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January, 2018

  • 18 January

    Book: The Qur’an and the Just Society

    The writer explores the underlying principles of its system of social justice. Dividing his book into four parts, he covers Qur’anic Ethics, Political Justice (politics, peace, war), Distributive Justice (fair trade, alms, marriage, inheritance) and Corrective Justice (public and private crimes)...

  • 16 January

    Islamic Marriage Contracts Resource Guide Produced

    This resource provides an overview of marriage and divorce among American Muslims for judges, lawyers, advocates, social service providers, imams, community leaders, and community members...

  • 16 January

    A Study of Social and Cultural in the IsnaA‘shari Shias: Shi’ism in India

    Vastness of territories in India and its variety of cultures form different religions, as well as the importance of their Social and Cultural Changes role in these groups have been consideration recently than before. In this context said, study of social and Cultural lives of...

  • 14 January

    Article: Shiite “Communities of Practice” in Germany+PDF

    This article seeks to develop a perspective on Shii communities in Germany that, on the one hand, is able to analyse the modes and means by which Shii communities constitute and reproduce themselves, and, on the other, grasps the varying engagement of individuals within the communities and...

  • 10 January

    Article: Shiʿi Preaching in West Africa

    While there has been much emphasis on new types of media for the dissemination of Islamic ideas, this article focuses on the conventional Friday khuṭba. Lebanese Shaykh al-Zayn was trained in Najaf, Iraq and was sent by Musa al-Sadr to serve the...

  • 10 January

    Call for Papers: Journal of Muslims in Europe

    The Journal of Muslims in Europe called for articles dealing with contemporary issues of Islam and Muslims in Europe from all disciplines and across the whole region, as well as historical studies of relevance to the...

  • 4 January

    Book: Scriptural Polemics: The Qurʾān and Other Religions

    This volume is an important contribution to understanding the impact of the key polemical Qur’anic passages about Judaism and Christianity that shaped Muslim theology of the ‘other.’ Sirry’s meticulous reading of the Qur’anic commentaries to expound this theology is thoroughly grounded in both the classical as well as the modernist-reformist ...

  • 2 January

    £1,000 Prize for the Best Article on Islamic Studies

    The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) and De Gruyter are delighted to announce the third round BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World...

  • 1 January

    Job Opening: Post-Doc & Two PhD Studentships on the Transformation of Shi’a

    The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham seeks to appoint one Post-doctoral Research Fellow and to award two PhD studentships to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Creating an...

  • 1 January

    Islamic Legal Studies Conference to be held in Finland

    The ninth Islamic Legal Studies Conference, convened by the International Society of Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) under the auspices of the Universities of Helsinki and Tampere, Finland...

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