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Synonyms for ulema

the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community


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The following brief assessment of Shawkat is based on Kerr to Eden, 4 January 1938, FO 371/21853/E 435; Basri, A'lam al-Siyasa, 141-5; al-Swaydi, Wujuh Iraqiyya, 124-6.
A'lam radio presenter Samer Ruweishid was arrested by the Palestinian Intelligence Services in Hebron city; he remains in custody.
748/1348), Siyar a'lAm al-nubala' and Tarikh al-islam.
In his biographical dictionary Siyar a'lam al-nubala', Shams al-Din Muhammad b.
288/901), wrote a refutation of al-Shafi'i; see Shams al-Din Abu 'Abd Allah al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam al-nubale', ed.
Extraits du kitab a'lam al-nubuwwa d' Abu Hatim al Razi," Orientalia 5 (1936): 35-56, 358-78; Abu Hatim al-Razi, A'lam al-nubuwwa (Tehran: Royal Iranian Philosophical Society, 1977); W.
200 or 201/815-17) of Iraq: see Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam al-nubala', 11 th printing, 28 vols, (Beirut: Mu'assasat al-Risala.
sunan wa-l-masanid, 161; Shams al-Din al-Dhahabi, Siyar a'lam al-nubala',ed.
Similar to what we find in the case of the two published editions of Suhrawardi's A'lam al-huda wa-'aqldat arbdb al-ruqa, (13) any close reading of the text required recourse to multiple manuscripts.
735/1334-35), an important text which, although quoting extensively from both Suhrawardi's (Awarif and A'lam.
Later, Hiskil would occupy the post of finance minister in several Iraqi cabinets of the 1920s; on Hiskil, see Mir Basri, A'lam al-Yahud fi al-'lraq al-Hadith (Jerusalem: Rabitat al-Jami'iyyin al-Yahud al-Nazihin min al-'Iraq, 1983), 1: 28-37.
On Ezra Haddad see Basri, A'lam al-Yahud, 1: 78-79.
forty trustworthy reports whose soundness Dawud denied" (Siyar a'lam al-nubala', Shu'ayb al-Arna'ut, et al.