differing in...
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Shahada
The Shahada (Arabic: الشهادة‎ aš-šahādah "the testimony"; also aš-šahādatān (الشَهادَتانْ, "the two testimonials")) is an Islamic creed declaring belief in the oneness of God and the accept...
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Declaration of faith
A declaration of faith is a phrase that is said by a member of any religion to show either to themselves, their God or other members of the religion their belief and faith in the religion. Notable dec...
Marja
Marja may refer to:
Usuli
Usulis (Arabic: الاصولية‎) are the majority Twelver Shi'a Muslim group. They differ from their now much smaller rival Akhbari group in favoring the use of ijtihad i.e. reasoning in the creat...
Ghusl
Ghusl (Arabic: غسل‎ Ġusl , [ˈɣʊsl]) is an Arabic term referring to the full body washing ablution required, if the adult loses the state of body cleanness, in Islam for adults prior t...
Wudu
Wuḍūʾ (Arabic: الوضوء‎ al-wuḍūʼ  [wʊˈdˤuːʔ]; Persian: آبدست‎ ābdast  Urdu: وضوء‎ / ALA-LC: wuz̤ūʾ [wʊzuː]; Turkish: abdest ; Bengali: ওযু ozū...
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List of marjas
Maraji are the supreme legal authority for Twelver Shia Muslims. The following articles contain lists of Maraji:
Hokumat-e Islami : Velayat-e faqih (book by Khomeini)
Velayat-e faqih (Persian: ولایت فقیه‎, velāyat-e faqīh), also known as Islamic Government (Persian: حکومت اسلامی‎, Hokumat-i Eslami), is a book by the Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and revolu...
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Criticism of Twelver Shi’ism
Criticism of Twelver Shia Islam dates from the initial rift between the primary factions of Islam, the Sunni and Shia. Further, Shia commentators and authorities, such as Musa al-Musawi and Ali Sharia...
Ja'fari jurisprudence
Jaʿfarī school of thought, Ja`farite School, Jaʿfarī jurisprudence or Jaʿfarī Fiqh is the school of jurisprudence of most Shi'a Muslims, derived from the name of Jaʿfar as-Ṣādiq, the 6th Shi'a Imam. ...
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Shaykhism
Shaykhism (Arabic: الشيخية‎) is an Islamic religious movement founded by Shaykh Ahmad in early 19th century Qajar Iran. It began from pure Shi‘a doctrine of the end times and the day of resu...
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Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Islam and slavery
"Islam and slavery" or "Islamic slave trade" may refer to:
Major Occultation
The Occultation (Arabic: غيبة‎ Ghaybah) in Shia Islam refers to a belief that the messianic figure, or Mahdi, who in Shi'i thought is an infallible male descendant of the founder of Islam, ...
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Abu al-Hasan Isfahani
Ayatullah al-Uzma Sayyid Abul Hasan Isfahani (1860–1946), was an Shia Muslim scholar and cleric.He was born in 1277 A.H. (1860) in one of the villages on the outskirts of Isfahan. He was educated an...
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Muhammad al-Baqir
Muḥammad al-Bāqir (Arabic: محمد الباقر ‎) (676-733 AD), also called abu Ja'far was Known as al-Baqir (the one who splits open knowledge). His full name was Muhammad bin 'Ali bin al-Hus...
Usman dan Fodio
Shaihu Usman dan Fodio, born Usuman ɓii Foduye, (also referred to as Shaikh Usman Ibn Fodio, Shehu Uthman Dan Fuduye, Shehu Usman dan Fodio or Shaikh Uthman Ibn Fodio) (born on 1754 in Gobir–died on 1...
Jamia Baltistan Al- Islamia Shigar
Jamia Baltistan Al- Islamia Shigar is a madrassa in Shigar, a town in Baltistan near Skardu in northern Pakistan.
Jamia Baltistan Al- Islamia Shigar boards approximately 100 boys between the ages ...
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