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Indonesia, Islam in

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in IndonesiaIntroductionIndonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world, composing approximately 85 percent of its more than 255 millio...


David Powers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

InheritanceIntroductionThere is arguably no field of Islamic law that reflects the situation in the Hijaz during the lifetime of Muhammad as well as t...

Inji Efflatoun

Patrick Kane, Salwa Mikdadi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Inji EfflatounIntroductionInji Efflatoun was born on 16 April 1924 to a wealthy family descended from the Turkish-Ottoman administrative elite, who in...

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...

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 ...

Iran, Islam in

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Islam in Iran Introduction The terms “Persia” and “Persians” are seldom used in the early 21st century except in the United Kingdom or in ref...

Iranian Revolution, The

Nader Entessar

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

The Iranian Revolution Introduction The Iranian revolution of 1978–1979 has been one of the most significant sociopolitical developments in th...

Islam in Ethiopia and Eritrea

Alessandro Gori

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Islam in Ethiopia and EritreaIntroductionAccording to the official figures of the national census conducted in 2007, there were about twenty-five mill...

Islam, Environments and Landscapes in

Rachel Hirsch

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2022-04-25

Environments and Landscapes in IslamIntroductionThe terms “environments” and “landscapes” are used in similar but distinct ways to describe human enga...

Islam, Nature, and the Environment

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Islam, Nature, and the EnvironmentIntroductionThe field of environmental studies from an Islamic perspective has been building gradually since the 197...

Islamic Aesthetics

Valerie Gonzalez

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Islamic AestheticsIntroductionThe broad subject of Islamic aesthetics covers several subtopics that correspond to the multiple intellectual fields and...

Islamic Exegesis, Christians and Christianity in

Clare Wilde

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Christians and Christianity in Islamic ExegesisIntroductionThe Qur’an assumes its auditors’ familiarity with Christianity—especially doctrines such as...

Islamic Law and Gender

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Islamic Law and GenderIntroductionStudies of gender in Islamic law combine methodologies from two distinct fields of study: Islamic law, and women and...

Islamic Print Media

Aaron Rock-Singer

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Islamic Print MediaIntroductionThe late 19th century saw the rise of a new textual object: Islamic print media. Whether journals, magazines, or books,...

Islamic Salvation Front (FIS)

Allen Fromherz

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) Introduction The Islamic Salvation Front, best known by its French name, Front islamique du salut (FIS), is a ba...

Islamic Studies, Food in

Brannon Wheeler

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Food in Islamic StudiesIntroductionStudy of food in Islamic societies was pioneered by the work of the prolific Syrian orientalist Habib Zayyat (b. 18...

Islamic Trends and Movements in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa

Marloes Janson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2022-03-23

Islamic Trends and Movements in Contemporary Sub-Saharan AfricaIntroductionSub-Saharan Africa—that is, Africa south of the Sahara—is frequently, but u...


Todd Green

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

IslamophobiaIntroductionIslamophobia refers to the fear of and hostility toward Muslims and Islam that is driven by racism and that leads to exclusion...

Japan, Islam in

Kieko Obuse

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Islam in Japan Introduction Japanese contact with the Islamic world was sporadic and mostly indirect before the end of national seclusion in t...


Robert F. Shedinger

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

JesusIntroductionJesus plays a prominent role in the Islamic tradition and is often considered the most important prophet after Muhammad. He is referr...

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