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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 ...

Purity

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...

Qaradawi, Yusuf al-

Jeffry R. Halverson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Yusuf Al-QaradawiIntroductionYusuf al-Qaradawi (b. 1926) is an Egyptian-born Sunni alim who graduated from Al-Azhar University in Cairo and a prominen...

Qur'an

Andrew Rippin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Qurʾan Introduction For Muslims, the Qurʾan is the revelatory word of God, dictated by the angel Gabriel to the prophet Muhammad in segment...

Qurʾan and Contemporary Analysis

Salwa El-Awa

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Qurʾan and Contemporary AnalysisIntroductionContemporary analysis of the Qurʾan is marked by a significant turn from source- and historical-critical i...

Qurʾan and Context

Stephen J. Shoemaker

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Qurʾan and ContextIntroductionThe historical context that gave rise to the Qurʾan remains one of the most persistent mysteries from the end of antiqui...

Qutb, Sayyid

William Shepard

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Sayyid QutbIntroductionSayyid Qutb (1906–1966) (sometimes spelled Sayed and Qutub or Kotb) was one of the leading Islamist ideologues of the 20th cent...

Razi, Fakhr al-Din al-

Frank Griffel

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Fakhr Al-Din Al-Razi Introduction Fakhr al-Din Muhammad ibn ‘Umar al-Razi (b. c. 1149–d. 1210) was one of the most important philosophers and ...

Reformist Muslims in Contemporary America

Serhan Tanriverdi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Reformist Muslims in Contemporary AmericaIntroductionIn the last two centuries, Muslims have made efforts to reform Islamic tradition and thought. Ref...

Russia, Islam in

Janis Eshots

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Islam in Russia Introduction Islam in Russia has a history more than a thousand years long. It can be divided into five major periods: (1) the ...

Sadra, Mulla

Ibrahim Kalin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mulla Sadra Introduction Muhammad ibn Ibrahim ibn Yahya al-Qawami al-Shirazi (b. 1571–d. 1640), sometimes referred to as Sadr al-Din Shirazi and...

Safavids

Andrew J. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Safavids Introduction The Safavid period is conventionally dated from the capture of Tabriz in 1501 by Ismail I (d. 1524) to the fall of the c...

Sahara, The Kunta of the

Ariela Marcus-Sells

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The Kunta of the SaharaIntroductionMany kinship networks and lineages across contemporary West and North Africa, concentrated in the southern Sahara a...

Salafism

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Salafism Introduction News reports often mention the “Wahhabi movement” or “Wahhabi Islam” without providing any context. This controversial mo...

Sarekat Islam

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sarekat Islam Introduction Sarekat Islam (Islamic Union, or SI) was the largest pre-independence Muslim political organization in the Dutch...

Science and Medicine

Anna Akasoy

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Science and Medicine Introduction Scholarship in the history of texts on science and medicine written in Arabic and other languages of the ...

Shafi`is

Ahmed el Shamsy

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Shafiʿis Introduction Shafiʿis are adherents of the Sunni school of legal thought based on the legal paradigm of Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafiʿi ...

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