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By Richard C. Martin

ISBN-10: 0028656032

ISBN-13: 9780028656038

ISBN-10: 0028659120

ISBN-13: 9780028659121

Because the quickest becoming faith within the usa and the dominant faith in a large expanse of territory extending throughout Africa, Asia, the Balkans and Southern Russia, Islam is an more and more vital strength within the sleek international. Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim global appears to be like at Islam's function within the smooth international, doing so within the context of the religion's background and improvement over the past thirteen centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and extra, this new encyclopedia fills a necessity during this key quarter of spiritual reviews.

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509 South Asia, Islam in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 639 Southeast Asia, Islam in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 646 Sultanates: Ayyubids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659 xxxv A ABBAS I, SHAH (1571–1629) See also Empires: Safavid and Qajar. BIBLIOGRAPHY Shah Abbas I, the fifth ruler of the Safavid dynasty, ruled Iran from 1587 until 1629, the year of his death.

509 South Asia, Islam in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 639 Southeast Asia, Islam in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 646 Sultanates: Ayyubids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 659 xxxv A ABBAS I, SHAH (1571–1629) See also Empires: Safavid and Qajar. BIBLIOGRAPHY Shah Abbas I, the fifth ruler of the Safavid dynasty, ruled Iran from 1587 until 1629, the year of his death.

Early on he experienced vision impairment, and lost his sight entirely as a young teen. He memorized the Qur an by age twelve, attended religious schools in Alexandria and Cairo, then enrolled at alAzhar University. He graduated in 1962, first in his class, but rather than an expected nomination to the teaching faculty, he was appointed imam at a Cairo mosque. Islam and the Muslim World Abd al-Karim Sorush Kishk ran afoul of the Nasser regime in 1965. He claimed he was instructed to denounce Sayyid Qutb, refused, and subsequently was arrested and tortured in prison.

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