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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...

Japan, Islam in

Kieko Obuse

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Islam in Japan Introduction Japanese contact with the Islamic world was sporadic and mostly indirect before the end of national seclusion in t...


Robert F. Shedinger

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

JesusIntroductionJesus plays a prominent role in the Islamic tradition and is often considered the most important prophet after Muhammad. He is referr...

Jewish-Muslim Relations

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Jewish–Muslim Relations Introduction This bibliographic survey addresses various aspects of the historical relationship between Islam and Juda...


Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

JihadIntroductionThe Arabic term jihad is properly defined as “struggle” or “striving” and is generally described as taking place at two levels: the i...

Jilani, `Abd al-Qadir al (Gilani)

Jonathan Allen, Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani Introduction ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani (b. 470/1077, d. 561/1166), also known as Gilani, is one of the more enigmatic fi...


Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Kaʿaba Introduction A cubical structure located in the Sacred Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) in Mecca which Muslims venerate as the original sanc...

Karbala in Shiʿi Ritual

Afsar Mohammad

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Karbala in Shiʿi RitualIntroductionThe ten-day battle of Karbala that occurred in 7th-century Iraq has remained a key event in the history of Islam, a...

Khaled Al Siddiq

Alia Yunis

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Khaled Al SiddiqIntroductionKhaled Mohamad Al Siddiq (also known as Kaled Mohamad Sidik) was born in Kuwait in 1945. He is best recognized as the dire...

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