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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Allah Online

Bruce B. Lawrence.

in Who Is Allah?

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 7523 words.

This chapter examines some of the opportunities, but also some of the dangers, of searching for deeper insight into Allah on the World Wide Web. The Information Age has fundamentally...

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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

John L. Esposito.

P ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 23 pages.

Islamonline.net

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

The Islam Online Web site (www.islamonline.net) was launched in 1997 under the aegis of the dean of the College of Sharīʿah and Islamic Studies in Qatar, Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, and ...

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi

Jeffry R. Halverson.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 4804 words.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi (b. 1926) is an Egyptian-born Sunni alim who graduated from Al-Azhar University in Cairo and a prominent Islamist ideologue affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood (Jamiyat...

American Muslims in the Age of New Media

Nadia Khan.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Islam

January 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 5245 words.

The article explores how American Muslim activists increasingly use the power of social media to change the discourse about American Muslims. First, it provides a sketch of the American...

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Islamic Studies

Edited by Andrew Rippin.

P ublished online December 2009 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Islam.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Blogging Muslim Cosmopolitanism

Khairudin Aljunied.

in Muslim Cosmopolitanism

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 8198 words.

This chapter scrutinises the virtual world as a space where people coming from different backgrounds gather to share, socialise, and partake in discussions about the pertinent issues of...

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The Koran as codex

in The Koran

February 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 2914 words.

There are many ways to present a text. This is influenced by culture and materials. ‘The Koran as codex’ examines how the Koran was first assembled and how it is presented today. The leaves...

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Developments in Islamic Education in the United States

Susan L. Douglass.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Islam

January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 6998 words.

This chapter describes efforts by the Muslim community in the United States to educate Muslims and the public about Islam. Historical background on the earliest forms of teaching in...

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Islam, Nature, and the Environment

Natana DeLong-Bas.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 20767 words.

The field of environmental studies from an Islamic perspective has been building gradually since the 1970s, although it has only emerged as a significant scholarly trend post-2000. Scholars...

Who Is Allah?

Bruce Lawrence.

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 240 pages.

This introduction to the heart of Islam offers a unique approach to understanding Allah, the central focus of Muslim religious expression. Drawing on history, culture, theology, politics,...

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Islamic Art

Walter Denny.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online December 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 8816 words.

The term “Islamic Art,” as conventionally used today in the organization of museum departments and the delineation of academic boundaries in higher education, usually refers to works of...

Heritage

Omar Shaikh and Stefano Bonino.

in Scotland's Muslims

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 9628 words.

The Colourful Heritage Project (CHP) is the first community heritage focused charitable initiative in Scotland aiming to preserve and to celebrate the contributions of early South Asian and...

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Muslim Women in the United States

Kathleen M. Moore.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Islam

January 2015; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 9977 words.

This essay is about how the academic field of North American Islam has turned to questions of gender and sexuality and how American Muslim women have dealt with the reality of gender...

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Islam and the Internet

Göran Larsson.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online June 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 5657 words.

The development of the global system of interconnected computer networks that we generally call the Internet has revolutionized the world of communications and transformed the society,...

Islam in Russia

Janis Eshots.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 6667 words.

Islam in Russia has a history more than a thousand years long. It can be divided into five major periods: (1) the Khazaro-Bulgarian period (from the appearance of the first Muslim...

Ḥanbalīs

Livnat Holtzman.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 11764 words.

Hanbalis (the plural form in Arabic is Hanabila) are the adherents of the fourth Sunni school of law that bases its legal and theological thought on the teachings of Ahmad ibn Hanbal...

Islamonline.net

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

The Islam Online Web site (www.islamonline.net) was launched in 1997 under the aegis of the dean of the

Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

Kathleen M Foody.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 8714 words.

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Much scholarship on Islamophobia has offered helpful analyses of the ways that news media, film, television, and even political cartoons represent...

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The Genealogy of the Spanish Qurʾān1

Consuelo López-Morillas.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

September 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 17222 words.

Between the mid-fifteenth and the early seventeenth centuries, Muslims in Spain produced, copied, and circulated translations of the Qurʾān into Spanish for the benefit of members of their...

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