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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 267–281.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Chaider S. Bamualim The article discusses a particular Islamist militant movement in Indonesia, the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, or FPI). Gaining considerable following and influence in post-Suharto Indonesia, the FPI called for the implementation of Sharia law addressing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Zachary Wright The publication of Rudolph Ware's The Walking Qur'an revives the debate surrounding fundamentally divergent understandings of Islamic identity, the epistemological divide between Salafism and traditionally trained African Muslim scholars. This article extends Ware's findings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Torsten Janson This study analyzes Islamic children’s picture books that were originally produced as a means of religious socialization for Muslim communities in Britain but today are created for a global Islamic market. Particular attention is devoted to the visual norms of the books produced...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
...). Unless noted otherwise, all translations are those of the author. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Illustrating an Islamic Childhood in Syria: Pious Subjects and Religious Authority in Twelver Shi’i Children’s Books Edith Szanto hi’i children’s books have only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Erin Stiles Law and Power in the Islamic World Sami Zubaida New York: I. B. Tauris, 2005 vii, 248 pp., $59.95 (cloth), $26.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2008 Law and Power in the Islamic World Empire and in the states...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1988) 8 (1_and_2): 50–53.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Ziaul Haque Copyright 1988: South Asia Bulletin 1988 South Asia Bulletin, volume 8 (1988) Islamic Processes Realities and Trends Ziaul Haque The systematic political manipulation of Islamic religion to the Quran, Islam is a theological term which means sub...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Mervat F. Hatem Duke University Press 2006 In the Eye of the Storm: Islamic Societies and Muslim Women in Globalization Discourses Mervat F. Hatem he...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 249–253.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Leyla Amzi-Erdoǧdular Abstract This review essay of Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires focuses on the late imperial and the postimperial context of inter-Islamic networks. It emphasizes the Ottoman, Balkan, and Eurasian exchanges...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 153–165.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Yasmin Moll Abstract The practice of feigning weeping in devotional contexts, including in hortatory preaching, is closely associated in Egypt with Islamic Revivalism. It is an expression of pious humility through which worshippers pretend to cry in order to (ideally) develop the embodied capacity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 257–261.
Published: 01 August 2021
... the British, and now recognized as a pioneering modernizer and renegade constitutional monarch, Aman Allah introduced a series of reforms during his reign that Faiz Ahmed has recently characterized as “a burgeoning model of Islamic legal modernism.” Yet the story of Afghanistan's experiments with Islamic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 261–266.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Michael O'Sullivan Abstract Few works in recent years have enriched the study of Islamic law quite like Faiz Ahmed's Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires . The book presents an opportunity to interrogate prevailing historiographical debates about...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Youssef Belal This article is devoted to the study of questions of knowledge, law, and ethics in Islamic context. Starting with a discussion of assumptions about Islamic ethical practices in recent anthropological and historical works on the fatwa, it explores procedures of truth seeking and modes...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (2): 296–311.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and transmission with expressions of their willingness to listen and enter into a conversation with him. Their willingness to do so was an embodiment of the Cultural Revolution's confidence in the possibility of the boomi-sazi (nativization) and islami-sazi (Islamicization) of Western forms of knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 513–527.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Junaid Quadri Abstract Taking the complexity and diversity of Islamic law ( fiqh ) as a point of departure, this article examines a series of positions advanced by Muslim jurists on the relationship between law and astronomy. Focusing primarily on the question of the appropriateness of relying...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 219–222.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Mohamed Amer Meziane Abstract Since many orientalists make Revelation to Muhammad meaningful in terms of hermeneutical engagement, does it mean that orientalism should be deemed Islamic? By raising this deliberately provocative question, this essay examines the ways in which definitions of Islam do...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 266–276.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of mutual acculturation by which Muslims absorbed and accommodated themselves to local customs that became an inseparable part of their social and legal norms. 15 Both Muslim judicial and civil authorities not only retained these pre-Islamic customs and traditions, but also adapted and Islamicized laws...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 329–344.
Published: 01 August 2020
... relevance of ethical reflection. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 destruction seismology earthquakes disasters science Islamic theology theology “Sharp earthquake shocks 1505 hours yesterday about 50 killed and 250 injured at Nablus about 22 killed and 25 injured at Ramleh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 345–360.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Megan Eaton Robb Abstract Social and cultural historians of South Asia have long called for additional research into the qasbah , or Islamic small town. This essay offers evidence that Bijnor qasbah, through the newspaper Madinah , hosted alternate geographies and temporalities to construct...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 485–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Trent Maxey The Islamic Middle East and Japan: Perceptions, Aspirations, and the Birth of Intra-Asian Modernity Reneé Worringer, ed. Princeton, NJ: Marcus Wiener, 2007 163 pp., $68.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Duke University Press 2007 Multiculturalism, Muslims, and Citizenship...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 372–373.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Hormoz Ebrahimnejad Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Vol. 3: Family, Body, Sexuality, and Health Suad Joseph, ed. Leiden: Brill, 2006 XXIV, 564 pp., $356.00 (cloth) © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Himalayan People’s War: Nepal’s Maoist Rebellion as having a limited...