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'''Caliphs''' ([[Arabic]]: خليفة) are [[Islam]]ic spiritual leaders succeeding [[Mohammed]].
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'''Caliphs''' ([[Arabic]]: خليفة) are [[Islam]]ic political leaders succeeding [[Mohammed]].
  
Caliph, in Arabic, means "successor" or "steward." In the Koran, Allah refers to humans as the "stewards" of the Earth. This term has come to mean "successor" of Muhammed. The title of Caliph has been adopted by various Muslim rulers throughout history and is still used by some small Islamic denominations.  
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Caliph, in Arabic, means "successor" or "steward." In the Koran, Allah refers to humans as the "stewards" of the Earth. This term has come to mean "successor" of Muhammad. The title of Caliph has been adopted by various Muslim rulers throughout history and is still used by some small Islamic denominations.  
 
   
 
   
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:37, 11 August 2018

Caliphs (Arabic: خليفة) are Islamic political leaders succeeding Mohammed.

Caliph, in Arabic, means "successor" or "steward." In the Koran, Allah refers to humans as the "stewards" of the Earth. This term has come to mean "successor" of Muhammad. The title of Caliph has been adopted by various Muslim rulers throughout history and is still used by some small Islamic denominations.