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Bektashi Order

Bektashi Order Bektashi Order or Shī‘ah Imāmī Alevī-Bektāshī Ṭarīqah (Tarikati Bektashi; Bektaşi Tarîkatı) is a Sufi dervish order (tariqat) named after the 13th century Alevi Wali (saint) Haji Bektash Veli from Khorasan, but founded by Balım Sultan.[6] The order, whose headquarters is in Tirana, Albania, is mainly found throughout Anatolia and the Balkans, and was particularly strong in Albania, Bulgaria, and among Ottoman eraGreek...

“Five Mysteries” Mentioned In The Qur’an

“Five Mysteries” Mentioned In The Qur’an It appears that the time of the coming of rain and the sex of the baby in the mother’s womb can be known in advance. Are these then no longer to be counted among the “five mysteries” mentioned in the Qur’an? The question concerns...

Does The Quran Contain Everything?

Does The Quran Contain Everything? Being a Book describing man and the universe, the Quran contains ‘everything’. It declares: With Him are the keys of the Unseen. None but He knows them. And He knows what is in the land and the sea. Not a leaf falls but with His...

Did Prophet Muhammad Write The Holy Qur’an?

Did Prophet Muhammad Write The Holy Qur’an? As this question has generated a great deal of literature, I shall confine my answer to the most pertinent points. This allegation is made by Orientalists, just as it was by their predecessors: Christian and Jewish writers who deeply resented the spread of...

Comprehensiveness Of Quran And Meaning

Comprehensiveness Of Quran And Meaning This comes from the comprehensiveness of the Quran’s wording. Certainly, this comprehensiveness is apparent in the previous Words, as well as in the verses whose meanings are quoted in this Word. As pointed out in the hadith, Each verse has outer meanings, inner meanings, limits...

English Translations of The Quran

English Translations of The Quran The Quran has been translated into English many times. The first few translations were made in the 17th and 19th centuries, but the majority were produced in the 20th. Early translations The Alcoran, Translated out of Arabic into French. By the Andrew du Ryer, Lord...

List of Sunni Books

List of Sunni Books This is a list of significant books of Sunni Islam doctrine. Hadiths Al-Kutub Al-Sittah Sahih Bukhari of Muhammad al-Bukhari (d. 870 A.D.) Sahih Muslim of Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj (d. 875 A.D.) Sunan Ibn Majah of Ibn Majah (d. 887 A.D.) Sunan Abu Dawud of Abu Dawood (d. 889 A.D.) Sunan al-Tirmidhi of Al-Tirmidhi (d. 892 A.D.) Sunan Al-Nasai of Al-Nasa’i (d. 915 A.D.) Other Authentic Hadith...

Chronological Order of The Quran

Chronological Order of The Quran The Qur’an is not in chronological order, but arranged roughly longest surah (chapter) to the shortest. The following lists the chronological (or revelational) order of the Qur’an. Chronological Order Surah Name Number of Verses Location of Revelation Traditional Order 1 Al-Alaq 19 Mecca 96 2 Al-Qalam 52 Mecca 68...

Woman’s Status In Bible & Quran

Woman’s Status In Bible & Quran We’re trying to compare the woman’s status as seen in Christianity and Islam. The sources are mainly the Bible, Quran, and the teachings of Prophet Mohammed. The First Woman / Eve   Christianity (Bible)   Islam (Quran) “When the woman (Eve) saw that the...

Textual Criticism

Textual Criticism Textual criticism is a branch of textual scholarship, philology, and literary criticism that is concerned with the identification of textual variants in either manuscripts or printed books. Scribes can make alterations when copying manuscripts by hand.[1] Given a manuscript copy, several or many copies, but not the original...

Solomon

Prophet Solomon Solomon (שְׁלֹמֹה, Shlomoh),[a] also called Jedidiah (יְדִידְיָהּ Yedidyah), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament,[3] Quran, and Hadiths, a fabulously wealthy and wise king of Israel who succeeded his father, King David.[4] The conventional dates of Solomon’s reign are circa 970 to 931 BCE, normally given in alignment with the dates of David’s reign. He is described as the third...

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Ibadah

Ibadah Ibadah (عبادة‎, ‘ibādah, ibada) is an Arabic word meaning service or servitude.[1] In Islam, ibadah is usually translated as “worship”, and ibadat—the plural form of ibadah—refers to Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) of Muslim religious rituals.[2] In Arabic ibadah is connected with related words such as “Ubudiyyah” (“slavery”), and has connotations of obedience, submission, and humility. The word linguistically means “obedience with...

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel In Abrahamic religions, fallen angels are angels who were expelled from Heaven. The term “fallen angel” appears neither in the Bible nor in other Abrahamic scriptures, but is used of angels who were cast out of heaven[1]or angels who sinned. Such angels are often malevolent towards humanity. The idea of fallen angels derived from Jewish Enochic pseudepigraphy or the assumption...

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List Of Angels In Theology

List Of Angels In Theology This is a list of angels in theology, including both specific angels (e.g. Gabriel) and types of angels (e.g. Seraphim). Note that some overlap is to be expected with the list of theological demons entry, since various traditions have different classifications for the spirits they...

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A Brief Overview of Islam

A Brief Overview of Islam The word “Islam” literally stems from the root “s-l-m” and the words “silm” and “salamah” which mean peace, and which indicate the “submission” or ‘surrender” of oneself to God Almighty, being obedient to His commands, embarking on a safe and secure path that leads to...

Hajj

What is Islam?

Islam Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that there is only one God (Allah),[1] and that Muhammad is the messenger of God.[2][3] It is the world’s second-largest religion[4] with over 1.8 billion followers or 24% of the world’s population,[5] most commonly known as Muslims.[6] Muslims make up a majority of the population in 50 countries.[4] Islam teaches that God is merciful, all-powerful, unique[7] and has guided humankind through prophets, revealed scriptures and natural signs.[3][8] The primary scriptures of Islam are...

Islamic Wisdom

Wisdom (al-Hikmah): A Paradigm for Social Sunan

Wisdom (al-Hikmah): A Paradigm for Social Sunan – A Fresh Look at Islam – By Faysal S. Burhan Wisdom and Islam Al-Hikmah or wisdom means a total insight and having sound judgment concerning a matter or situation through understanding cause and effect phenomena. Al-Hikmah constitutes one of the three major teachings...

Book and Wisdom (Kitab and Hikma)

“Book and Wisdom (Kitab & Hikma)” = Qur’an and Hadith Books  “Wisdom / حكمة (Hikma)” is a recurrent word in the Qur’an. “For this We sent a Messenger to you from among you to recite our Verses to you and purify you and teach you the Book and Wisdom حكمة...

Arabian Wisdom

Arabian Wisdom ELECTIONS AND TRANSLATIONS FROM THE ARABIC By JOHN WORTABET, M.D. NEW YORK, E. P. DUTTON AND COMPANY [1913] TO MY CHILDREN “What doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?”—Micah vi. 8. Table of Contents Editorial Note Introduction The First Chapter of the...

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