The purpose of this work is to investigate the manner in which the Qur’an and Sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature. It is a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in...
The story of the birth of Jesus is so eloquently and passionately described in Chapter Nineteen (Surah Maryam) of the holy Quran that it brings one to tears. There are approximately ninety Ayaat spread across fifteen Surahs of the...
The question of when, where, and how Islamic jurisprudence came into being has occupied research in...
This is an opportunity for an outstanding scholar to join the research project Qur’anic Commentary: An Integrative Paradigm (QuCIP), funded by the European Research Council and directed by...
For over a millennium, the Qurʾan has functioned as the ultimate source of authority for Muslims across the world. This authority is not particular to matters of worship; rather, it extends to how Muslims eat, drink, marry, conduct business, and govern their behavior in...
The author argues most cogently that the Islamic Shari'a is a social construct shaped by the prevailing norms and sustained through the subsequent centuries as...
This book Includes verses in the Qur'an that address Jihad (struggle in the way of God), the legitimacy of Jihad, Islam and Peace, Defense vs. aggression...
This book is nicely divided into many sections starting with the Book of Purification and ending with the Book of Zakah. Each book is further subdivided into chapters which explain a specific topic in...
The qirāʾāt or variae lectiones represent the vast corpus of Qurʾānic readings that were preserved through the historical processes associated with the textual codification and transmission of the Qurʾān...
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)...