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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...

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...

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