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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 ...

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...

Internet, Islam and the

Göran Larsson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Islam and the Internet Introduction The development of the global system of interconnected computer networks that we generally call the Interne...

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...

Sunni Islam

Frederick Mathewson Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sunni Islam Introduction Sunni Islam is the dominant division of the global Muslim community, and throughout history it has made up a substanti...

Apostasy

Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Apostasy Introduction Apostasy (ridda, irtidad) is an important theological and legal problem in Islam. As a legal matter, virtually all classi...

Balkans, Islam in the

Amila Buturovic

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Islam in the Balkans Introduction In addition to being a region in southeastern Europe, the Balkans is a geopolitical entity that owes its ...

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. ...

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