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Tabari, -al

Rebecca Williams

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

al-Tabari Introduction Perhaps no other scholarly figure of the 9th and 10th centuries ce has the widespread reputation enjoyed by al-Tabari (...

Tablighi Jamaʿat

Matthew J. Kuiper

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Tablighi JamaʿatIntroductionThe Tablighi Jamaʿat (TJ) is one of the most widespread Sunni islah (reform) and daʿwa (missionary) organizations in the w...

Tafsir

Andrew Rippin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Tafsir Introduction Tafsir refers to a genre of Muslim literature and to the process of interpretation itself, especially (but not solely) ...

Tafsir, Women and

Margherita Picchi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Women and TafsirIntroductionThe Arabic word tafsir (literally meaning “to clarify,” “to explain”) most commonly refers to the process of interpreting ...

Taha, Mahmūd Muhammad

John O. Voll

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mahmūd Muhammad Taha Introduction Mahmūd Muhammad Taha (b. 1909/1911?–d. 1985) was a Sudanese Muslim activist advocating a radical form of Isla...

Taliban

Abdullah Al-Arian

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Taliban Introduction In the aftermath of the 1989 Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan at the hands of the mujahideen, religious fighters sup...

Tanzīh and Tashbīh in Classical Islamic Theological Thought

Mustafa Shah

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Tanzīh and Tashbīh in Classical Islamic Theological ThoughtIntroductionDebates and arguments surrounding the questions of tanzīh (transcendence) and t...

The Babi Movement

Farshid Kazemi, Armin Eschraghi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

The Babi MovementIntroductionThe Babi movement, or Babism (Babiyya) was a post-Islamic religion that emerged from the matrix of Shaykhism in 19th-cent...

Theology

Andrew Rippin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Theology Introduction Reflection on the dogmatic underpinnings of Islam and the introduction of tools by which that reflection can take pla...

Turabi, Hassan al-

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Hassan al-Turabi Introduction Hassan al-Turabi (full name: Hassan Abdallah al-Turabi, b. 1932) is a prominent, and often rather controversial,...

Turkey, Islam in

Ibrahim Kalin

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Turkey Introduction Islam in Turkey has been the subject of various studies in such diverse disciplines as sociology, political sc...

Umayyads, The

Abdulhadi Alajmi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

The Umayyads Introduction The study of Umayyad history (661–750 ce/41–132 ah) is one of the most important subjects of Islamic history and over...

Wahhabism

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 ...

Zaydiyya

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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