Tajdid

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Tajdīd (Arabic: تجديد‎) is the Arabic word for renewal. In an Islamic context, tajdīd refers to the revival of Islam, in order to purify and reform society, to move it toward greater equity and justice.[1][2][3][4] One who practices tajdīd is a mujaddid.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tajdid". Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  2. ^ "Revival and Renewal". Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  3. ^ "Tajdid". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  4. ^ a b "Mujaddid". Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Retrieved 2018-10-22.

Further reading[edit]

  • Alvi, Sajida S. "The Mujaddid and Tajdīd Traditions in the Indian Subcontinent: An Historical Overview." Journal of Turkish Studies 18 (1994): 1-15.