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On the History of the Book in Islamic Studies

Arianna D’Ottone Rambach

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

On the History of the Book in Islamic StudiesIntroductionThe book is a complex object. In addition to being a copy of a text (Ar. nuskha), a manuscrip...

Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Saad S. Khan

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Organization of Islamic CooperationIntroductionNo serious study of the contemporary Muslim world can be completely divorced from an understanding of t...

Orientalism and Islam

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Orientalism and IslamIntroductionThe term “Orientalism,” later known as “Oriental Studies,” began in reference to the study of languages and cultures ...

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. ...

Ottoman Empire, Millet System in the

Efrat Aviv

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Millet System in the Ottoman EmpireIntroductionThe term millet in the Ottoman Empire referred to a non-Muslim religious community. The Turkish term mi...

Ottoman Women

Selma Zecevic

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Ottoman WomenIntroductionThe emergence of women’s studies in the 1970s and 1980s significantly broadened the scope of sources and methods in the study...

Papyrus, Parchment, and Paper in Islamic Studies

Jonathan Bloom

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Papyrus, Parchment, and Paper in Islamic StudiesIntroductionIslamic civilization has had an intimate relationship with writing from its very origins. ...


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 ...

People of the Book

Frank Peters

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

People of the Book Introduction The issues represented by the phrase “People of the Book” surface under a number of different headings in t...

Philippines, Islam in the

Vivienne S. M. Angeles

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Islam in the Philippines Introduction Arab and Gujarati traders and missionaries introduced Islam to the Philippines in the 14th century. Over...

Philosophy, Islamic

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islamic PhilosophyIntroductionThe term “Islamic philosophy” is in itself controversial, since there are many ways of identifying the discipline. It is...

Pilgrimage and Religious Travel

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Pilgrimage and Religious Travel Introduction Pilgrimage and travel in Islam are distinct yet interrelated phenomena, which anthropologists an...

Political Islam

John O. Voll, Tamara Sonn

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Political Islam Introduction The term Political Islam refers generally to any interpretation of Islam that serves as a basis for political i...

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...

Post-Ottoman Syria, Islam in

Thomas Pierret

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Islam in Post-Ottoman SyriaIntroductionLike much of the research on modern Islam, scholarly interest in Islam in Syria has been encouraged to a great ...

Pre-Islamic Arabia/The Jahiliyya

Gerald Hawting

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Pre-Islamic Arabia/The Jahiliyya Introduction Although sometimes used synonymously, the phrase “pre-Islamic Arabia” and the Arabic al-jahiliyya

Principles of Law

Rumee Ahmed

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Principles of LawIntroductionMuch of early Islamic literature concerns the science of fiqh, which is often translated as “Islamic law.” Books on the s...

Progressive Muslim Thought, Progressive Islam and

Adis Duderija

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Progressive Islam and Progressive Muslim ThoughtIntroductionThe religious authority of traditionally educated Muslim scholars (ulama), the fashioners ...


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...

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...

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