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QUTB, SAYYID (9 October 1906–29 August 1966), more fully, Sayyid Qutb Ibrahim Husayn Shadhili, literary critic, novelist, poet, Islamic thinker, and Egypt's most famous Islamic activist of the twentieth century, exceeding in reputation even the founder of the Muslim Brot ...more


QUR'ANIC RECITATION. The name for the Islamic revealed scripture, al-Qur'an, means "the recitation," in both informative and performative senses. With respect to the first, the Qur'an is a "message" (risalah) that has been communicated to humankind through Muhammad, the "Messenger" (rasul). But the recitation is also oral performance of the text in worship, meditation, and sublime aesthetic enjoyment. Muslims learn, preserve, transmit, and celebrate the Qur'an through combining its informative a ...more

The Qur’an in Muslim Thought and Practice

The Qur'an in Muslim Thought and Practice Because Muslims view the Qur'an as the very word of God, it naturally occupies the central place in their religious life. It is the one means for discovering the will of God and for measuring the success of a life lived in accordance with it. The Qur'an has shaped the individual and collective lives of Muslims in many ways. The Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad not all at once, but in large and small parts over some twenty-two years (61o-632). Furthe ...more

The Qur’an as Scripture

The Qur'an as Scripture The term Qur'an, most often translated as "reading" or "recital," has been linked etymologically to Syriac qeryana ("scripture reading, lection") and to Hebrew miqra' ("recitation, scripture"). Some Muslim commentators have also proposed that it comes from the Arabic verb qarana, "to put together" or "bind together," thus giving the approximate translation of "a coherent recital" or "a scripture bound in the form of a book." As a verbal noun (masdar) of the form fu'lan, ...more


QUR'AN 1-History of the Text 2-The Qur'an as Scripture 3-The Qur'an in Muslim Thought and Practice ...more


QOM. A small provincial town south of Tehran, Qom (or Qum) is the site of Hazrat-i Ma'sumah, the shrine of Fatimah, sister of the eight Imam, the second most important Shi'i shrine in Iran, and the leading center of Shi'i theological seminaries in Iran. The gold-domed shrine and its spacious New or Atabegi Courtyard are filled daily with pilgrims. Entry to the shrine is through a mirrored portal from the Atabegi Courtyard, built in 1883, along the sides of which are graves of nobles and minister ...more


Qiṣāṣ (Arabic: قصاص‎‎) is an Islamic term meaning "retaliation in kind" or revenge, "eye for an eye", "nemesis" or retributive justice. It is a category of crimes in Islamic jurisprudence, where Sharia allows equal retaliation as the punishment. Qisas principle is available against the accused, to the victim or victim's heirs, when a Muslim is murdered, suffers bodily injury or suffers property damage. In the case of murder, Qisas means the right of a murder victim's nearest relativ ...more


Qatar (/ˈkætɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtɑːr/ (About this sound listen), /ˈkɑːtər/ or /kəˈtɑːr/ (About this sound listen); Arabic: قطر‎‎ Qatar [ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ˈɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic: دولة قطر‎‎ Dawlat Qatar), is a sovereign country located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of i ...more


QARAMANLI  DYNASTY. A Turkish dynasty founded by the original Qaramanli, Ahmed Bey, controlled Ottoman Tripolitania and, intermittently, Cyrenaica and Fezzan, from 1711 to 1835. Ahmed Bey had been appointed to a subprovincial administrative position and took advantage of disorders within the Ottoman military to usurp power. Efforts by Sultan Ahmed III to install a new governor were rebuffed, and Ahmed won recognition as pasha by 1722. From this point to the end of the century, two Qaramanli ...more


Qanun is an Arabic word (Arabic: قانون‎‎, qānūn; Ottoman Turkish: قانون‎, kānūn, derived from Ancient Greek: κανών kanōn, which is also the root for the modern English word "canon"). It can refer to laws established by Muslim sovereigns, in particular the Ottoman sultans, in contrast to sharia, the body of law elaborated by Muslim jurists. It is thus frequently translated as "dynastic law". The idea of kanun first entered the Muslim World in the thirteenth century, as i ...more

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