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The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

Palestine Archaeological Museum

Palestine Archaeological Museum  

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Following the cessation of hostilities after World War I and the establishment of the British Mandate in Palestine, the pace of archaeological activity in the Middle East increased at a ...
Omar Hassan al- Bashir

Omar Hassan al- Bashir  

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(r. 1989–)Sudanese general who took control of the country's government from Sadiq al-Mahdi in 1989. His government was initially identified with the National Islamic Front due to support from Hassan ...
Constitutional Revolution

Constitutional Revolution  

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Iranian revolution, 1905–11, caused by dissatisfaction with economic stagnation, influence of Western power, and results of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–05 and the Russian revolution of 1905. It ...
Jamaat-i Islami of Bangladesh

Jamaat-i Islami of Bangladesh  

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A major Islamic movement of Bangladesh that was part of the Pakistani party Jamaat-i Islami until 1971, when East Pakistan seceded to become independent Bangladesh. It supported a united Pakistan ...
Nasserism

Nasserism  

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Political movement calling for the liberation of Arabs and all Afro-Asian states colonized or dominated by Western powers, with Egypt playing a key leadership role. Influence grew as Gamal Abdel ...
evening Communion

evening Communion  

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There are possible references to evening celebrations of the Eucharist in the NT, but it seems that an early hour soon became the usual time. After the Reformation some Protestant Churches celebrated ...
Rightly Guided Caliphs

Rightly Guided Caliphs  

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For Sunnis, the first four successors of Muhammad: Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, Umar ibn al-Khattab, Uthman ibn Affan, and Ali ibn Abi Talib. All were prominent Companions of Muhammad and belonged to the ...
Ārya Samāj

Ārya Samāj  

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A society founded in Bombay in 1875 by Dayānanda Sarasvatī to promote his version of reformed Hinduism. Through it he advocated what he saw as a return to a pure, Veda-based, pre-Mahābhārata war form ...
Christianity in West Africa

Christianity in West Africa  

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The first Europeans arrived on the coast of W. Africa at the end of the 15th cent., but for the most part they were involved in the slave trade rather than in evangelization. In the 19th cent. there ...
Abraham Isaac Kook

Abraham Isaac Kook  

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Rabbi, Kabbalist, and religious thinker, first Chief Rabbi of the Land of Israel (1865–1935). Kook was born in the small town of Greiva in Latvia. He studied at the famous Yeshivah of Volozhyn. In ...
Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Episcopal Church in the United States of America  

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The Church in the United States of America in communion with the see of Canterbury. Previously called the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, it adopted the new title as an ...
Connacht

Connacht  

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Taking its name from the mythical Irish figure, Conn of the Hundred Battles, was, by the 8th cent., dominated by the Uí Briúin dynasty. Their hegemony was threatened by Anglo‐Norman colonization in ...
Israel

Israel  

After half a century of war and hostility, peace with the Palestinians seems as remote as everIsrael can be considered to have four main geographical regions. To the north is a hilly region that ...
Sicily

Sicily  

A large triangular island in the Mediterranean Sea, separated from the ‘toe’ of Italy by the narrow Strait of Messina. It forms, with the neighbouring islands of Lipari, Egadi, Ustica, and ...
Rome

Rome  

According to tradition the ancient city was founded by Romulus (after whom it is named) in 753 bc on the Palatine Hill; as it grew it spread to the other six hills of Rome (Aventine, Caelian, ...
Bashir, Omar Hassan al-

Bashir, Omar Hassan al- (1989)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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...Brotherhood, but Bashir relieved Turabi of all posts in 1999–2000 . Fundamentalist-style Islamization projects were implemented in the 1990s to legitimize the regime. Bashir was opposed by older civilian political parties and the southern Sudanese in a major civil war (which led to the establishment of an independent state of South Sudan in 2011...

Nasserism

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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...(established in 1955 between Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, and England), bought Soviet arms, and declared neutrality in the Cold War and defiance of the old colonial powers. Most potent political force in the eastern Arab world in the 1960s. Declined after Egypt's defeat in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War. Essentially a secular pan-Arabist movement, although it never stood for total separation of religion and state or establishment of a secular republic. Proclaimed the necessity of socialism for economic security and equality of...

evening Communion

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)

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...an early hour soon became the usual time. After the Reformation some Protestant Churches celebrated the Lord’s Supper in the morning and evening indiscriminately. In the RC Church rules about the Eucharistic fast were relaxed during the Second World War and evening Masses were permitted in military establishments; they are now common in all churches. In the C of E celebrations of the Eucharist in the evening (introduced in 1852 ) were a mark of Low Churchmanship until the mid-20th cent., but are no longer...

CHAPLAINS

CHAPLAINS   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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...recent innovation, although the “priest anointed for war”—a Talmudic term for the priest referred to in Deuteronomy 20.2— could possibly be regarded as a prototype. The first Jewish military chaplains in the United States were appointed in 1862 during the Civil War. The National Jewish Welfare Board’s chaplains’ committee first organized the chaplaincy in the United States during World War I. It published special prayer books and other publications for Jews in the armed forces. During World War II, there were 311 Jewish chaplains in the U.S. military....

Jamaat-i Islami of Bangladesh

Jamaat-i Islami of Bangladesh   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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...establishment of an Islamic state through educational work, social reform, and democratic elections. Its registration as a political party was removed in 2013 and the Awami League government continues to suppress...

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