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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...

Druze

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...

Education

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...

Ethics

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...

Fairuz

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 ...

Fana and Baqa

Kazuyo Murata

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Fana and BaqaIntroductionFanāʾ and baqāʾ, or “annihilation” and “subsistence,” respectively, are two technical terms in Sufism that describe two contr...

Farangī Maḥall

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Farangī Maḥall Introduction Farangī Maḥall (the European Palace) was the name of a family of ulama that flourished in India from 1700 to c. 195...

Fatima

Mary Thurlkill

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fatima Introduction Fatima was the daughter of the prophet Muhammad and his first wife, Khadija. The date of her birth is disputed, with 60...

Female Islamic Education Movements

Masooda Bano

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Female Islamic Education MovementsIntroductionMuslim societies have largely been effective in preserving the tradition of imparting basic Islamic know...

Finance, Islamic

Clement M. Henry, Jennifer E. Lamm

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islamic Finance Introduction The term “Islamic finance” generally refers to a corpus of theoretical economics and the practice of banking a...

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat

Alexandre Caeiro

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat Introduction The Muslim jurisprudence of minorities (fiqh al-aqalliyyat or minority fiqh) has emerged as a distinctive field...

Five Pillars of Islam, The

Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Five Pillars of Islam Introduction Central to faith and practice in Islam are the five pillars outlined in the Hadith of Gabriel, recor...

Gender and Sexuality

Aysha Hidayatullah

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Gender and Sexuality Introduction The study of gender and sexuality in Islamic contexts is complicated by the modern historicity of these conc...

Gender-based Violence and Islam

Liv Tønnessen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Gender-Based Violence and IslamIntroductionScholarship on gender-based violence (GBV) and Islam is fast evolving and has made key advances. In particu...

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