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Education

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Education Introduction Knowledge is central to Muslim societies. Through time there has been no more important activity than seeking knowle...

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...

Europe, Islam in

Ahmet Yukleyen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Europe Introduction Since the 1950s, Muslim minorities have emerged in Europe as a result of decolonization, labor migration, and ...

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...

Farangī Maḥall

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Farangī Maḥall Introduction Farangī Maḥall (the European Palace) was the name of a family of ulama that flourished in India from 1700 to c. 195...

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...

Finance, Islamic

Clement M. Henry, Jennifer E. Lamm

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islamic Finance Introduction The term “Islamic finance” generally refers to a corpus of theoretical economics and the practice of banking a...

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat

Alexandre Caeiro

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat Introduction The Muslim jurisprudence of minorities (fiqh al-aqalliyyat or minority fiqh) has emerged as a distinctive field...

Five Pillars of Islam, The

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Five Pillars of Islam Introduction Central to faith and practice in Islam are the five pillars outlined in the Hadith of Gabriel, recor...

Ghadir Khumm

Arzina Lalani

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ghadir Khumm Introduction Ghadir Khumm is well known in the history of Islam as the site where Muhammad pronounced a significant declaration in...

Ghazali, al-

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Al-Ghazali Introduction Al-Ghazali (c. 1058–1111) is widely regarded as one of the most impressive thinkers in the Sunni Islamic world, enc...

Gülen, Muhammed Fethullah

Alparslan Açıkgenç

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Muhammed Fethullah Gülen Introduction Gülen (pronounced as ‘geulan’, “eu” as in French “u”) is a religious leader from Turkey. He was born in a s...

Hadith

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Hadith Introduction A Hadith (Arabic plural aHadith; the word “Hadith” is used as both a singular and a collective plural in English) is a ...

Hamas

Chrystie Flournoy Swiney

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Hamas Introduction The Islamic Resistance Movement, or حركة المقاومة الاسلامية (Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamat al-Islāmiyyah) in Arabic, is a national li...

Hanafi School, The

Christie S. Warren

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Hanafi School Introduction The Hanafi School is one of the four major schools of Sunni Islamic legal reasoning and repositories of positiv...

Hasan

Diana Steigerwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Hasan Introduction Hasan ibn ʿAli ibn Abi Talib, the son of ʿAli (the cousin of Muhammad) and Fatima (the daughter of Muhammad), was born on 15...

Hijaz

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hijaz Introduction The Hijaz (Hejaz, Hedjaz), the holy land of Islam, is a geographical region that comprises most of the western part of modern...

Hijaz Railway

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hijaz Railway Introduction In 1900–1908, under the leadership of Sultan Abdülhamid II, the Ottoman Empire built the main line of the Hijaz (als...

Hilli, al-

Sukidi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Al-Hilli Introduction Hasan ibn Yusuf ibn ʿAli ibn al-Mutahhar al-Hilli, commonly known as al-ʿAllama al-Hilli (d. 1325), was a prominent S...

Historiography

Andrew Marsham

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Historiography Introduction Historiography literally means “the writing of history.” It has two main, related, meanings: (1) the actual pr...

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