This encyclopedia looks at Islam's role in the modern world, doing so in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Containing thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more, this new encyclopedia fills a need in this key area of religious studies.
"Brill's Third Edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam (EI3) is an entirely new work with new articles reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship. The EI3 appears in four substantial parts each year, both online and in print. The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century, attention to Muslim minorities all over the world, full attention to social science as well as humanistic perspectives."
"This unique reference is a comprehensive encyclopedia dedicated to the institutions, religion, politics, and culture in Muslim societies throughout the world. Beginning coverage in the sixth century and extending it to the present day, the Encyclopedia covers Muslims in the Arab heartland as well as South and Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Americas. An invaluable resource, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World offers extensive comparative and systematic analyses of Islamic beliefs, institutions, movements, practices, and peoples on an international scale. The articles range from brief 500-word essays to major interpretive and synthetic treatments of topics such as the Islamic state, pilgrimage, law, marriage, and foreign relations. Related entries cover areas of general interest such as social and political movements, women, Muslim minorities, human rights, Islam in the West, and interreligious affairs. Prominent figures that had a lasting impact on Islam are also explored, including Muhammad, Aga Khan, Malcolm X, Muhammad Iqbal, 'Ali Shari 'ati, Ayatollah Khomeini, and Hasan al-Turabi."
This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today's Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.
Covers Muslims of every age and land, tribes and dynasties, crafts and sciences, political and religious institutions, and the geography, ethnography, history, topography, and monuments of major towns and cities, encompassing the Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, Indian and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire, and all other Islamic countries. Published in 12 volumes between 1960 through 2004, with some volumes reprinted from 1986 onwards.
Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.
ISNA strives to be an exemplary and unifying Islamic organization in North America that contributes to the betterment of the Muslim community and society at large. Their mission is to foster the development of the Muslim community, interfaith relations, civic engagement, and better understanding of Islam.
MSA is a religious organization dedicated to establishing and maintaining Islamic societies on college campuses in Canada and the United States. It serves to provide coordination and support for affiliated MSA chapters in colleges across North America.
Provides an open forum for the discussion of ideas and issues of concern to Muslims in America from various points of view, and encourages inter-community and interfaith dialogue to find common ground on particularly divisive issues.
Showcases Islamic Society of North America’s activities, along with covering achievements and news about the North American Muslim community. The magazine also features topics devoted to the contributions of outstanding individuals and organizations, politics and social issues, international affairs, family life and culture, and book and film reviews.
Aims to offer a balanced and open forum for Muslim Americans to engage on issues of national and international importance through original reporting, analysis, aggregation and commentary that is about by, and for the community.
The leading English-language legal publication in its field, Arab Law Quarterly covers all aspects of Arab laws, both Shari'a and secular. It provides authoritative articles on the laws and legal developments throughout the twenty countries of the Arab world, notes on recent legislation and case law, guidelines on future changes, and reviews of the latest literature in the field.
Arab Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed, independent, multi-disciplinary forum in the field of Arab and Middle Eastern studies. It is published by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) and is affiliated with the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University.
Focuses on multidisciplinary studies of ancient and contemporary problems concerning Arabic societies. Each issue contains a bulletin providing comprehensive information on the scholarly production and news of the world of the Arabists.
JMEIL publishes academic articles and student comments analyzing the laws of Middle Eastern countries and the Islamic world, the study and application of Islamic jurisprudence, and the impact of law on Muslim and Middle Eastern communities globally. In addition to providing a valuable resource for academics, jurists, practitioners, and students interested in Islamic and Middle Eastern law and policy, JMEIL seeks to provide a forum for the critical discussion of current trends and issues through sponsoring public symposia and lectures. JMEIL is edited and produced by students at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Focuses on integrating Islamic studies into the more general theoretical and methodological boundaries of liberal arts disciplines with an emphasis on those disciplines most closely aligned with the contemporary study of religion.