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Jahannam

the Hell-fire; Hell

Itmaam-i-hujjat

clarification of truth in its ultimate form.

Istishhaad

heroic martyrdom.

Istislah

public interest - a source of Islamic Law.

Isra

the night journey during which Muhammad ?is said to have visited Heaven. See miraj.

Isnad

chain of transmitters of any given hadith

Isha

night; the fifth salat prayer

Iqamah

the second call to prayer. Similar to the azhan.

Insha'Allah ?

God Willing.

njeel

Muslim term for the holy book said to have been given to Jesus, who is known as Isa to Muslims; Muslims believe the holy book has been lost and the New Testament gospels Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are not the word of Allah, only Christian stories about Isa

Infaq

the habitual inclination to give rather than take in life; the basis for charity

Iman

personal faith

Imamah

successorship of Prophet Muhammad and the leadership of mankind.

Imam

literally, leader; e.g. a man who leads a community or leads the prayer; the Shi'a sect use the term only as a title for one of the twelve God-appointed successors of Prophet Muhammad.

Ilm

all varieties of knowledge, usually a synonym for science

Ilah

deity, lord, god; not necessarily The God.

Ijtihad

During the early times of Islam, the possibility of finding a new solution to a juridical problem. Has not been allowed in conservative Islam since the Middle Ages. However, Liberal movements within Islam generally argue that any Muslim can perform ijtihad, given that Islam has no generally accepted clerical hierarchy or bureaucratic organization. The opposite of ijtihad is taqlid, Arabic for "imitation".

Ijma

the consensus of either the ummah or just the ulema - one of four bases of Islamic Law. More generally, political consensus itself.

Ijaz

how Muslims describe the character of the Quran in both form and content

Ihsan

perfection in worship, such that Muslims try to worship God as if they see Him, and although they cannot see Him, they undoubtedly believe He is constantly watching over them.

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