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Synonyms for imam

(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque

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Moreover, prisons have no mechanism and facing lack of resources for rehabilitation of drug addicts imamates. Social Welfare Department is responsible for rehabilitation of rehabilitation of the addicts and steps being taken this regard are not enough keeping in view rising number of drug addict inmates in prisons.
Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers: The Origin and Elaboration of the Ibadi Imamate Traditions.
The Ibitcliyya are the only remnant of the second broad opposition movement to the historical caliphate or imamate besides the Shia.
He also touched upon strides made in building up and modernizing the military institutions, hailing progress as he said that all security forces must be the people's strong hand against separatists and imamates.
After exploring the teachings of Ibadism the author examines in detail the establishment and subsequent collapse of the two Ibadi imamates in Oman against a background of conflicting tribal loyalties and the opposition of the Islamic caliphate.
This book provides an in-depth study of the history of Oman from the advent of Islam until the fall of the second Ibadi Imamate in AH 280 pulling together scattered fragments of historical material Dr Al Rawas gives a vivid account of Oman's position in the early Islamic community during a hitherto under-examined period of its history.
He was interested in politics since he joined the free Yemenis movement (Yemeni movement against Imamates 'ruling in the north of Yemen before revolution).
Isma'il to the imamate of Ja'far al-Sadiq, and the establishment of an unbroken line of such Imams at the head of a missionary organization lasting down to the present day.