Husayn ibn Ali

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  • Shia Historical Narratives

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    The chapter continues with Shia biographical narrative of Ali, giving details of his

  • The Roles of Rituals in Guests of the Sheik by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

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    Every Culture has a set of rituals that they partake in, that are often constructed over a long period of time. Simple Actions, and special moments contain so much meaning and make everlasting memories. All rituals despite the locations they originate from, or the location they are carried out in contain the same components, they are repetitive, symbolic, remind a certain group of people about their values and beliefs, and these rituals commemorate a significant moment. For example christians commemorate

  • The Rising Costs Of The War

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    The rising costs of the war, coupled with falling oil prices in 1986, led to the use of non-oil exports to generate revenue because oil income was no longer a guaranteed source of foreign currency. To finance short-term debts, Iran drained its small reserve of foreign currency by allowing advance drawing on revenues. The FY 1987 budget also reflected the priority of the war effort. The government again promised to curb inflation, to continue to subsidize basic foodstuffs, and to make billions available

  • The Approach of Nonviolence Essay

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    “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind” (Mahatma Gandhi), welcome to the world of non-violence, not similar to ‘disney land’ but merely a small philosophical village coated in white, decorated with crystals and abundant in doves; white resembling peace, crystals for clarity and pure spirit and doves for .. I don’t know, I guess I have been driven by my imagination. There is a considerable debate about the precise meaning of nonviolence. Some people believe that nonviolence is a philosophy

  • Shia Muslims Advantages And Disadvantages

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    The Imams The Imamate began with Ali, who is also accepted by Sunni Muslims as the fourth of the "rightly guided caliphs" to succeed the Prophet. Shia’s revere Ali as the First Imam, and his descendants, beginning with his sons Hasan and Husain, continue the line of the Imams until the Twelfth, who is believed to have ascended into a supernatural state to return to earth on judgment day. Shias point to the close lifetime association of Muhammad with Ali. When Ali was six years old, he was invited

  • DBQ: Swahili Vs. Hansa Essay

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    the best when it came to trading gold and transacting it to merchants (Muslim). An additional document need would be one from a Muslim merchant as well as from a Kilwa merchant expressing their points of views. Document five written by Abdul Hassan ibn Ali al Mas’udi, an Arab traveler, a merchant and a geographer, depicts the trading system used by the Zanj with China and India. As a merchant, traveler, and geographer Mas’udi’s point of view is that he finds out trading sites to which he may inform

  • The Ismaili Da ø Wa

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    in hiding. Among them, the life of Muḥammad ibn Ismāʿīl remains very obscure. Certain early sources, which were written by the anti-Ismaili polemicists, confuse the identity of Muḥammad with a certain non-ʿAlid by the name of ʿAbd Allāh ibn Maymūn al-Qaddāḥ, a follower of al-Khaṭṭāb who is believed to have developed extremist Shīʿa

  • The Historical Context of Ridda, Shura, and Shi'a Essay

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    They were Umar Ibn Al Khattab, Uthman, and Ali Ibn Abi Talib. During the Caliphate of Ali there was much fighting and eventually the Muslim world fell into civil war. The later Caliphs had nominal control over the Islamic states, but interestingly none of them were brought to power by Shura; they all gained

  • The Emergence Of Islam During The Umayyad Caliphate

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    Muhammad and Quranic doctrine to justify such actions. The first Fitna or civil war among Muslims may have been the Battle of Camel in 656 in which Caliph Ali b. Abi Talib and his supports from Kufa faced off against Al-Zubayr b. Awwam, the prophet’s widow Aisha and Talha b. Ubayd Allah near Basra. The latter sought to eliminate the threat of Ali to the continuation of Quraysh rule after Uthman’s assassination. While this dissenting coalition in favor of Al-Zubayr was reactionary to Ali’s rule after

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict In The 1800s

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    The reason why he convinced Husayn was because at that time, European powers wanted control along the eastern Mediterranean including Palestine, and the Ottoman Empire was aligned with Germany against Britain and France in war. In return the British would support the establishment on an Arab state under Husayn rule in Arab states such as Palestine for their support in the war. Sadly the Arabs weren't the only ones who

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