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'ulama.(sing. 'alim)  Term Image (‘ulamā’ (sing. ‘ālim)) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
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Short Description: "those who know, scholars"
Long Description: "those who know, scholars"; in Islam, those who are learned in matters of law and theology; traditional authorities for all aspects of Muslim life.
Source(s): The Fullness of God: Frithjof Schuon on Christianity, by Frithjof Schuon, edited by Dr. James S. Cutsinger
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms