in Journal of Islamic Studies
September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .
Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 0 words.
in Visionaries of Silence
December 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 4266 words.
Qut, the mother of the Demirdash boys, supervised each aspect of Ahmad's education. His mother placed her children, including Shaikh Ahmad, in a Catholic school. Shaikh Amad in his youth,...
Overview page. Subjects: Islam.
Shii resistance group established in 1982 against the Iraqi regime. SCIRI, whose Arabic name is al-Majlis al-Ala li-Thawra al-Islamiyya fi'l-Iraq, is centered in southern Iraq, where the...
in Honored by the Glory of Islam
March 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 11414 words.
This chapter analyzes the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683 within the framework of several of the book's interrelated themes: the links between conversion and conquest and between piety and...
in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam
August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 45 words.
Leader of radical Black Muslim organization Jamaat al-Muslimin in Trinidad. Led July 1990 storming of the parliament building in Port
in Liberal Islam
October 1998; p ublished online November 2007 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 5940 words.
Ali Abd al-Raziq (Egypt, 18881966) unleashed a storm of debate with this controversial short book. A sharia (Islamic law) judge and an academic at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Abd...