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Mullah vs. Imam

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Mullahnoun

(Islam) A religious scholar and teacher of sharia law.

Imamnoun

(usually capitalized) A Shi'ite Muslim leader.

Mullahnoun

See Mollah.

Imamnoun

One who leads the salat prayers in a mosque.

Mullahnoun

a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque

Imamnoun

Among the Mohammedans, a minister or priest who performs the regular service of the mosque.

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Mullahnoun

a Muslim learned in Islamic theology and sacred law

‘Mullah Nasir-ud-Din’;

Imamnoun

A Mohammedan prince who, as a successor of Mohammed, unites in his person supreme spiritual and temporal power.

Mullah

Mullah (; Persian: ملا‎) is derived from the Arabic word mawlā, meaning , and . However, since this word is used ambiguously in the Quran, some publishers have described its usage as a religious title as inappropriate.

‘vicar’; ‘master’; ‘guardian’;

Imamnoun

(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide

Imam

Imam (; Arabic: إمام‎ imām; plural: أئمة aʼimmah) is an Islamic leadership position. It is most commonly used as the title of a worship leader of a mosque and Muslim community among Sunni Muslims.

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