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Muslim Brotherhood

Marion Boulby

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muslim Brotherhood Introduction The Muslim Brotherhood was established in Egypt in 1928 by a schoolteacher, Hasan al-Banna, with an educational...

Muslim Nonviolence

Jeffry R. Halverson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Muslim Nonviolence Introduction Nonviolence is the principled and strategic abstention from violence to bring about political or social change...

Mutʿa

Karen Ruffle

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mutʿa Introduction A practice that predates Islam, mutʿa is a form of temporary marriage. Indications exist that Iranian Zoroastrian auxiliary ...

Nation of Islam

Herbert Berg

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Nation of Islam Introduction The Nation of Islam began in 1930 in Detroit with the appearance of a mysterious man known variously as Master W....

Nationalism

Michael B. Bishku

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Nationalism Introduction The term “nationalism” refers to a process by which a group (or groups) of people who possess one or many real or ...

Nigeria, Islam in

Alexander Thurston

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Islam in Nigeria Introduction Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, home to an estimated 170 million people. According to a 2011 rep...

North America, Islam in

Amir Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in North America Introduction Many North Americans are surprised to learn that Muslims have a long history on their continent. Histor...

Nursi, Said

Zeki Saritoprak

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Said Nursi Introduction Bediüzzaman Said Nursi (b. 1876–d. 1960) is considered by both his admirers and his opponents as one of the most influenti...

Organization of the Islamic Conference

Saad S. Khan

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Organisation of the Islamic Conference Introduction No serious study of the contemporary Muslim world can be completely divorced from an unders...

Orientalism and Islam

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Orientalism and Islam Introduction The term “Orientalism,” later known as “Oriental Studies,” began in reference to the study of languages ...

Ottoman Empire, Islam in the

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Islam in the Ottoman Empire Introduction The Ottoman dynasty’s history can be traced from about 1300 to the end of the Ottoman Empire in 1923. ...

PAS

Joseph Liow

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) Introduction The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS), was formed in 1951 when members of ...

People of the Book

Frank Peters

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

People of the Book Introduction The issues represented by the phrase “People of the Book” surface under a number of different headings in t...

Philippines, Islam in the

Vivienne S. M. Angeles

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Islam in the Philippines Introduction Arab and Gujarati traders and missionaries introduced Islam to the Philippines in the 14th century. Over...

Philosophy, Islamic

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islamic Philosophy Introduction The term “Islamic philosophy” is in itself controversial, since there are many ways of identifying the discipli...

Pilgrimage and Religious Travel

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Pilgrimage and Religious Travel Introduction Pilgrimage and travel in Islam are distinct yet interrelated phenomena, which anthropologists an...

Political Islam

John O. Voll, Tamara Sonn

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Political Islam Introduction The term Political Islam refers generally to any interpretation of Islam that serves as a basis for political i...

Political Theory, Islamic

Rachel Scott

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Islamic Political Theory Introduction Islamic political theory includes works that are taken from multiple genres and discourses, since, histor...

Pre-Islamic Arabia/The Jahiliyya

Gerald Hawting

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Pre-Islamic Arabia/The Jahiliyya Introduction Although sometimes used synonymously, the phrase “pre-Islamic Arabia” and the Arabic al-jahiliyya

Purity

Sukidi Mulyadi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Purity Introduction The idea of purity has been one of the most central doctrines and practices in Islam. It has been prescribed in the Qur...

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