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Sufism in the United States

William Rory Dickson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Sufism in the United StatesIntroductionSufism in the United States is notable for its diverse origins, multiple routes of transmission, and variegated...

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...

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...

Turkish Language, Literature, and Islam

A.C.S. Peacock

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Turkish Language, Literature, and IslamIntroductionLiterary Turkish has a history that dates back to the Orhon inscriptions in Mongolia of the 8th cen...

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...

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