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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,...

Turkey, Islam in

Ibrahim Kalin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Turkey Introduction Islam in Turkey has been the subject of various studies in such diverse disciplines as sociology, political sc...

Turkish Language, Literature, and Islam

A.C.S. Peacock

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Turkish Language, Literature, and IslamIntroductionLiterary Turkish has a history that dates back to the Orhon inscriptions in Mongolia of the 8th cen...

Twelver Shi'ism in Pakistan

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Twelver Shiʿism in PakistanIntroductionShiʿis are not a marginal group in Pakistan. They comprise about 15–20 percent of a population of more than 210...

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...


Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Wahhabism Introduction Wahhabism properly refers to the 18th-century revival and reform movement begun in the region of Najd, in what is to...

Women in Islam

Marcia Hermansen, Barbara von Schlegell

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Women in Islam Introduction The study of women in Islam has expanded rapidly in recent decades. Reviewing normative Islamic injunctions abo...

Yemen, Islam in

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in YemenIntroductionYemen plays a prominent role in the early history of Islam. The Christian Yemeni king Abraha is said to have attacked Mecca ...


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...

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