Definitions

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  • n. A certificate of authority. Among Muslims an indication that the person is an authority, recognized by someone as capable of interpreting scripture.

Etymologies

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Arabic اجازة (ijāza, "authorization").

Examples

  • Among these notes are short ijaza-like statements for Mulla Sadra.

    Mulla Sadra

  • University of Madinah where he graduated and received an ijaza from the College of Da'wah and

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  • He pursued his study of Islam at the Islamic University of Madinah where he graduated and received an ijaza from the College of Da'wah and Islamic Sciences in 1979.

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  • He studied at the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, in Turkey, where he received his ijaza

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  • This diploma harks back to the ijaza - Arabic for license - given to students who graduated from madrasas in the Islamicate.

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  • We do not have a formal license (ijaza) from his teachers that has survived, which could attest to his study with them and to the content of the curriculum; certainly, we know that both Mir Damad and Shaikh Baha™i granted a number of these licenses and attestations of study to their students as compiled by Majlisi II (Mulla Muhammad Baqir Majlisi, known as ˜Allama-yi Majlisi,

    Mulla Sadra

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