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Theology

Andrew Rippin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Theology Introduction Reflection on the dogmatic underpinnings of Islam and the introduction of tools by which that reflection can take pla...

Yemen, Islam in

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Yemen Introduction Yemen plays a prominent role in the early history of Islam. The Christian Yemeni king Abraha is said to have at...

Death, Dying, and the Afterlife

Amir Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Death, Dying, and the Afterlife Introduction The Islamic understanding of death represents a dramatic shift from pre-Islamic Arabia. In the...

Ethics

Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Ethics Introduction Broadly speaking, the concept of “ethics” refers to any normative evaluation of acts. While some make a conceptual distin...

Turabi, Hassan al-

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Hassan al-Turabi Introduction Hassan al-Turabi (full name: Hassan Abdallah al-Turabi, b. 1932) is a prominent, and often rather controversial,...

Abraham

Gordon Nickel

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Abraham Introduction Abraham is one of the most important characters in Islamic faith and life. There is more about Abraham in the Qurʾan than...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Khatami, Muhammad

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Muhammad Khatami Introduction Muhammad Khatami was born on 14 October 1943 in the city of Ardakan in the Yazd Province in central Iran. He is a...

Deoband Madrasa

SherAli Tareen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

The Deoband Madrasa Introduction The Deoband Madrasa is one of the most influential reform movements in modern Islam. It was established in the...

European Imperialism

Michael B. Bishku

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

European Imperialism Introduction Historically, the term “imperialism” refers to a process whereby countries that were militarily more power...

Marriage

Hina Azam

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Marriage Introduction A central feature of society and history, and a salient theme in religious discourse, marriage in Islam and in Muslim so...

Inheritance

David Powers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Inheritance Introduction There is arguably no field of Islamic law that reflects the situation in the Hijaz during the lifetime of Muhammad as...

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 ...

Mawdudi, Sayyid Abuʾl-Aʾla

SherAli Tareen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Sayyid Abuʾl-Aʾla Mawdudi Introduction Sayyid Abuʾl-Aʾla Mawdudi (b. 1903–d. 1979) is a towering figure in the intellectual and political histo...

Fatima

Mary Thurkill

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fatima Introduction Fatima was the daughter of the prophet Muhammad and his first wife, Khadija. The date of her birth is disputed, with 60...

Iranian Revolution, The

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

The Iranian Revolution Introduction The Iranian revolution of 1978–1979 has been one of the most significant sociopolitical developments in th...

Jilani, `Abd al-Qadir al (Gilani)

Jonathan Allen, Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani Introduction ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani (b. 470/1077, d. 561/1166), also known as Gilani, is one of the more enigmatic fi...

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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