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Chechnya: History, Society, Conflict

Emil Aslan Souleimanov

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Chechnya: History, Society, ConflictIntroductionIn the North Caucasus, located on Europe’s easternmost edge and stretching from the Black Sea to the C...

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...

Cinema, Turkish

Murat Akser

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Turkish CinemaIntroductionTurkish Cinema studies goes back to 1968 with the publication of Nijat Ozon’s filmography. Before that, there has been film ...

Civil Society

Clement M. Henry, Jolie M. F. Wood

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Civil Society Introduction The most general definition of “civil society” that is widely accepted in the early 21st century describes it as ...

Clash of Civilizations

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Clash of Civilizations Introduction From a contemporary perspective, the phrase “clash of civilizations” was popularized by the British-Americ...

David Santillana

Dan E. Stigall

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

David SantillanaIntroductionDavid Santillana was a cosmopolitan jurist and expert on Islamic law who was born in Ottoman Tunisia in 1855. He had a lon...


Matthew J. Kuiper

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

DaʿwaIntroductionThe Arabic term daʿwa can be translated as calling, inviting, or summoning. Historically, Muslims have used the term daʿwa, along wit...

Death, Dying, and the Afterlife

Amir Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Death, Dying, and the AfterlifeIntroductionThe Islamic understanding of death represents a dramatic shift from pre-Islamic Arabia. In the pre-Islamic ...

Democracy and Islam

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Democracy and Islam Introduction Just as there are numerous versions of democracy (which is why it is called a “contested concept”), the de...

Deoband Madrasa

SherAli Tareen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

The Deoband Madrasa Introduction The Deoband Madrasa is one of the most influential reform movements in modern Islam. It was established in the...

Disabilities, Islam and

Kristina Richardson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Islam and DisabilitiesIntroductionResearchers of Islam and Islamic cultures and societies have approached the topic of the body from various theoretic...

Dome of the Rock

Suleiman A. Mourad

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Dome of the Rock Introduction The Dome of the Rock (Qubbat al-Sakhra) is an octagonal structure on an elevated platform in the middle of the Te...

Dress and Fashion

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Dress and Fashion Introduction The subject of dress is concerned with what people do with their bodies and what they wear in order to provide in...


Hussam Timani

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

DruzeIntroductionThe emergence of the Druze faith occurred in 1017 ce when the Fatimid ruler al-Hakim bi Amrillah (r. 996–1021 ce) instructed missiona...


Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Education Introduction Knowledge is central to Muslim societies. Through time there has been no more important activity than seeking knowle...


Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Ethics Introduction Broadly speaking, the concept of “ethics” refers to any normative evaluation of acts. While some make a conceptual distin...

Europe, Islam in

Ahmet Yukleyen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Europe Introduction Since the 1950s, Muslim minorities have emerged in Europe as a result of decolonization, labor migration, and ...

European Imperialism

Michael B. Bishku

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

European Imperialism Introduction Historically, the term “imperialism” refers to a process whereby countries that were militarily more power...

Fahad al-Asker

Geoffrey Martin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Fahad al-AskerIntroductionFahad bin Saleh bin Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Ali al-Asker was born in the small town of Kuwait between 1913 and 1917. Atten...


Kenneth S. Habib

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

FairuzIntroductionThe Lebanese singer Fairuz is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed performers in the history of Arab musical arts. Born ...

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