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Architecture

Walter Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Architecture Introduction The term “Islamic architecture,” as conventionally used today in the scholarly world, refers to works of architectur...

Malikis

Delfina Serrano

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Malikis Introduction Mālikīs are the adherents of one of the four Sunni schools of law owing their name to the Medinese jurist and traditionis...

Ibadiyya

Martin Custers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibadiyya Introduction Historically, the Ibāḍīs (Ibadhis, Abadites, Abadhites, al-Ibāḍiyya, Ibadhiyah) constitute the only surviving branch of t...

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 ...

Southeast Asia, Islam in

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Southeast Asia Introduction Southeast Asia is the home of more than 220 million Muslims and includes the world’s most populated Muslim sta...

Ahmadiyyah Movement, The

Yohanan Friedmann

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

The Ahmadiyya Movement Introduction The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam is a modern Muslim messianic movement. It was founded in 1889 in the Indian...

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...

Umayyads, The

Abdulhadi Alajmi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

The Umayyads Introduction The study of Umayyad history (661–750 ce/41–132 ah) is one of the most important subjects of Islamic history and over...

Ibn Rushd (Averroës)

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Ibn Rushd (Averroës) Introduction Ibn Rushd is considered by many to be the greatest of the Islamic philosophers within the Peripatetic tra...

Abbasid Caliphate

Letizia Osti

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Abbasid Caliphate Introduction The Abbasid dynasty ruled the central and eastern Islamic lands, at least nominally, and headed the Sunni Musli...

Iqbal, Muhammad

Mustansir Mir

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muhammad Iqbal Introduction Muhammad Iqbal (b. 1877–d. 1938) was a preeminent Muslim poet, thinker, and statesman of India. He was educated at ...

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...

Christianity, Islam and

Daniel A. Madigan, Diego R. Sarrio

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Islam and Christianity Introduction Islam and Christianity have been related since the former emerged as what Muslims would see as a divinely i...

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...

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...

Banna, Hasan al-

Abdullah Al-Arian

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Hasan al-Banna Introduction One of the most significant Islamic figures of the 20th century, Hasan al-Banna was born in 1906 in the town of...

Art, Islamic

Walter Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Islamic Art Introduction The term “Islamic Art,” as conventionally used today in the organization of museum departments and the delineation of ...

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...

Zaydiyya

Daniel Peterson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Zaydiyya Introduction The Zaydiyya are a branch of Shi’i Islam, often termed “moderate” or even “the practical group of the Shi’a,” that diverg...

Jihad

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Jihad Introduction The Arabic term jihad is properly defined as “struggle” or “striving” and is generally described as taking place at two le...

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