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Shafi`is

Ahmed el Shamsy

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Shafiʿis Introduction Shafiʿis are adherents of the Sunni school of legal thought based on the legal paradigm of Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafiʿi ...

Shari'ati, Ali

Junaid Ahmad

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ali Shari’ati Introduction Ali Shari’ati (b. 1933–d. 1977) is considered to be one of the key figures in the Iranian revolution of 1978–1979. A...

Shari`a (Islamic Law)

Andrew March

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Shariʿa (Islamic Law) Introduction Islamic law refers to the idea of a divine law as imagined by God (shariʿa), to Islamic moral episte...

Shaṭṭārīya

Oman Fathurahman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

ShattariyaIntroductionShattariya is one of the Sufi orders developed since the late 15th century in India; it became an integral part of the world Isl...

Shaykhism

Farshid Kazemi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Shaykhism Introduction The Shaykhīs (Shaykhīyya) or the Shyakhī school (also called the Kashfiyya), is a movement that emerged within Twelver ...

Shi'i Tafsir, Twelver

Tehseen Thaver

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Twelver Shiʿi Tafsir Introduction The doctrine of walaya (guardianship of the Imams) is a central and distinguishing principle of the Twelver ...

Shi‘I Shrine Cities

Robert Riggs

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Shiʿi Shrine Cities Introduction Visiting the tombs of venerated figures has been widespread in most world religions. The devout believe that ...

Shi`i Islam

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Shiʿi Islam Introduction Shiʿi Muslims believe that after the death of the Prophet Muhammad in 632 ce his cousin and son-in-law ʿAli (died ...

Shiʿa, Ismaʿili

Ismail Poonawala

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ismaʿili ShiʿaIntroductionThe Ismaʿilis, the second largest branch of the Shiʿa, take their name from their imam, Ismaʿil b. Jaʿfar al-Sadiq. They bra...

Shiʿa, Twelver

Andrew A. Newman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Twelver Shiʿa Introduction Shiʿi Muslims believe that after the death of the Prophet Muhammad in 632 ce, his cousin and son-in-law ʿAli (d. 661...

Sīra

Gurdofarid Miskinzoda

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Sīra Introduction The term sῑra (short for al-sῑra al-nabawiyya, meaning -“the sῑra of the Prophet”) refers to the body of literature devoted t...

Sociology and Anthropology

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sociology and Anthropology Introduction Anthropology, as a formal discipline, began in the late 19th century with an emphasis on the cu...

South Asia, Islam in

Francis Robinson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in South AsiaIntroductionThe growth of Islam in South Asia has been one of the more important geopolitical developments of the past millennium. ...

Southeast Asia, Islam in

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Southeast Asia Introduction Southeast Asia is the home of more than 220 million Muslims and includes the world’s most populated Muslim sta...

Spain, Muslim

Frank Peters

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Muslim Spain Introduction Muslims entered the Iberian peninsula in 711 AD and lived there as rulers and subjects until 1510 when they were bann...

Sufism

Marcia Hermansen

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Sufism Introduction “Sufism” is the English term used to refer to mystical interpretations and practices of the Islamic religion. This mystical...

Suhrawardī, Shihāb al-Dīn

Mehdi Aminrazavi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Shihab Al-Din Suhrawardi Introduction Shihab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash ibn Amirak Abuʾl Futuh Suhrawardi, also known as “Shaykh al-ishraq” (th...

Sukarno

Andrew Goss

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

SukarnoIntroductionSukarno (1901–1970) was the defining political leader of 20th-century Indonesia. He was a leading figure of the anti-colonial and n...

Sunna

Jonathan A.C. Brown

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sunna Introduction “Sunna” is the Arabic term for the prophet Muhammad's way of life and legal precedent. It comes from the pre-Islamic Arab ...

Sunni Islam

Frederick Mathewson Denny

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Sunni Islam Introduction Sunni Islam is the dominant division of the global Muslim community, and throughout history it has made up a substanti...

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