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Qaeda, al-

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Al-Qaeda Introduction Al-Qaeda, meaning “The Base,” refers broadly to a group fighting a declared global jihad of holy war against the West, Zi...

Qaradawi, Yusuf al-

Jeffry R. Halverson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Yusuf Al-Qaradawi Introduction Yusuf al-Qaradawi (b. 1926) is an Egyptian-born Sunni alim who graduated from Al-Azhar University in Cairo and a...

Qur'an

Andrew Rippin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Qurʾan Introduction For Muslims, the Qurʾan is the revelatory word of God, dictated by the angel Gabriel to the prophet Muhammad in segment...

Qutb, Sayyid

William Shepard

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Sayyid Qutb Introduction Sayyid Qutb (1906–1966) (sometimes spelled Sayed and Qutub or Kotb) was one of the leading Islamist ideologues...

Russia, Islam in

Janis Eshots

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Islam in Russia Introduction Islam in Russia has a history more than a thousand years long. It can be divided into five major periods: (1) the ...

Sadra, Mulla

Ibrahim Kalin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mulla Sadra Introduction Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Yahya al-Qawami al-Shirazi (b. 1571–d. 1640), sometimes referred to as Sadr al-Din Shirazi and...

Safavids

Andrew J. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Safavids Introduction The Safavid period is conventionally dated from the capture of Tabriz in 1501 by Ismail I (d. 1524) to the fall of the c...

Salafism

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Salafism Introduction News reports often mention the “Wahhabi movement” or “Wahhabi Islam” without providing any context. This controversial mo...

Sarekat Islam

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sarekat Islam Introduction Sarekat Islam (Islamic Union, or SI) was the largest pre-independence Muslim political organization in the Dutch...

Science and Medicine

Anna Akasoy

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Science and Medicine Introduction Scholarship in the history of texts on science and medicine written in Arabic and other languages of the ...

Shafiʿis

Ahmed el Shamsy

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Shafiʿis Introduction Shafiʿis are adherents of the Sunni school of legal thought based on the legal paradigm of Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafiʿi ...

Shari`a (Islamic Law)

Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Shariʿa (Islamic Law) Introduction Islamic law refers to the idea of a divine law as imagined by God (shariʿa), to Islamic moral episte...

Shari'ati, Ali

Junaid Ahmad

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ali Shari’ati Introduction Ali Shari’ati (b. 1933–d. 1977) is considered to be one of the key figures in the Iranian revolution of 1978–1979. A...

Shi`i Islam

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Shiʿi Islam Introduction Shiʿi Muslims believe that after the death of the Prophet Muhammad in 632 ce his cousin and son-in-law ʿAli (died ...

Shi'i Tafsir, Twelver

Tehseen Thaver

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Twelver Shiʿi Tafsir Introduction The doctrine of walaya (guardianship of the Imams) is a central and distinguishing principle of the Twelver ...

Shiʿa, Isma'ili

Ismail Poonawala

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Isma’ili Shiʿa Introduction The Isma’ilis, a major branch of the Shiʿa, take their name from their imam, Ismaʿil b. Jaʿfar al-Sadiq. They branched...

Shiʿa, Twelver

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Twelver Shiʿa Introduction Shiʿi Muslims believe that after the death of the Prophet Muhammad in 632 ce, his cousin and son-in-law ʿAli (d. 661...

Sīra

Gurdofarid Miskinzoda

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Sīra Introduction The term sῑra (short for al-sῑra al-nabawiyya, meaning -“the sῑra of the Prophet”) refers to the body of literature devoted t...

Sociology and Anthropology

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sociology and Anthropology Introduction Anthropology, as a formal discipline, began in the late 19th century with an emphasis on the cu...

South Asia, Islam in

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in South Asia Introduction The growth of Islam in South Asia has been one of the more important geopolitical developments of the past ...