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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 528–543.
Published: 01 December 2009
... have also failed to realize the poetics that exist within the parameters of religious and Koranic exigencies of martyrdom. This article summarizes and creates reference points for the morphology of a contemporary phenomenon, which finds its prototype not only in the tragic events of Karbala but also in...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” and “full implementation of Sharia” as a political platform sanctioned by revelation. This essay suggests that neither claim is legitimate. Political power is a worldly question. Neither the Koran nor Prophet Muhammad himself claimed that he ruled on behalf of God. Nor did Muslims in the early age of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1994) 14 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., he confidently looks the Prophet in the eye straight path. In His mercy He thus guided me to and re-receives with him, the original meanings and what I believe is God’s religion. Through me He first significations of the Koran, in all their pristine guided others that He chose from among His...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2004) 24 (2): 101–115.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of encroachment. He coupled the political problem with a information on the Koran was a collection of Iberian spiritual issue: the need to aid “countless thousands of Christian apologetics called the Cluniac corpus or Corpus Christians who have been killed, … mercilessly captured Toletanum.38 It...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2006) 26 (1): 96–104.
Published: 01 May 2006
... scholarly and historical writings that provide, along with the Koran, the foundation of the creed of Islam and have to this day remained of vital signifi cance to the Muslim world. As recently pointed out by the Arab...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2009) 29 (3): 381–397.
Published: 01 December 2009
... In the this first course was not on religion; rather, it following years, Koranic courses related to the attempted to formulate a secular morality. Reli- President of Religious Affairs remained the only gious education was still realized in specialized places of religious education. In the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 1990) 10 (1): 73.
Published: 01 May 1990
... are shaped, conditioned or governed (including those prevented from organizing or facing by laws, both written and unwritten, drawn from inter- repression if they attempt to do so) within Muslim coun- pretations of the Koran tied up with local traditions. tries and communities, Generally...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2005) 25 (3): 600–616.
Published: 01 December 2005
... sImagery ’s iiekoldebsoe nteoewowould God. who before himself one naught the of on source bestowed the knowledge and Divine instrument term the this indicate Rumi For to Pen.” seems the by And “N. Koran: 68 the chapter of of verse opening the incorporates Rumi 7. 1999). ledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2011
... as prescribed by the Koran, is one of the essen- of such a transformative action made possible, tial instruments for establishing an Islamic state among other means, by rhetorical devices. on the basis of Islamic law. He believes that Sharia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2011
... pious Muslim woman in of ditional are those who think that the word of rural Bangladesh, one of the interviewees of   Comparative the Koran is the word of God. They aim to pre- this article, who quit Jamaat meetings?16 Asia...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2005) 25 (2): 408–438.
Published: 01 August 2005
... trajectory of Islam and Islamic re- all, in Muslim societies despite or regardless of formism. the Islamic orthodoxy.3 At best, socioeconomic At present certain explicit Koranic injunc- and political modernization will continue to tions and aspects...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2011) 31 (2): 267–281.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and non-­sada, Islamic, dominated by the study of the Koran and Is- have their roots in Hadhramaut, Yemen. lamic subjects such as hadith (the words and deeds of 3. Betawi denominates an ethnic group whose mem- the prophet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 May 2011
... mind in dealing with social problems and explaining and interpreting the holy text through its context. The second stream understood and ited to learning the Koran and to instruction followed the Koranic text, the Sunnah nabawi- in religion and the Arabic language. Natural 121 yah (the...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 227–230.
Published: 01 May 2011
... ings. Among his published titles are are titles published his Among ings. teach Shariati’s Ali and hermeneutics, Koranic women’s research, Koranic texts, place in sacred as such on topics widely written He has olution. rev Iranian 1979 the since activities intellectual and...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 323–338.
Published: 01 August 2012
... British Islamic organizations largely mirrored ethnic and sectarian a lia- tions of the motherland left behind. As a rule, such organizations relied on traditional forms of religious instruction for children, focusing on a mimetic learning of prayer and Koranic recitation while disregarding deeper...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 May 2011) 31 (1): 34–45.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Return God (Matthew 22:21) and that since no such ref- the roundup and massacre of more than forty erence is found in the Koran, then Muslims are thousand Shi’is.6 There have also been many and not to abide by such separation, and it is con- intra-­sect wars and confrontations, such...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 1988) 8 (1_and_2): 46–49.
Published: 01 August 1988
... "relied solely on the Koran which he contemporary situation the increasing economic dependency interpreted apologetically; he doubted the authenticity of of Pakistan on the Gulf states. much of With(traditions): he denied the validity of ijma With the effective demise of...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 December 2010) 30 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., nor does he identify beautiful names, and we beseech him by those. with his family’s city of origin, Miyanji. He calls And those who make haste in burying in his himself ‘Ayn al-­Qudat. I have not seen any biog- name shall be punished for their deeds” [Koran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2012) 32 (2): 361–373.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., which ductive power” generative of pious subjects children must color in. Each image also com- Fictional others thus compel young readers prises two parts: an item (such as the Koran) to cite the ahl al- bayt, perform pious practices, or a scene depicting a particular event and a and become...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1 August 2008) 28 (2): 273–282.
Published: 01 August 2008
... interpretative and intellectual tions of women’s roles a hybrid of “modernness” process of legislating from the Koran, the Ha- and tradition? In what ways are these conceptu- dith, or the Sunna...