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.w-msi҆-sw Mri҆.y-I҆mn.w ḳn m ꜥnḫ Etymology ( I ): The toponym is a genitive construction between a royal personal name, with an epithet ḳn m ꜥnḫ ‘brave in life’, and the hydrographic term ẖnm.t ‘well’. Location ( I ): Given the inscription at Umm

In: Toponymy on the Periphery
Author: Katajun Amirpur

express the idea that Muslims value their natural environment as God’s creation and should therefore regard sustainable living as a religious duty inherent in Islam. Its proponents believe that creation in its totality exists to praise God and view all parts of the Earth as ‘divine signs’. This means that

In: Middle East and North Africa

while being continuously redefined by human activity. These a priori notions return to the issue of morality, to its collective dimension; the good life is then acquired through the practice of virtue for its own sake, but also through interactions with virtuous persons. This notion of virtue

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In: Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm: Taha Abderrahmane’s Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives
Author: Ramona Mielusel

she belongs. As a graduate of the faculty of letters, she was concerned with the images that the popular media created of her birthplace and her community. Therefore, she felt motivated to become the voice of her ethnic community and express its concerns as well as the daily life challenges facing its

In: Franco-Maghrebi Artists of the 2000s

Hacohen’s book to Dale’s experience with Qadi ʿAbd ar-Rahman, to reflect upon the challenges and unexpected outcomes faced by an anthropologist assuming a task usually carried out by historians. Comparing the experience of a fieldworker engaged with a living scholar to plumbing an unpublished text whose

In: Knowledge, Authority and Change in Islamic Societies
Author: Harald Viersen

subject, one that makes his own meaning in life by committing himself to a way of living it that is particular to him. He, in a sense, follows the individualistic orientation of modern Western thought to its logical conclusion, raising the individual to become the fountain of all value. When we

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In: Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm: Taha Abderrahmane’s Philosophy in Comparative Perspectives
Author: Nabil Matar

because we had not heard any news about you for a long time. We thought you had drowned. When we received your written missive we rejoiced in life because death is a calamity greater than everything, but there is hope for the living, God willing. Endure, for God has so ordained. I urge you to

In: Mediterranean Captivity through Arab Eyes, 1517-1798

those living in rural areas, are poor, the Middle East is also home to the two wealthiest nations in the world, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. With a few exceptions such as Yemen, most of the countries in the region are middle-income countries, some of which benefit from their oil and gas reserves. Related to

In: Middle East and North Africa

these are sciences, philosophy, religion, arts or beauty. This can only be achieved through freedom in cultural life through the establishment of connections with other local cultures through a global network. Therefore, free education and spiritual development of all human beings must be the highest

In: Middle East and North Africa

headache of the nuances of the language; and hence it is used to cover a variety of actions like ‘put,’ ‘add,’ ‘drizzle,’ and even ‘boil.’ Often, the recipes reveal a promotional tone aimed at motivating readers to try them. The Kanz compiler, for instance, assumes the reassuring position that he or

In: Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook