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Ḥaqqānī, ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq
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Abū Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq (b. 1849 or 1851, d. 1917), later known as ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Ḥaqqānī, was an Indian theologian and the author of an influential Urdu tafsīr (commentary on the Qurʾān). He came from a long line of religious scholars who served at the Mughal court. His grandfather moved the family from Delhi to the regional principality of Kaythal (Kaithal), where he, and later Ḥaqqānī’s father, served as advisers. Around the time that the British took control of the region, Ḥaqqānī’s father was granted the revenues of …

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Bruce, Gregory Maxwell, “Ḥaqqānī, ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30168>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 9789004356634, 2018, 2018-2

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