Ras̲h̲īd Riḍā
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, whose full name was Muḥammad Ras̲h̲īd b. ʿAlī Riḍā b. Muḥammad S̲h̲ams al-Dīn b. Muḥammad Bahāʾ al-Dīn b. Munlā (i.e. Mullā) ʿAlī K̲h̲alīfa (1865-1935), one of the most productive and influential authors of Islamic reform [see iṣlāḥ ], of Pan-Islamism [q.v.] and also, to a certain extent, of Arab nationalism [see Ḳawmiyya ]. His name is connected with the journal al-Manār [q.v.] in the first place, whose editor he was from its foundation in 1898 till his death.

Ras̲h̲īd Riḍā was born on 27 D̲j̲umādā I 1282/23 September 1865 in Ḳalamūn, a village near Tripoli (Ṭarābulus al-S̲h̲ām [q.v.]) on…

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Ende, W., “Ras̲h̲īd Riḍā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6240>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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