Summer 2017 Journal Roundup

[Updated 06 October] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Seven iterations have been published and the Summer 2017 edition is now online. The Summer Edition currently has issues from forty-nine journals in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines and will be revised as more journals announce their summer issues. We have included several 2016 issues that have been recently released.

The journal roundup project covers over seventy English language journals in a variety of disciplines related to Islamic Studies, providing the table of contents for each journal as a tool for researchers, academics, students, and those generally interested in the field of Islamic Studies. We include only articles; book reviews can be found on the journal sites. Please let us know if we have missed any journals or if you have questions at



Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics

Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics

Volume 37

Special Issue: Literature and Journalism

English Section

Cultural Journals and Modern Arabic Literature: A Historical Overview by Sabry Hafez

‘Nahḍa’: Mapping a Keyword in Cultural Discourse by Hannah Scott Deuchar

Al-Kawakibi: From Political Journalism to a Political Science of the “Liberal” Arab Muslim by Stephen Sheehi

Mediating Iltizām: The Discourse on Translation in the Early Years of al-Ādāb by Adam Spanos

Printed Matter(s): Critical Histories and Perspectives on Tunisian Cultural Journals by Hoda El Shakry

Richard Wright as a Cold War Literary Journalist by Mahmoud Zidan

Fictional Boundaries in the “Journalistic Fiction” of Gabriel García Márquez and Rabee Jaber by Francisco Rodríguez Sierra

The Cultural Newspaper Akhbar al-Adab and the Making of Egypt’s ‘Nineties Generation’ by Nancy Linthicum

Reformed Discourse: Awrāq, Journal of the Syrian Writers’ Association by Alexa Firat

Intermediality and Cultural Journalism by Ahmed Morsi (Introduced and Interviewed by Hala Halim)

Arabic Section

The Abridged Autobiography in al-Hilal Magazine: Narrative Components and Cultural Functions by Samy Soliman Ahmed

The Presence/Absence of a Literary Canon in al-Nadīm’s and Ṣannū‘’s Journals by Alaaeldin Mahmoud

Journalistic Reception of Layla Ba‘albakki’s Literary Discourse by Shereen Abouelnaga

Writing Contemporary Algeria between Literature and Journalism by Dina Heshmat

From Political Party Press to “Disruption” in Palestine: The Journalistic and Literary Website Qadita net by Drew Paul

Intersections in Emerging Syrian Fiction with Journalism by Manal al-Natour

Literary Blogs, Towards a New Genre: The Case of Baghdad Burning by Hanin Hanafi

Journalist and Writer Anthony Shadid: Personal Testimony and Critical Insights by Nezar Andary

My Life Between Journalism and Literature by Wadei Philistin

Wrestling with the Tiger by Ezzat El Kamhawi

Al-Masaq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Al-Masaq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Volume 29 Issue 2

Special Issue: Justice in Early Medieval Northern Iberia

The Middling Sort at Court in Early Medieval Christian Iberia by Robert Portass

Authority and Justice in the Formation of the Kingdom of Asturias–León by Iñaki Martín Viso

Ruling Through Court: The Political Meanings of the Settlement of Disputes in Castile and Álava (ca. 900–1038) by Igor Santos Salazar

Secular Sanctions and Sales in Early Medieval León (9th-11th c.): Beyond Diplomatic Practice by Álvaro Carvajal Castro

Negotiating Fines in the Early Middle Ages: Local Communities, Mediators and the Instrumentalization of Justice in the Kingdom of León by Fernando Luis Corral and María Pérez Rodríguez

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

Volume 34 Issue 3

A Pre-Modern Defense of the Hadiths on Sodomy: An Annotated Translation and Analysis of al-Suyuti’s Attaining the Hoped-for in Service of the Messenger (s) by Jonathan Brown

Can Islam Accommodate Homosexual Acts? Qurʾanic Revisionism and the Case of Scott Kugle by Mobeen Vaid

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 39 Issue 3

Special Issue: Celebrating Clovis Maksoud’s Life’s Work

Clovis Maksoud: The Departed, Who Is Forever Present by Walid Keilani

How Can I Ever Hope? In Memory of Clovis Maksoud by Samar Attar

Unrequited Hope: Obama and Palestine by Janice J. Terry

Unity on Palestine Without Arab Unity? US Policy and the Post-Maksoud Arab World by Khalil Mousa Marrar

The Palestinian Resistance Movement In Lebanon 1967–82: Survival, Challenges, and Opportunities by Rami Siklawi

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Volume 27 Issue 2

Quṭb al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī and the Development of Non-Ptolemaic Planetary Modeling in the 13th Century by Amir-Mohammad Gamini

Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on Place by Peter Adamson

Fire and Heat: Yaḥyā b. ʿAdī and Avicenna on the Essentiality of Being Substance or Accident by Fedor Benevich

Mullā Ṣadrā on the Problem of Natural Universals by Muhammad U. Faruque



Volume 64 Issue 2

Noah’s Lost Son in the Qurʾān by Gabriel Said Reynolds

“The Monasticism of My Community is Jihad”: A Debate on Asceticism, Sex, and Warfare in Early Islam by Christian C. Sahner

Itinéraires et mutations urbaines dans le Mašriq islamique (I er /VII e -III e /IX e siècles) by Fanny Bessard

Réforme des monnaies et spéculation dans le sultanat mamlouk au début du IX e/XV e siècle : al-Maqrīzī et la question de la responsabilité de l’élite mamlouk dans l’instabilité monétaire by Clément Onimus

Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 48 Issue 2

‘Saudi Vision 2030’: A Viable Response to Youth Aspirations and Concerns? By Mark C. Thompson

Maintaining a Unitary State: Counter-Terrorism, Separatism, and Extremism in Xinjiang and China by Martin Purbrick

Pakistan’s Crisis of Governance and the Resurgence of Terrorist Violence since August 2016 by Ilhan Niaz

Joe Spencer’s Ratcatchers: British Security Intelligence in Occupied Persia by Adrian O’Sullivan

An Analysis of the Conflict in the Ferghana Valley by Anchita Borthakur

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 44 Issue 3

Israel, the Arab Spring, and the Unfolding Regional Order in the Middle East: A Strategic Assessment by Philipp O. Amour

Participatory Governance or Deliberative Disjuncture? Exploring the State–Civil Society Policy Nexus in the Gender Mainstreaming Programmes of Seven Middle Eastern States 2005–2015

Contested Modernity: Divided Rule and the Birth of Sectarianism, Nationalism, and Absolutism in Bahrain by Omar Hesham Al Shehabi

Jordan’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The Production of Feeble Political Parties and the Perceived Perils of Democracy by José Ciro Martínez

The Wall Has Feet but So Do We: Palestinian Workers in Israel and the ‘Separation’ Wall by Rachel Busbridge

A Proper Study of the Discourse on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? Methodological Implications of a Large-Scale Study of the First Gaza War by David Kaposi

Ziya Gökalp’s Idea of Cultural Hybridity by Nedim Nomer

Islamic Political Activism among Israel’s Negev Bedouin Population by Lawrence Rubin

The Israeli–Egyptian Talks at Kilometer 101 by Yinon Shlomo

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Volume 80 Issue 2

Book Lists from the Cairo Genizah: A Window on the Production of Texts in the Middle Ages by Miriam Frenkel

Crossing the Line: Mamluk Response to Qaramanid Threat in the Fifteenth Century According to MS ar. 4440 (BnF, Paris) by Malika Dekkiche

A Hanafi Law Manual in the Vernacular: Devletoğlu Yūsuf Balıḳesrī’s Turkish Verse Adaptation of the Hidāya-Wiqāya Textual Tradition for the Ottoman Sultan Murad II (824/1424) by Sara Nur Yıldız

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 10 Issue 3

The Arab National Conference (ANC) and the Resurgence of Arab Nationalism by Ziad Hafez

Educational and Economic Dimensions in the Israeli Project Against Occupied Jerusalem by Nadia Sa’d Al-Deen

China and the Middle East Security Governance in the New Era by Degang Sun

Civil Society and Democratic Transformation in Mauritania: The Paradigm of Transition and the Antecedents of Political Change by Ismail Bouganour

Culture of Law at Arab Universities by Adnan El Amine

Civic Engagement at Arab Universities by Ghada Jouny

Democracy in Arab Universities by Mounir Saidani

Contemporary Islam

Contemporary Islam

Volume 11 Issue 2

Special Issue: The Transformation of Turkey under the AKP

Shari‘a and the Secular in Modern Turkey by Philip Dorroll

Islamists and the Politics of Democratization: Evidence from Turkey by
Etga Ugur

Ethnic Reforms and the Puzzle of Public Framing: The Case of Kurds in Turkey by Mustafa Gürbüz and Seyma Akyol

The Rise and the Fall of the Turkish Economic Success Story under AKP (JDP) by Elvan Aktas

Split City versus Divided State in Turkey: Contrasting Patterns of Political Opposition to AKP’s Authoritarianism by
Berna Turam

Disintegration of the “Strategic Depth” Doctrine and Turkey’s Troubles in the Middle East by
Binnur Ozkececi-Taner

Critical Muslim

Critical Muslim

Issue 23

Special Issue on Bangladesh

Introduction: Probing the Paradox by Shanon Shah

Dhaka by Hassan Mahamdallie

Real Bengali Muslims? By Zeeshan Khan

The Fraudulent Circle by A. Qayyum Khan

Garment Workers by Dina M. Siddiqi

Patriarchy and Patronage by Irum Shehreen Ali

An Uncomfortable Closet by Anato Chowdhury

Birangona Women by Onjali Q. Raúf

America, Bangladeshi, Writer by Sharbari Z. Ahmed

Die Welt des Islams

Die Welt des Islams

Volume 57 Issue 2

Muslim Female Religious Authority in Russia: How Mukhlisa Bubi Became the First Female Qāḍī in the Modern Muslim World by Rozaliya Garipova

From 1917 to 1937: The Muftī, the Turkologist, and Stalin’s Terror by Michael Kemper

Coded Language Among Muslim Activists: Salafīs and the Prophet’s Sermon of Necessity by Alexander Thurston

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Volume 5 Issue 3

Special Issue: Medical Traditions

On the Problem of Syriac “Influence” in the Transmission of Greek Science to the Arabs: The Cases of Astronomy, Philosophy, and Medicine by Siam Bhayro

A Syriac Medical Kunnāšā of Īšōʿ bar ʿAlī (9th c.): First Soundings by Grigory Kessel

The Enigma of Arabic and Hebrew Palladius by Peter E. Pormann, Samuel Barry, Nicola Carpentieri, Elaine van Dalen, Kamran I. Karimullah, Taro Mimura, and Hammood Obaid

Transformation of Galen’s Textual Legacy from Classical to Post-Classical Islamic Medicine: Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms by Kamran I. Karimullah

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

Volume 6 Issue 2

Design in Theory Articles

‘Return to Origin Is Non-Existence’: Al-Mada’in and Perceptions of Ruins in Abbasid Iraq by Sarah Cresap Johnson

The Wisdom to Wonder: ‘Aja’ib and the Pillars of Islamic India by Santhi Kavuri-Bauer

Spoils for the New Pyrrhus: Alternative Claims to Antiquity in Ottoman Greece by Emily Neumeier

In Situ: The Contraindications of World Heritage by Wendy M.K. Shaw

Heritage Crusades: Saving the Past from the Commons by Ian B. Straughn

Design in Practice Articles

ISIS’s Destruction of Mosul’s Historical Monuments: Between Media Spectacle and Religious Doctrine by Miroslav Melčák and Ondřej Beránek

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Volume 49 Issue 3

Singing Heaven on Earth: Coptic Counterpublics and Popular Song at Egyptian Mūlid Festivals by Carolyn M. Ramzy

The Social Life of Academic Discourse: Reflections on the Analysis of Piety Politics by Dunya D. Cakir

Salafi Thought in Turkish Public Discourse Since 1980 by Andrew Hammond

Censoring the Kishkophone: Religion and State Power in Mubarak’s Egypt by Aaron Rock-Singer

Cleansing the Nation of the “Dogs Of Hell”: ʿAli Jumʿa’s Nationalist Legal Reasoning in Support of the 2013 Egyptian Coup and Its Bloody Aftermath by David H. Warren

Rentier Islamism in the Absence of Elections: The Political Role of Muslim Brotherhood Affiliates in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates by Courtney Freer

International Journal of Persian Literature

International Journal of Persian Literature

Volume 1 Issue 1

Ideology of Warfare and the Islamic Republic’s Poetry of War by Fatemeh Shams

The Fusion of Mysticism and Politics in Khomeini’s Quatrains by Diede Farhosh-van Loon

“The Houses of the Tulips”: Persian Poetry on the Fallen in the Iran–Iraq War by Ali-Asghar Seyed-Gohrab

Reflection of War Rhetoric in the Persian War Novel Zimistān-i 62 (The Winter of 1983) by Saeedeh Shahnahpur

Perception of Western Modernity from the Gaze of Ṣadraism: Muḥammad Ḥusayn Ṭabāṭabā’ī’s and Murtaḍā Muṭahharī’s Critique of Modern Western Philosophy by Urs Gösken

On Oral and Poetic Transculturalism in Franco-Persian Novels by Esfaindyar Daneshvar

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 50 Issue 4

Persian Letters of a Pashtun Tribal Ruler on Judicial Settlement of a Political Conflict (1724) by Mikhail Pelevin

The Shiʿa Afghan Community: Between Transnational Links and Internal Hurdles by Clément Therme

A Silent Conversation with Literary History: Re-theorizing Modernism in the Poetry of Bizhan Jalāli by Aria Fani

Re-Ghettoization: Armenian Christian Neighborhoods in Multicultural Tehran by James Barry

Neither Dowlati nor Khosusi: Islam, Education and Civil Society in Contemporary Iran by Zep Kalb

Picturing Pasargadae: Visual Representation and the Ambiguities of Heritage in Iran by Ali Mozaffari

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 50 Issue 5

Pioneering Iranian Studies in Meiji Japan: Between Modern Academia and International Strategy by Kenji Kuroda

Rethinking the Ottoman Imitation of Persian Poetry by Murat Umut Inan

From Bukhara to Dushanbe: Outlining the Evolution of Soviet Tajik Fiction by Evelin Grassi

Division and Discord among the Shia ʿUlamāʾ: New Lights on the Failure of the 1927 Anti-Conscription Movement in Iran by Najm al-Din Yousefi

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Volume 28 Issue 3

A Reader’s Guide to al-Shāfiʿī’s Epistle on Legal Theory (al-Risāla) by David R. Vishanoff

Does God Create Evil? A Study of Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Exegesis of Sūrat al-falaq by Muhammad U. Faruque

Ibn ʿArabī (1165–1240) and Rūmī (1207–1273) on the Question of Evil: Discontinuities in Sufi Metaphysics by Ozgur Koca

ʿAbdolkarim Soroush’s Approach to ‘Experience’ as a Basis for His Reform Project by Ali Akbar

Raising Salafī Children in the West by Uriya Shavit

Cooperation in Turbulent Times: Strategies of Jews and Muslims in Amsterdam by Suzanne Roggeveen, Sipco J. Vellenga, and Gerard A. Wiegers

South Korean Attitudes Toward Muslims: Revealing the Impact of Religious Tolerance by Hoi ok Jeong

Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 24 Issue 3

Divine Purposiveness and its Implications in Legal Theory: The Interplay of Kalām and Uṣūl al-Fiqh by Rami Koujah

Qurʾān and Sunna or the Madhhabs?: A Salafi Polemic Against Islamic Legal Tradition by Emad Hamdeh

Islamic Norms, Common Law, and Legal Reasoning: Muslim Personal Law and the Economic Consequences of Divorce in India by Narendra Subramanian

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 23 Issue 4

Albert Einstein’s Early Zionist Involvement, 1918‒1920 by Niv Goldstein

Fortitude at Stake: The Accidental Crisis in American–Israeli Relations, August 1958 by Noa Schonmann

The Economic Consequences of Wars in the Land of Israel in the Last Hundred Years, 1914–2014 by Andrew Schein

Menachem Begin and Gahal in the Run-up to the June 1967 War by Amir Goldstein

Advertising and Public Relations in Israel: An Integrated Historiography Approach by Osnat Roth-Cohen and Clila Magen

Counterintelligence: Stepson of the Intelligence Discipline by Avner Barnea

The Window Becomes a Mirror: The Use of the Johari Window Model to Evaluate Stereotypes in Intergroup Dialogue in Israel by Lipaz Shamoa-Nir

The Bedouin‒French Struggle and Its influence on the Jewish Population in Upper Galilee, 1919–1921 by Muhammad Youssef Suwaed

Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam

Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam

Volume 44

Arabic Legal Terminology in Judaeo-Arabic: Loanwords or Loan Shifts? By Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

Spoken Late Egyptian Judaeo-Arabic as Reflected in Written Forms by Benjamin Hary

Discussing the Use of Dialect Versus Standard Arabic in Lenīn al-Ramlī’s Ḥaṣāwi-skits and Other Texts by Gabriel M. Rosenbaum

Writing Palestinian Dialects: The Case of Ḥikāyat al-xunfusāʾ by Ori Shachmon

Polyfunctional Latin Graphemes Used in Writing the Spoken Arabic of Siirt by George Grigore

Colloquial Arabic Written in Hebrew Characters on Israeli Websites by Druzes
(and Other Non-Jews)
by Amir Gaash

Étude statistique des formes dérivées et de leurs valeurs sémantiques à travers un corpus d’arabe moderne de presse by Marie Baize-Varin

The Word xamsah: Additions and Corrections (Addendum to JSAI 38 (2011)) by Frank H. Stewart

Journal for Islamic Studies

Journal for Islamic Studies

Volume 35

“Heard About the Good-Deed-Sayers?” Islam and Everyday Conversations on Religious Difference in Harar, Ethiopia by Patrick Desplat

“We Must All Go to the Hangar”: Performing Bellah Group Membership in the Refugee Camp in Abala, Niger by Souleymane Diallo

“Muslims of the Spirits”-“Muslims of the Mosque”: Performing Contested Ideas of Being Muslim in Northern Mozambique by Daria Trentini

Fragile Bodies and Sensuous Spirits: Performing Womenly Virtues in a Contemporary Egyptian Brotherhood by Paola Abenante

God’s Name Is Not a Game: Performative Apologetics in Sufi Dhikr Performance in Senegal by Joseph Hill

Journal of Abbasid Studies

Journal of Abbasid Studies

Volume 4 Issue 1

Yaʿqūb b. al-Rabīʿ Read by al-Mutanabbī and al-Mubarrad: A Contribution to an Abbasid History of Emotions by Julia Bray

The Abbasid Activist Ḥayyān al-ʿAṭṭār as the Father of Jābir b. Ḥayyān: An Influential Hypothesis Revisited by Thijs Delva

The Abbasids and the Relics of the Prophet by Tayeb El-Hibri

Naqāʾiḍ Poetry in the Post-Umayyad Era by Hussain Muhammed Alqarni

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Volume 85 Issue 3

“The Slave Girl Gives Birth to Her Master”: Female Slavery from the Mamlūk Era (1250–1517) to the Islamic State (2014– ) by Younus Y. Mirza

Journal of Arabian Studies

Journal of Arabian Studies

Volume 7 Supplement 1

CIRS Special Issue

Introduction: Art and Cultural Production in the GCC by Suzi Mirgani

Authenticating an Emirati Art World: Claims of Tabula Rasa and Cultural Appropriation in the UAE by Elizabeth Derderian

Of “Gray Lists” and Whitewash: An Aesthetics of (Self-)Censorship and Circumvention in the GCC Countries by Nancy Demerdash

Utopian Ideals, Unknowable Futures, and the Art Museum in the Arabian Peninsula by Karen Exell

Contemporary Art and Global Identity in the Arabian Peninsula and Azerbaijan by Lesley Gray

Reflections on Public Art in the Arabian Peninsula by Nadia Mounajjed

Contemporary Art and Migrant Identity “Construction” in the UAE and Qatar by Sarina Wakefield

Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 48 Issue 1

Solomon and Mythic Kingship in the Arab-Islamic Tradition: Qaṣīdah, Qurʾān and Qiṣaṣ al-anbiyāʾ by Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych

Two Projects of Modernism in Arabic Poetry by Huda J. Fakhreddine

Ḥusn at-takhalluṣ bei Ibn an-Nabīh und Ibn Sanāʾ al-Mulk by Ewald Wagner

Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 48 Issue 2

Special Issue: Naksah in Retrospect: 1967—Fifty Years After, 2017

The Political Darwīsh by Abdul-Rahim al-Shaikh

Revolt in the Novel: Muḥammad Muṣṭafā Ghandūr’s Thaʾr al-damm (Blood Revenge) and the 1936-1939 Rebellion in Palestine by Pasquale Macaluso

Out of Time: Jabrā Ibrāhīm Jabrā and the Politics of Palestinian Exile by Asma al-Naser

The Grandchildren of Yūnis: Palestinian Protest Camps, Infiltration, and Ilyās Khūrī’s Bāb al-shams by Drew Paul

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Volume 52 Issue 5

Doing Politics in the Recent Arab Uprisings: Towards a Political Discourse Analysis of the Arab Spring Slogans by Belqes Al-Sowaidi, Felix Banda, and Arwa Mansour

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Volume 60 Issue 4

Narrating Community: the Qiṣṣat Shakarwatī Farmāḍ and Accounts of Origin in Kerala and Around the Indian Ocean by Scott Kugle and Roxani Eleni Margariti

Civil-Servant Aspirants: Ottoman Social Mobility in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century by Omri Paz

Mapping the Growth of an Arabian Gulf Town: The Case of Doha, Qatar by Richard Fletcher and Robert A. Carter

A Forgotten Mobilization: The Tunisian Volunteer Movement for Palestine in 1948 by Shoko Watanabe

Globalisation Interrupted? The Case of Opium in the Circulation of Medical Knowledge in Ming Dynasty China by José Antonio Cantón Álvarez

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Volume 60 Issue 5

Mongol, Muslim, Rajput: Mahimāsāhi in Persian Texts and the Sanskrit Hammīra-Mahākāvya by Michael Boris Bednar

Problematizing Ottoman Sunnism: Appropriation of Islamic History and Ahl al-Baytism in Ottoman Literary and Historical Writing in the Sixteenth Century by Vefa Erginbaş

Economic Aspects of the Peasant-Led National Palestinian Revolt, 1936-39 by Amos Nadan

Journal of the International Qur'anic Studies Association

Journal of the International Qur'anic Studies Association

Volume 1

Editors’ Introduction: The Qurʾān Between Bible and Tafsīr by Michael E. Pregill and Vanessa De Gifis

The Problematic of Prophecy: 2015 IQSA Presidential Address by Reuven Firestone

Response To Reuven Firestone’s 2015 IQSA Presidential Address by Ebrahim Moosa

The Current State of Qurʾānic Studies: Commentary on a Roundtable Discussion by Karen Bauer

Form Criticism or a Rolling Corpus: The Methodology of John Wansbrough through the Lens of Biblical Studies by Michael Graves

Did Ḥafṣah Edit the Qurʾān? A Response with Notes on the Codices of the Prophet’s Wives by Sean W. Anthony and Catherine L. Bronson

“Nothing but Time Destroys Us”: The Deniers of Resurrection in the Qurʾān by Patricia Crone

Bukhārī’s Kitāb Tafsīr al-Qurʾān by Christopher Melchert

Afterword: The Academic Study of the Qurʾān—Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects by Devin Stewart and Gabriel Said Reynolds

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Volume 8 Issue 2

The Blue Koran. A Contribution to the Debate on Its Possible Origin and Date by Arianna D’Ottone Rambach

Persian Manuscripts in the Birnbaum Collection, Toronto. A Brief Catalogue by Eleazar Birnbaum

Golius and Tychsen and Their Quest for Manuscripts. Three Arabic Letters by Boris Liebrenz

Increasing the Value or Hiding the Defects? The Case of the Stuttgart Hātifī Manuscript by Jan Just Witkam

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 28 Issue 3

Against Influence: Ziya Gökalp in Context and Tradition by Alp Eren Topal

At the Vanguard of Contemporary Muslim Thought: Reading Said Nursi into the Islamic Tradition by Mustafa Tuna

Commanding the Faithful: Frame Construction in Egyptian Islamist Periodicals, 1976–1981 by Abdullah Al-Arian

Journal of Islamic Studies and Culture

Journal of Islamic Studies and Culture

Volume 5 Issue 1

Utilitarianism in Classic Islamic Jurisprudence by Hazim H. Alnemari

Registration Problems of Illegitimate Children among Muslims in Malaysia by Md Zawawi Abu Bakar, PhD; Wan Ibrahim Wan Ahmad, PhD; and Mahyuddin Abu Bakar, PhD

Assessment of Dietary and Exercise Behavior of Aging Muslims in Thailand by Jaruwan Phaitrakoon RN, Srisuda Rassameepong, Ninlapa Jirarattanawanna, Sukonvattanaamorn, Phagapun Boontem, and Narunest Chulakarn

Re-Thinking the caşabiyyah Sociological Theory of Ibn Khaldūn in the Modern Period: A Case Study of Fūlānī Emirate in ÌlỌrin by Dr. Kazeem Adekunle Adegoke

The Objectives of Sharia between Tradition and Modernity – A Comparative Study by Mahmud El-Wereny

Imitation in Islamic Jurisprudence and Its Generational Impact by Dr. Suzan Abdel Hameed Hussein Abu Al Suod

Intertextuality in Friday Khutba by Emad S. Awad

Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

Volume 13 Issue 2

Beyond Islamic versus Secular Framing: A Critical Analysis of Reproductive Rights Debates in Turkey by Ana Frank and Ayşe Betül Çelik

Special Section: Gendered and Sexual Modalities

Preface: Gender, Sexuality, Mobility by Anna J. Secor

Threats to Public Order and Health: Mobile Men as Syphilis Vectors in Late Ottoman Medical Discourse and Practice by Seçil Yılmaz

Class and Habitus in the Formation of Gay Identities, Masculinities, and Respectability in Turkey by Haktan Ural and Fatma Umut Beşpınar

Go Underground, Young Women: Writing Selves in Miral al-Tahawy’s The Tent by Diya Abdo

Performers or Prostitutes?: Artistes during the French Mandate over Syria and Lebanon, 1921–1946 by Camila Pastor de Maria Campos

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Volume 37 Issue 2

Section on Transnational Challenges

Parental Transmission of Religion and Citizenship among Migrant Muslim Families in Mozambique, Portugal, United Kingdom and Angola by Susana Salvaterra Trovão

News Media Coverage of Islam and Muslims in Australia: An Opinion Survey among Australian Muslims by Jacqui Ewart, Adrian Cherney & Kristina Murphy

Section on the European Context

Unveiling Structural Challenges: The Headscarf and Employment Integration in Germany by Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi

Muslims Opposing Violent Radicalism and Extremism: Strategies of Swedish Sufi Communities by Tommy Josefsson, Marco Nilsson, and Klas Borell

Section on Media as the Medium

Making the “Other” from “Us”: The Representation of British Converts to Islam in Mainstream British Newspapers by Thomas Sealy

The Role of Labeling and Bias in the Portrayals of Acts of “Terrorism”: Media Representations of Muslims vs. Non-Muslims by Keon West and Joda Lloyd

Section on Charity and Fasting

The Role of Al-Awqāf (Islamic Endowments) in Poverty Alleviation and Community Development in the Nigerian Context by ʻAbdulwahāb Muhammad Jāmiʻu Elesin

Ramadan Fasting and Diabetes Management among Muslims in the United States: An Exploratory Study by Pauline Myers and Latefa Ali Dardas

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 22 Issue 4

Political Legitimacy and Variations in State-Religion Relations in Tunisia by Loretta Dell’Aguzzo and Ester Sigillò

Literature and Amazigh Language Debates: The Case of Moroccan Amazigh Literature in ‘Other’ Languages by Erin Twohig

Snake Charming in Morocco by Jessica L. Tingle and Tahar Slimani

Lock-in Effect in the Russian–Libyan Economic Relations in the Post-Arab Spring Period by Yulia Krylova

Sidelined by Design: Egypt’s Parliament in Transition by Jan Claudius Völkel

Shattered Worlds: Political Trauma amongst Young Activists in Post-Revolutionary Egypt by Vivienne Matthies-Boon

Fatalism and Revolution: Expanding Our Understanding of Fatalism During a Unique Political Opening in Egypt by Basem Rashwan and J. Craig Jenkins

Traces of the Deleuzian Nomad in Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Soudeh Oladi and John Portelli

Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies

Volume 46 Issue 4

Bedouin Sumud and the Struggle for Education by Michal Rotem and Neve Gordon

Olive Cultivation in the Galilee, 1948–1955: Hegemony and Resistance by Jeffrey D. Reger

Feature on Palestinian Women Political Prisoners

Gendered Violence in Israeli Detention by Sahar Francis

Rasmea Odeh: The Case of an Indomitable Woman by Nehad Khader

Special Report

The Idolatry of Force: How Israel Embraced Targeted Killing by Paul Gaston Aaron


A Newer Hamas? The Revised Charter by Khaled Hroub

Journal of Persianate Studies

Journal of Persianate Studies

Volume 10 Issue 1

King Artaxerxes’ Aegean Policy by Daniel Beckman

Achaemenid Creation and Second Isaiah by Jason M. Silverman

The Iranian Origin of the Word ‘Baridby Didier Gazagnadou

Persecutions against Ismaʿili Missionaries in Central Asia: The Case of Nāser Khosrow by Hatim Mahamid

Communication and the Consolidation of the British Position in the Persian Gulf, 1860s–1914 by Farajollah Ahmadi

The “Original” Kurdish Religion? Kurdish Nationalism and the False Conflation of the Yezidi and Zoroastrian Traditions by Richard Foltz

The Construction of Religious Identity in Contemporary Iran: A Sociological Perspective by Yaghoob Foroutan

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Volume 27 Issue 3

Most-Cherished Gemstones in the Medieval Arab World by Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev

The Sufyānī in Early Islamic Kerygma: An Enquiry into His Origins and Early Development by Mehdy Shaddel

Translating the ‘Other’: Early-Modern Muslim Understandings of Hinduism by Sher Ali Tareen

The Ancient and Modern Power of Islamic Sermons in Contemporary Pakistan by Sam Robinson

Journal of Sufi Studies

Journal of Sufi Studies

Volume 6 Issue 1

Muḥyī l-Dīn Ibn ʿArabī’s Personalist Theory of the Sharīʿa by Omar Edaibat

Beyond “Love Mysticism” by Hamilton Cook

Short Back and Sides by Lloyd Ridgeon

Close Encounters of the Sufi Kind by Th. Emil Homerin

Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 26 Issue 3

Special Issue: The Ends of Revolution in the Arab Middle East

The Ends of Revolution: Rethinking Ideology and Time in the Arab Uprisings by Sune Haugbolle and Andreas Bandak

There will be Blood: Expectation and Ethics of Violence during Egypt’s Stormy Season by Samuli Schielke

Trickster Defeats the Revolution: Egypt as the Vanguard of the New Authoritarianism by Walter Armburst

LMakhzan al’Akbari: Resistance, Remembrance and Remediation in Morocco by Miriyam Aouragh

Freedom, Power and the Crisis of Politics in Revolutionary Yemen by Ross Porter

The Most Beautiful Friendship: Revolution, War and Ends of Social Gravity in Syria by Thomas Vladimir Brønd

Endnotes: Wandering in the Wilderness or Entering the Promised Land? By Bjørn Thomassen 

The Middle East Journal

The Middle East Journal

Volume 71 Issue 3

Territory, Sovereignty, and New Statehood in the Middle East and North Africa by Ariel I. Ahram

‘Sectarianism’ and Its Discontents in the Study of the Middle East by Fanar Haddad

Identity and the Ba’th Regime’s Campaign Against Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq by Yaniv Voller

Human Rights and Wrongs in Iran’s Drug Diplomacy with Europe by Janne Bjerre Christensen

Palestinian Refugee Visits to Their Former Homes by Menachem Klein

Toward a Comprehensive Solution? Yemen’s Two-Year Peace Process by Robert Forster

Middle Eastern Literatures

Middle Eastern Literatures

Volume 20 Issue 2

Special Issue: Beyond World Literature: Reading Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar Today

Dried Spring, Blind Mirror, Lost East: Ophelia, Water, and Dreams by Nurdan Gürbilek and Translated by Victoria Holbrook

“The True Face of the Work”: Sovereignty and Literary Form in Literary Historiography –For Etem Erol by Veli N. Yashin

“Free Spirited Clocks”: Modernism, Temporality and The Time Regulation Institute by Özen Nergis Dolcerocca

“What If One Day Things Go Mad?”: The Unruly Objects of Tanpınar’s Modernism by Sibel Irzık

Original Resemblance: The Function of Similarity in Tanpınar’s “Yaz Gecesi” by Kaitlin Staudt

The Past as an Object: Orientalist Fantasies by Ayse Ozge Kocak Hemmat

“I Am Not a Nurse!”: Femininity, Maternalism, and Heritage in A Mind at Peace by Elizabeth Nolte

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 53 Issue 4

Tunisia and Israel: Relations under Stress by Jacob Abadi

Policing the ‘Suspects’: Ottoman Greeks and Armenians in Istanbul, 1914–18 by Deniz Dölek-Sever

Echoes from Below? Talking Democracy in Baʿthist Iraq by Achim Rohde

Politics in the Kurdish Periphery: Clan Networks and Local Party Strategies in a Comparative Perspective by Feryaz Ocakli

The Reflection of the Israeli ‘Incorporation Regime’ in the Land Allocation Institution in Israel’s Urban Area, 1950–1960 by Ella Trachtenberg, Alexandre Kedar, and Deborah Shmueli

Hide and Seek? Israeli–Turkish Relations and the Baghdad Pact by Orna Almog and Ayşegül Sever

Divide and Conquer: The Consolidation of Hafiz Al-Assad’s Policy Toward Lebanon – The Early Stages by Dan Naor

The Legal Notion of Nationality in the Turkish Republic: From Ottoman Legacy to Modern Aberrations by Emre Öktem

The Hand of Glubb: The Origins of the Trucial Oman Scouts, 1948–1956 by Tancred Bradshaw

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 53 Issue 5

Islamist Radicalism in the Provinces of Iran 1906–9: A Stage in the Development of Islamism by Vanessa Martin

Revisiting the Legal Infrastructure for the Confiscation of Armenian and Greek Wealth: An Analysis of the CUP Years and the Early Modern Republic by Ümit Kurt

A Crude Marriage: Iraq, Turkey, and the Kirkuk–Ceyhan Oil Pipeline by John V. Bowlus

The İnönü Era Translation Movement: Classics in the Service of Turkish Nationalism by F. Betul Cihan-Artun

Shifts in Sexual Desire: Bans on Dancing Boys (köçeks) Throughout Ottoman Modernity (1800s–1920s) by Mustafa Avcı

The Map as an Official Symbol and the ‘Greater Israel’ Ideology by Ofira Gruweis-Kovalsky

Street Arts of Resistance in Tahrir and Gezi by Hakkı Taş

Halil Kut – ‘The Last Ottoman Pasha’ by Syed Tanvir Wasti

Societal Transformation, Public Opinion and Saudi Youth: Views from an Academic Elite by Mark C. Thompson

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 107 Issue 3

The Role of the ʿUlamā’ in the Thoughts of ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ Abū Ghudda by Emad Hamdeh

Between Salman Rushdie and Ayatollah Khomeini: Kalim Siddiqui and Political Islam in Britain in the Last Quarter of the 20th Century by Seyfeddin Kara

Narratives of Muslim Migration to Ireland by Adil Hussain Khan

Eternity and Origination in the Works of Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī and Athīr al-Dīn al-Abharī: Two Discussions from the Seventh/Thirteenth Century by Andreas Lammer

God’s Will and the Origin of the World. ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baghdādī’s Sources and Arguments by Cecilia Martini Bonadeo

Recent Constructions: How the Churches of Classical Baghdad Were Built by Joshua Mugler

Behçet Kemal Çağlar’s Kur’ân-ı Kerîm’den İlhamlar (Inspirations from the Holy Qur’ān): A Kemalist’s Personal, Poetic Response to the Qur’ān by Leyla Ozgur Alhassen

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Jāmī (d. 898/1492) on the Eternity of the World by Ulrich Rudolph

Hızır Pasha Hanged Us: Commemorating Martyrdom in Alevi Tradition by Mark Soileau

Two Friars Who Went Among the Muslims and the Realms of their Memory: Francis of Assisi and Anselm Turmeda/ʿAbdullāh al-Tarjumān by Jason Welle

Philosophy and Social Criticism

Philosophy and Social Criticism

Volume 43 Issue 6

The Politics of Religious Freedom: Liberalism and Toleration in Muslim-Majority States by Jon Mahoney

Sociology of Islam

Sociology of Islam

Volume 5 Issue 2-3

Special Issue on Immigration, Political Economy, and Islam

Introduction: Special Issue on Immigration, Political Economy and Islam by Ray Jureidini

Gulf Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis by Sari Hanafi

Shari‘ah Law and Capitulations Governing the Non-Muslim Foreign Merchants in the Ottoman Empire by Abdul Ghaffar Mughal and Larbi Sadiki

The Socio-economic Aspects of hijra by Latife Reda

Islam and Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Qatar by Jawad Syed

The “Humane Economy”: Migrant Labour and Islam in Qatar and the UAE by Zahra Babar

The Convergence of Migrants and Refugees by Ray Jureidini and Latife Reda

Studia Islamica

Studia Islamica

Volume 112 Issue 1

Satpanthī Khoja-s to Shīʿa Imāmī Ismāʿīlī Ṭarīqa: The Construction of Religious Identity of the Khoja-s Imāmī Ismāʿīlī of South Asia by Iqbal Surani

Étude des doctrines du nom dans al-Maqṣad al-asnā d’al-Ghazālī et de leur origine théologique et grammaticale by Salimeh Maghsoudlou

Fin de la prophétie et hérésie chez al-Ghazālī (m. 505/1111) by Youssouf T. Sangaré

Mīrzā Muḥammad Maʿṣūm Shīrāzī: A Sufi and a Constitutionalist by Reza Tabandeh

Modernity in the Ninth Century: The Controversy around Abū Tammām by Beatrice Gruendler

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 18 Issue 3

How Turkey’s Slide to Authoritarianism Defies Modernization Theory by Yusuf Sarfati

Turkey’s Future with the European Union: An Alternative Model of Differentiated Integration by Meltem Müftüler-Baç

Public Sector Reforms to Fight Corruption in Turkey: A Case of Failed Europeanization? By Digdem Soyaltin

Turkey’s Security Understanding and Its Relation with the European Union in the 1990s by Esengül Ayaz Avan

The AKP and the Spirit of the ‘New’ Turkey: Imagined Victim, Reactionary Mood, and Resentful Sovereign by Zafer Yilmaz

Political Petitioning, Denunciation, and State–Society Relations During the Single-Party Period in Turkey by Alexandros Lamprou

Inconsistencies and Fragmentations in Between the Traditional and Traditionalized: The Case of Tasavvuf Music in Turkey Since the Early 2000s by Erdem Ilgi Akter

Two Understandings of Law: Hayek vs. Schmitt in the Context of Turkey by Bican Şahin