Encyclopedia of World Religions: Encyclopedia of Islam

Editor/Author Campo, Juan E.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4178-7
Category: Religion & Theology - Islam
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Available
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In about 550 A-to-Z entries, Encyclopedia of Islam explores the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this religion and the way it is practiced today. An informative introduction provides readers with an overview of Islam, and a chronology, a detailed bibliography complete the work.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors and Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Scope of this Encyclopedia
  • Chronology
  • A
  • Abbasid dynasty
  • Abd al-Qadir al-Jazairi
  • Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani
  • Abd al-Rahman, Umar
  • Abd al-Raziq, Ali
  • Abduh, Muhammad
  • ablution
  • abortion and Islam
  • Abou El Fadl, Khaled
  • Abraham
  • Abu Bakr (caliph)
  • Abu Zayd, Nasr Hamid
  • adab
  • Adam and Eve in Islam
  • adhan
  • adultery and Islam
  • Afghan mujahidin
  • Afghani, Jamal al-Din al-
  • African languages and literature
  • afterlife in Islam
  • Aga Khan
  • agriculture and Islam
  • ahl al-bayt
  • Ahmad Khan, (Sir) Sayyid
  • Ahmadiyya
  • A'ishah
  • Ajmer
  • Akbar
  • Akhbari School
  • al-Aqsa Mosque
  • al-Azhar
  • al-Badawi, Ahmad
  • al-Biruni
  • al-Buraq
  • al-Farabi
  • al-Ghazali
  • al-Hallaj, al-Husayn ibn Mansur
  • al-Haqqani, Muhammad Nazim
  • al-Hasan al-Basri
  • al-Husayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • al-Qaida
  • Alawi
  • Alawid dynasty
  • alchemy in Islam
  • Alexander the Great
  • Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • All-India Muslim League
  • Allah
  • Almohad dynasty
  • Almoravid dynasty
  • almsgiving in Islam
  • the alphabet and Islam
  • angels in Islam
  • animals and Islam
  • Ansar
  • anthropomorphism in Islam
  • anti-Semitism and Islam
  • the Antichrist in Islam
  • apostasy in Islam
  • Arab-Israeli conflicts and Islam
  • Arab League
  • arabesque
  • Arabian Nights
  • Arabic language and literature
  • Arabs
  • Arafat
  • Arafat, Yasir
  • archaeology and Islam
  • architecture and Islam
  • Arkoun, Muhammad
  • Armenians and Islam
  • art in Islam
  • asceticism in Islam
  • Ashari School
  • Ashura
  • Assassins
  • Ataturk, Mustafa Kemal
  • Aurangzeb
  • authority and Islam
  • autobiographies and Islam
  • Awami League
  • aya
  • ayatollah
  • Azad, Abu al-Kalam
  • B
  • Baath Party
  • Babism
  • Baha'i Faith and Islam
  • Bamba, Ahmadu
  • Banna, Hassan al-
  • baqa and fana
  • Baqli, Ruzbihan
  • baraka
  • Barelwi, Sayyid Ahmad
  • Basmachi
  • basmala
  • batin
  • Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship
  • bazaar
  • Bedouins
  • Bektashi Sufi Order
  • Berber
  • bidaa
  • Bilal
  • Usama bin Ladin
  • biographies and Islam
  • birth control and family planning in Islam
  • birth rites in Islam
  • Bistami, Abu Yazid al-
  • Black Stone
  • blasphemy in Islam
  • blood in Islam
  • boats and Islam
  • Bohra
  • books and bookmaking in Islam
  • Brethren of Purity
  • Buddhism and Islam
  • Bumiputra
  • burqa
  • C
  • caliph
  • caliphate
  • calligraphy in Islam
  • camels and Islam
  • Camp David accords
  • cats and Islam
  • cemeteries in Islam
  • children and Islam
  • China and Islam
  • Chiragh Ali
  • Chishti Sufi Order
  • Christianity and Islam
  • cinema and Islam
  • circumcision in Islam
  • cities and Islam
  • citizenship and Islam
  • civil society and Islam
  • coffee and Islam
  • colonialism and Islam
  • comic strips and comic books and Islam
  • communism and Islam
  • Companions of the Prophet
  • constitutionalism and Islam
  • conversion to Islam
  • Copts and the Coptic Church
  • Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
  • Council on Islamic Education (CIE)
  • covenant in Islam
  • creation concepts in Islam
  • crime and punishment in Islam
  • Crusades
  • D
  • daawa
  • Daawa Party of Iraq
  • Daoud Ahmed
  • dar al-Islam and dar al-harb
  • Dar ul-Arqam
  • Dara Shikoh
  • David and Islam
  • death and Islam
  • Delhi Sultanate
  • democracy and Islam
  • dervish
  • dhikr
  • dhimmi
  • dietary laws in Islam
  • divorce and Islam
  • dogs and Islam
  • Dome of the Rock
  • dreams and Islam
  • Druze
  • E
  • education and Islam
  • Emigrants
  • eschatology and Islam
  • ethics and morality in Islam
  • evil eye in Islam
  • F
  • Fadlallah, Muhammad Husayn
  • faith in Islam
  • Faraizi movement
  • Farrakhan, Louis
  • fasting in Islam
  • fate and Islam
  • Fatiha
  • Fatima
  • Fatimid dynasty
  • fatwa
  • Faysal ibn Abd al-Aziz Al Saud
  • feasting and Islam
  • Federation of Islamic Associations (FIA)
  • fidai
  • fiqh
  • Fire
  • fitna
  • flags and Islam
  • food and drink in Islam
  • funerary rituals in Islam
  • Funj Sultanate
  • Fyzee, Asaf Ali Asghar
  • G
  • Gabriel and Islam
  • gardens in Islam
  • Ghadir Khumm
  • Ghalib, Mirza Asad Ali Khan
  • Ghannoushi, Rashid al-
  • ghayba
  • ghazal
  • Ghazali, Zaynab al-
  • Ghulam Ahmad
  • ghulat
  • goddess worship and Islam
  • gospel and Islam
  • Gülen, Fethullah
  • Gulf Wars
  • H
  • hadith
  • Hagar
  • the hajj
  • hal
  • halal
  • Hamas
  • Hanafi Legal School
  • Hanbali Legal School
  • haqiqa
  • haram
  • harem
  • Harun al-Rashid
  • Husayn ibn Ali, Sharif of Mecca
  • Hashimite dynasty
  • Hekmatyar, Gulbuddin
  • heresy in Islam
  • hijab
  • Hijra
  • hisba
  • Hizb al-Tahrir al-Islami
  • Hizbullah
  • holidays in Islam
  • holy books in Islam
  • honor and shame in Islam
  • horses in Islam
  • houri
  • houses in Islam
  • hujja
  • human rights and Islam
  • Husayni, Muhammad Amin al-
  • Husayniyya
  • Husayn, Saddam
  • hypocrites in Islam
  • I
  • Ibadiyya
  • Ibn Abd al-Wahhab, Muhammad
  • Ibn al-’Arabi, Muhyi a-Din Abu Bakr Muhammad
  • Ibn al-Bawwab, Abu al-Hasan Ali
  • Ibn al-Farid, Abu Hafs Umar
  • Ibn Battutah
  • Ibn Hanbal, Ahmad ibn Muhammad
  • Ibn Hazm
  • Ibn Idris, Ahmad
  • Ibn Ishaq, Muhammad
  • Ibn Kathir, Imad al-Din Ismail ibn Umar
  • Ibn Khaldun
  • Ibn Muqla, Abu Ali Muhammad
  • Ibn Rushd
  • Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud
  • Ibn Sina
  • Ibn Taymiyya
  • Ibrahim Ibn Adham
  • Id al-Adha
  • Id al-Fitr
  • idolatry in Islam
  • Idris
  • ijmaa
  • ijtihad
  • imam
  • intercession
  • interfaith dialogue and Islam
  • international law and Islam
  • Iqbal, Muhammad
  • Iranian Constitutional Revolution
  • Iranian Revolution
  • ISIS
  • Islam
  • Islam among African Americans
  • Islam and Hinduism
  • Islam in Afghanistan
  • Islam in Algeria
  • Islam in Aligarh
  • Islam in Andalusia
  • Islam in Australia
  • Islam in Ayodhya
  • Islam in Baghdad
  • Islam in Bangladesh
  • Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Islam in Bukhara
  • Islam in Cairo
  • Islam in Canada
  • Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus
  • Islam in Chechnya
  • Islam in Cordoba
  • Islam in Damascus
  • Islam in Delhi
  • Islam in Deoband
  • Islam in East Africa
  • Islam in Egypt
  • Islam in Europe
  • Islam in Fez
  • Islam in Granada
  • Islam in India
  • Islam in Indonesia
  • Islam in Iran
  • Islam in Iraq
  • Islam in Istanbul
  • Islam in Jordan
  • Islam in Karbala
  • Islam in Kashmir
  • Islam in Latin America
  • Islam in Lebanon
  • Islam in Libya
  • Islam in Malaysia
  • Islam in Morocco
  • Islam in Nepal
  • Islam in New Zealand
  • Islam in Pakistan
  • Islam in Palestine
  • Islam in Sudan
  • Islam in the Gulf States
  • Islam in the Philippines
  • Islam in the United States
  • Islam in Timbuktu
  • Islam in Turkey
  • Islam in West Africa
  • Islamic amulets and talismans
  • Islamic calendar
  • Islamic customary law
  • Islamic folklore
  • Islamic government
  • Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
  • Islamic theology
  • Islamism
  • Ismailis
  • Israel and Islam
  • J
  • Jaafar al-Sadiq
  • Jahiliyya
  • Jamaat-i Islami
  • Jamiyyat al-Ulama-i Hind (JUH)
  • Jamiyyat al-Ulama-i Islam
  • Jannisary
  • Jerusalem and Islam
  • Jesus and Islam
  • jihad
  • jihad movements
  • jinn
  • Jinnah, Muhammad Ali
  • jizya
  • John the Baptist, Saint, and Islam
  • Joseph and Islam
  • Judaism and Islam
  • Judgment Day in Islam
  • Junayd, Abu al-Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn al-Junayd al-Khazzaz al-Qawariri al-
  • justice in Islam
  • K
  • Kaaba
  • kafir
  • Karimov, Islam Abdughanievich
  • Karramiyya Movement
  • Khadija bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad
  • Khadir
  • Khan, Inayat
  • kharaj
  • Khawarij
  • Khilafat Movement
  • Khomeini, Ruhollah
  • kuttab
  • L
  • literacy and Islam
  • M
  • madrasa
  • Mahdi
  • Mahdiyya movement
  • Majnun and Layla
  • Malamati Sufis
  • Malcolm X
  • Malik ibn Anas
  • Maliki Legal School
  • Mamluks
  • maqam
  • martyrdom in Islam
  • Mary in Islam
  • mathematics and Islam
  • Mawdudi, Abu al-Ala
  • mawlid
  • Mecca
  • Medina
  • Mernissi, Fatima
  • Mevlevi Sufi order
  • mihrab
  • minaret
  • minbar
  • miracles in Islam
  • Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
  • Mohammedanism
  • Gandhi, Mohandas K. and Islam
  • the moon and Islam
  • Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)
  • Moses, role in Islam
  • mosque
  • Mudejar
  • muezzin
  • mufti
  • Mughal dynasty
  • Muhammad
  • Muhammad al-Mahdi
  • Muhammad Ali dynasty
  • Muhammad ibn Tumart
  • Muharram
  • mujahid
  • Mujahidin-i Khalq
  • mujtahid
  • mullah
  • Mullah Sadra
  • murid
  • Muridi Sufi Order
  • Murjia
  • murshid
  • music and Islam
  • Muslim Brotherhood
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)
  • Muslim Students Association (MSA)
  • Muslim World League
  • Mutazili School
  • N
  • names of God in Islam
  • Naqshbandi Sufi Order
  • Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
  • Nasir, Jamal Abd al-
  • Nation of Islam
  • Navruz
  • Night Journey and Ascent
  • Night of Destiny
  • Nizam al-Din Awliya
  • O
  • oil and Islam
  • Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  • Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)
  • Orientalism
  • Oslo Accords
  • Ottoman dynasty
  • P
  • Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
  • pan-Islamism
  • paradise and Islam
  • pbuh
  • People of the Book
  • Perfect Man
  • Persian language and literature
  • philosophy and Islam
  • Pillars of Islam
  • politics and Islam
  • prayer beads in Islam
  • prayer in Islam
  • pre-Islamic Arabian religions
  • prophets and prophethood in Islam
  • purdah
  • Q
  • Qadiri Sufi Order
  • Qajar dynasty
  • qawwali
  • qibla
  • Quran
  • Quraysh
  • Qutb, Sayyid
  • R
  • Rabia al-Adawiyya
  • Rahman, Fazlur
  • Ramadan
  • Rashid Rida, Muhammad
  • Refah Partisi
  • refugees and Islam
  • renewal and reform movements in Islam
  • revelation in Islam
  • Reza Shah Pahlavi
  • Rifai Sufi Order
  • Rumi
  • Rushdie, Sir Salman
  • S
  • al-Sadat, Muhammad Anwar
  • Safavid dynasty
  • saints in Islam
  • Saladin
  • Salafism
  • Satan in Islam
  • Satanic Verses
  • Saudi Arabia
  • sayyid
  • science and Islam
  • secularism
  • Seljuk Turks
  • Sephardic Jews
  • sermons in Islam
  • Shaarawi, Huda
  • Shaarawi, Muhammad al-
  • Shadhili Sufi Order
  • Shafii Legal School
  • Shafii, Muhammad ibn Idris al-
  • Shah, Idries
  • shahada
  • Shamil
  • sharia
  • Shariati, Ali
  • shaykh
  • Shiism
  • shirk
  • Simurgh
  • Sirhindi, Ahmad
  • slavery and Islam
  • Sokoto Caliphate
  • soul and spirit in Islam
  • students in Islam
  • Subud
  • Sufi Movement
  • Sufi Order International
  • Sufism
  • suicide and Islam
  • sultan
  • sunna
  • Sunnism
  • Syria
  • T
  • Tablighi Jamaat
  • tafsir
  • Takfir wa'l-Hijra
  • Taliban
  • Tamerlane
  • Tanzeem-e Islami
  • Tanzimat
  • taqwa
  • tariqa
  • tawhid
  • tekke
  • terrorism and Islam
  • Torah and Islam
  • travel and Islam
  • Tunisia
  • Turkish language and literature
  • Twelve-Imam Shiism
  • U
  • ulama
  • Umar I ibn al-Khattab
  • Umar Tal
  • Umayyad dynasty
  • Umm Kulthoum
  • umma
  • umra
  • universities and Islam
  • Usman Dan Fodio
  • Usuli School
  • Uthman ibn Affan
  • V
  • veils in Islam
  • vizier
  • W
  • Wahhabism
  • walaya
  • wali
  • Webb, Alexander Russell
  • Westernization and Islam
  • women and Islam
  • World Muslim Congress (WMC)
  • Y
  • Yemen
  • Yunus Emre
  • Z
  • Zamzam
  • Zaydi Shiism
  • Zaynab bint Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • Zaytuna Mosque
  • ziyara
  • Bibliography