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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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