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Moten, Abdul Rashid (2014) Ummah. In: The Oxford Encylopedia of Islam and Politics. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 514-518. ISBN 978-0-19-973935-6, 978-0-19-999805-0, 978-0-19-999806-7

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The Arabic term ummah refers to a people or a community united by certain features that they share in common, such as customs, ethnicity, history, language, and, particularly, religion. It is often used to refer to the ummah al- Muḥammadīyah (community of Muḥammad) or ummah al-Islāmīyah (community of Islam). Although its meaning has developed throughout history, it has often been used to express the essential unity of Muslims in diverse cultural settings.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 1667/44746
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Sakinah Kamaludin
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2015 15:51
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2015 10:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/44746

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