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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 500–512.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Ana Vinea Abstract This article examines the notion of evidence ( dalil ) as it circulates in a revivalist religious therapy in contemporary Egypt to address current transformations of Islamic epistemologies, especially in relation to modern science. It focuses on Quranic healing, a Salafi-oriented...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 495–499.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Yunus Doğan Telliel Abstract This essay introduces a special section on Islam and evidence with contributions by Ana Maria Vinea, Junaid Quadri, and Yunus Doğan Telliel, and an afterword by Alireza Doostdar. The contributors examine evidential inquiries in Islamic law, healing practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 December 2021
... that the reason for convening reformers from various locales was to heal the sick body of the Islamic community. 39 Maghribi pilgrims onboard steamers bound for Arabia sang similar tunes: “My sicknesses no doctor in the world can heal them. . . . I reach Taha [the prophet] and see him. . . . O, Prophet, heal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 102–116.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Islamic funerary ritual. congregations, e.g., in the form of “book healing” Instead, it enables two things: first, to trace utilizing the Quran and healing by prayer.12 In some of the possible ways in which a particular the pragmatics of everyday life...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (2): 260–278.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Press ease is highly contagious to others. Primary syphilis lasts ten days to three months. three to days ten lasts syphilis Primary others. to contagious highly is ease dis- the stage this At treatment. without months onetwo to after heal will ulcers the infected...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., and the regulatory apparatus of family law. In this issue, we continue to explore the relationships among law, family, and religion by investigating gender-based custody in Islamic jurisprudence. Following on the discussions that the Kitabkhana put forth in our August 2019 issue on Beshara Doumani's Family Life...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 146–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... Seyyid Hasan, Sohbetname , 1:8a–8b. See Can, “Seyyîd Hasan,” 16 . 66. İnanır, Kanûnî Devri̇nde Osmanlı’da Hukukî Hayat , 182 . 67. Hasluck, Christianity and Islam under the Sultans includes many such examples. 68. Findley, Enlightening Europe , 183 . 69. McGregor...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 528–542.
Published: 01 December 2019
... : İnkılab , 1984 . Dole Christopher . Healing Secular Life: Loss and Devotion in Modern Turkey . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2012 . Doostdar Alireza . “ Empirical Spirits: Islam, Spiritism, and the Virtues of Science in Iran .” Comparative Studies in Society...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 211–214.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Winnifred Fallers Sullivan Abstract This review of Shahab Ahmed's What Is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic explores the value of Ahmed's theory of religion through an analysis of some objects presented in Heavenly Bodies , a 2018 exhibit of Catholic fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 543–545.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Alireza Doostdar Abstract This afterword comments on the three articles in the special section titled “Islam and Regimes of Evidence.” Drawing on the Bakhtin circle's theory of speech genres, Doostdar examines Islamic evidentiary utterances as forms of speech with distinctive internal and external...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 391–407.
Published: 01 August 2012
... the Arab world’s children’s media within just a few years. Its chair- man and chief executive o cer, Dr. Naif Al- Mutawa, set out to create entertainment for children based on Islamic and Middle Eastern culture that would also resonate with uni- versal values and be enjoyed by children around...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 556–564.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the Imagined Map of Europe: Islam, and Healing in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. New The Rise and Fall of the ‘Center Political Geography York: Columbia University Press, 2000. 22, no. 5 (2003): 489–517. Farsy, Abdallah Salih. The Shafi’i ‘Ulama of East Africa, c. Harms, Robert...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 26–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... can consoli- a shift from what Lambek calls the localiza- date its presence in the local arena is an open tion of Islam to the Islamicization of the social question. In the twenty years of its existence in order. The inner organization of the mission- Tha Sala, the movement has been fi rmly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 444–453.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . The Powerful Ephemeral: Everyday Healing in an Ambiguously Islamic Place . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2011 . Beverley Eric Lewis . “ Territoriality in Motion: Waqf and Hyderabad State .” Muslim World 108 , no. 4 ( 2018 ): 630 – 51 . Dirks Nicholas . The Hollow...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (2): 51–66.
Published: 01 August 1994
...). A process had been set in people’s private lives-a tendency more in the spirit motion, therefore, for an Islamicized Civil Code of aspects of sharia and the apparatuses of an Is- ( 1984),42 a process seemingly in contradiction with lamic state. The causes of this movement away from extant...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 78–88.
Published: 01 May 2005
... iysble ytma uha al tg,adudrtn o hs al eeomnsset developments early these how understand commu- transformations. and Shi‘i later stage, the for to early stage integral an the so such became at they system historical why the belief trace discover nity’s to rituals, sources mourning literary Islamic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2006) 26 (1): 75–78.
Published: 01 May 2006
...” (58). It is in this sense that in her essay Leila Ahmed chooses her selections to answer the questions WRITERS TWO BETWEEN DIALOGUE A posed by interested people, for example, about being a woman in Islam, asking, yet from the outset assuming that they know. She writes: “My memories...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2005) 25 (1): 191–203.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of Dimensions of Amnesia Marxist, Socialist, Islamic, or Christian nation- It took the Lebanese several years of collective alist ideologies, had to be put aside. Lebanon shell shock before the first attempts to start a started a new era with civil...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (2): 148–152.
Published: 01 August 2021
...” to Islam/encouragement of piety) “looks,” rather than how it sounds. The result is a “dazzling da'wa,” as Moll puts it, which is understood as an especially helpful means of achieving intimacy with God. For the preachers, and their production teams, this intimacy is made possible through a combination...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 184–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Women, Islam, and Healing in Saudi Arabia and the 22. Ibid., 15. Gulf (New York: Columbia University Press, 2000), 13. 23...