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Ibn Rushd (Averroës)

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Ibn Rushd (Averroës)IntroductionIbn Rushd is considered by many to be the greatest of the Islamic philosophers within the Peripatetic tradition, and h...

Ibn Sīnā

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Ibn Sīnā Introduction Ibn Sīnā (370–429 ah/980–1037 ce) is generally considered to be one of the most creative thinkers within the Peripate...

Ibn Taymiyya

Jon Hoover

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ibn Taymiyya Introduction Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (also Taymiyah or Taymiyyah) was born in 1263 in Harran—in modern southeastern Turkey—...

Ibn Ṭufayl

Marco Lauri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Ibn TufaylIntroductionAbu Bakr Muhammad ibn ʿAbd al‐Malik ibn Muḥammad ibn Tufayl al‐Qaysi (al-Andalusi, al- Ishbili) (c. 1110–1185), also known in th...


Junaid Quadri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Ijtihad Introduction To medieval Muslim scholars, ijtihad had a very specific technical meaning relating to the activity of an appropriately q...

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...

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, 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...


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...

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