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imam

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Definition Islam:  the person who leads prayers in a mosque

or for Shiites:  a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law, and a spiritual guide
  • The imam was trained in Saudi Arabia.
imam = the person who leads prayers in a mosque
  • Imams play different roles in Shias than they do for Sunnis.
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • He was chosen as imam because of his knowledge and good character.
  • imam = person to lead Islamic prayer
  • We learned about the Prophet Muhammad and the imams.
    Dumas Firoozeh  --  Funny in Farsi
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • King Muhammad also reformed family law, giving women more rights in divorce and marriage, and he supported the pathbreaking appointment of fifty women imams, or preachers.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • He sent my father to the government high school to learn English and receive a modern education rather than to a madrasa, even though as an imam people criticized him for this.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • I assure you that the book contains the names of your most respected imams.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • Another was an imam in Riyadh.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • The imam and the priest nodded.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • imam = a Muslim leader
  • The rebels captured him and demanded to know what parts of the forest people were hiding in, but the imam refused to tell them.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • At the cemetery the imam read a few suras and my uncle was lowered into the hole and covered with mud.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • Meanwhile the imam at the late governor's mosque refused to perform his funeral prayers and the president did not attend his funeral.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • One of the fruit pickers reported her to the local imam, who informed the police.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • Then some imams at Friday prayers in the largest mosque in Rawalpindi condemned the governor.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • My mother knelt before the imam and presented me to him.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • The imam then proceeded to read several suras from the Quran.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • "The imam arrived late," said my grandmother.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • The imam waved to my mother, motioning her to bring me to him.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • imam = Islamic religious leader
  • She would ask them a question, just as she had asked questions of her pastors, and the imams would try to answer, but often they wouldn't know.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • imams = Islamic religious leaders
  • Many of the imams appointed to preach in army barracks were Tablighis and army officers would often take leave and go on preaching tours for the group.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
imams = Islamic religious leaders

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