Spring 2018 Journal Roundup

[Updated: 03 September] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Ten iterations have been published and the Spring 2018 edition is now online. The Spring Edition currently has issues from sixty-five journals in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines and will be revised as more journals announce their spring issues.

The journal roundup project covers over eighty 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 journals@themaydan.com.




Volume 1 Issue 1

Introduction: The American Institute of Afghanistan Studies by Thomas Barfield

Incorporating North-western Afghanistan into the British Empire: Experiments in Indirect Rule through the Making of an Imperial Frontier, 1884–87 by Francesca Fuoli

From Persianate Pasts to Aryan Antiquity. Transnationalism and Transformation in Afghan Intellectual History, c.1880–1940 by Nile Green

Afghan Internationalism and the Question of Afghanistan’s Political Legitimacy by Elisabeth Leake

Le monastère de Qol-e-Tut à la lumière des fouilles archéologiques by Zafar Paiman

Alptegin in the Siyāsat-nāma by Jürgen Paul

How Alexander Entered India: With a Note on Ortospana (the Ancient Name of Ghazni?) by Claude Rapin and Frantz Grenet

The Hydrological Networks of the Balkh Oasis after the Arrival of Islam: A Landscape Archaeological Perspective by Paul Wordsworth

Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies

Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies

Volume 16 Issue 1

Reading Tafsīr Tarbawī (Qurʾānic Educational Interpretation) of Abuddin Nata from the Perspective of Paul Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics by Mohammed Rosidin

The Postclassical Oral World and the Unity of Sūra 74 by George Archer

The Romanization of Qurʾānic Letters: An Argument for a Review in Light of ʿIlm al-Tağwīd and Modern Arabic Linguistics by Shaykh Luqman Jimoh

Innovation in Muslim Estates Distribution Planning According to the Quran and Sunnah (Inovasi Dalam Perancangan Pembahagian Harta Orang Islam Menurut Al-Quran Dan Al-Sunnah) by Mohd Zaidi Daud, Mohd Hafiz Jamaluddin, and Mohd Norhusairi Mat Hussin

Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Volume 30 Issue 1

Special Issue: Hair in the Mediaeval Muslim World


Beards, Braids and Moustachios: Exploring the Social Meaning of Hair in the Mediaeval Muslim World by Petra M. Sijpesteijn


Shaving Hair and Beards in Early Islamic Egypt: An Arab Innovation? by Petra Sijpesteijn

The Luscious Locks of Lust: Hair and the Construction of Gender in Egypt from Clement to the Fāṭimids by Christina Thérèse (Tineke) Rooijakkers

Rebarbative Beards in Classical Arabic Literature by Geert Jan van Gelder

A Hairy State of Mind: Creativity in the Arabic Literary Imaginary by Wen-chin Ouyang

The Mediation of Hair: Ṣūfī, Ḥurūfī, and Poetic Usages in Persian Texts by Shahzad Bashir

Hair and Beards in the Early Medieval West by Ian Wood

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

Volume 35 Issue 2

A Passionate Pursuit of Justice: Towards an Ethics of Islamic Feminist Research Practice by Shirin Saeidi

Specters of Islam: Anti-Islamist (Re)Presentations in Secular Media and Feminism (1979–2011) by Tanzeen R. Doha

Arab Law Quarterly

Arab Law Quarterly

Volume 32 Issue 2

The Applicability of the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention in Muslim Countries: Particular Reference to the Malaysian Position by Abdul Ghafur Hamid, Nora Abdul Hak, Najibah Mohd Zin, and Hidayati Mohamed Jani

Sustainable Financing and Enhancing the Role of Islamic Banks in Malaysia by Sherin Kunhibava, Sarah Tan Yen Ling, and Md Khalil Ruslan

Sufficiency of Omani Laws to Suppress Cybercrimes in Light of the UN Comprehensive Study on Cybercrimes by Muhammad Masum Billah

Juristic Differences over the Implementation of Qiṣāṣ against a Muslim Who Kills a Non-Muslim by Muhammad Amanullah

Arab Studies Journal

Arab Studies Journal

Volume 26 Issue 1

The Nahda in Parliament: Taha Husayn’s Career Building Knowledge Production Institutions, 1922-1952 by Hussam R. Ahmed

“Jerusalem, We Have a Problem”: Larissa Sansour’s Sci-Fi Trilogy and the Impetus of Dystopic Imagination by Gil Z. Hochberg

“A Fever for an Education”: Pedagogical Thought and Social Transformation in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, 1861-1914 by Susanna Ferguson

Infrastructure Crises in Beirut and the Struggle to (Not) Reform the Lebanese State by Éric Verdeil

If We All Leave, Who Will Cut the String: Exiled Intellectuals in Ghada al-Samman’s Thought by Louis Yako 

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 40 Issue 2

Research Articles

Arabic Poetry and Terrorism: The Dictator Perishes and the Poet Remains by Waed Athamneh

Tales of a Square: The Production and Transformation of Political Space in the Egyptian (Counter)Revolution by Wladimir Riphagen and Robbert A. F. L. Woltering

The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Exile and Counterpoint in Farah’s Maps by Tayseer Abu Odeh

The Changing Political Discourse of the Islamist Movement in Turkey by Burhan Aykaç and Şenol Durgun

Review Essay

Foucault’s “Political Spirituality”: Saving Iran From Western Saviors by Shiraz Dossa 

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Volume 28 Issue 1

The Early Great Debate: A Comment on Ibn al-Haytham‘s Work on the Location of the Milky Way with Respect to the Earth by Andreas Eckart

Early Exegetical Practice on Avicenna’s Šifāʾ: Faḫr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Marginalia to Logic by Silvia Di Vincenzo

Unfolding Parallel Reasoning in Islamic Jurisprudence: Epistemic and Dialectical Meaning in Abū Isḥāq al-Shīrāzī’s System of Co-Relational Inferences of the Occasioning Factor by Shahid Rahman and Muhammad Iqbal

When the Present Misunderstands the Past: How a Modern Arab Intellectual Reclaimed His Own Heritage by Hassan Tahiri



Volume 65 Issue 3

Unity through Omission: Literary Strategies of Recension in Ibn al-Aṯīr’s al-Kāmil fī l-Ta⁠ʾrīḫ by Aaron M. Hagler

Muʿtazila in der arabischen Bibelübersetzung des Bišr b. al-Sirrī by Christian Blumenthal

Les terres de l’Alitaje (Grenade) et le pouvoir socio-politique et économique dans l’al-Andalus naṣride: édition, traduction et étude de deux actes notariés de 878/1473-879/1474 by María Dolores Rodríguez-Gómez and Francisco Vidal-Castro

Le témoignage d’Amīn Fikrī sur l’Exposition universelle de 1889 et la rue du Caire: petite polémique avec Timothy Mitchell by Randa Sabry

A Mirror for the Modern Man: The Siyar Šaʿbiyya as Advice Literature in Tunisian Judeo-Arabic Editions by Rachel Schine

Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 49 Issue 2

Special Issue: Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia


Special Issue: Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia by Neeti Nair


The Indian Constituent Assembly and the Making of Hindus and Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir by Mridu Rai

Constitutional Issues and the Treatment of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities by Farahnaz Ispahani

Secular Quests, National Others: Revisiting Bangladesh’s Constituent Assembly Debates by Dina M. Siddiqi

Myanmar: Religious Minorities and Constitutional Questions by Christina Fink

Religious Intolerance in Post-Civil War Sri Lanka by Neil Devotta

More than Meets the Eye: The Narratives of Secularism and Islam in Bangladesh by Ali Riaz

Unpacking the Blasphemy Laws of Pakistan by Raza Rumi

Cow Protection and Minority Rights in India: Reassessing Religious Freedom by Cassie Adcock

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 45 Issue 2

Population Crisis, Marriage Reform and the Regulation of Male Sexuality in Interwar Iran by Sivan Balslev

The Revolutionary Guards: From Spoiler to Accepter of the Nuclear Agreement by Farhad Rezaei and Somayeh Khodaei Moshirabad

The Failure of Economic Reform in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (1921–2015): The Vicious Circle of Uncivic Traditions, Resource Curse, and Centralization by Nyaz Najmalddin Noori

The Voice and Loyalty of Business in Kuwait: Merchant Politics in Times of Contention by Anastasia Nosova

Imagined or Real: The Intersection of Tribalism and Nationalism in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) by Norbert Ross and Ahmad Mohammadpur

A Tale of Two Cities and One Telegram: The Ottoman Military Regime and the Population of Greater Syria during WWI by Yuval Ben-Bassat and Dotan Halevy

Opposition Visions for Preserving Syria’s Ethnic-Sectarian Mosaic by Rustum Mahmoud and Stephan Rosiny

The Rastakhiz Party and Pahlavism: The Beginnings of State Anti-Westernism in Iran by Zhand Shakibi

The Jerusalem Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture, 1909–1910: An Early Attempt at Inter-Communal Cooperation by Joseph B. Glass and Ruth Kark

Discrimination Against Jewish Women in Halacha (Jewish Law) and in Israel by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Volume 81 Issue 2

The Origin of the Semitic Relative Marker by John Huehnergard and Na‘ama Pat-El

The Feminine Endings *-ay and *-āy in Semitic and Berber by Marijn van Putten

The Silk Road and the Iranian Political Economy in Late Antiquity: Iran, the Silk Road, and the Problem of Aristocratic Empire by Richard E. Payne

The Eclipse of Khurāsān in the Twelfth Century by D.G. Tor

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 37 Issue 2

Building Transregional and Historical Connections: Uyghur Architecture in Urban Xinjiang by Madlen Kobi

Public Councils in Kazakhstan: A Case of Emergent Participative Democracy? By Colin Knox and Saltanat Janenova

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 11 Issue 1-2

A Note from the Editor in Chief by Ali E. Hillal Dessouki


Knowledge in Times of Crisis: Europe and the Middle East by Madawi Al-Rasheed

Reforming Arab Reason: An Inevitable-Possible Mission by Khalid Shibib

Habermas, Cultural Hegemony, and the Educational Public Sphere: Towards a Pedagogy in Arab Oral Heritage by Wisam Kh. Abdul-Jabbar

Islamic-Secular Dialogue in the Arab World: A Crisis of Communication and the Revival of Violence by Mohammed El-Msaoui

Islamist and Non-Islamist Currents and the Struggle for Post-Gaddafi Libya by Youssef Mohammad Sawani

Islamists in Power: The Experience of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt by Ahmed Zaghloul Shalata

Social Exclusion and the Growing Involvement of Tunisian Youth in the Salafi Movement: A Field Study by Majed Karoui

The State and Society Partnership: Critical Theoretical Framework for the Jordanian Political Partnership Experience by Salem Sari

The Tribal Impact on Political Stability in Sudan by Abdu Mukhtar Musa

The Fragmentation of the Palestinian Political Field: Sources and Ramifications by Jamil Hilal

The Social Actor: A Critical Appraisal of the Palestinian Context and Its Challenges by Bilal Awad Salameh

The Syrian Conflict and “Women Terrorists” by Joseph Makanda, Emmanuel Matambo, and Vumile Mncibi

In Quest of a Second Boom: South Korea’s Middle East Policy under Park Geun-hye by Shirzad Azad

Roshdi Rashed: Formation of the Arab Scientific Mind by Mohammed Aref 

Contemporary Islam

Contemporary Islam

Volume 12 Issue 1

Albanian Women’s Interpretations of Islam Enlarge the Space of Women by Nora Repo

‘Alawi Muslims in Argentina: Religious and Political Identity in the Diaspora by Silvia Montenegro

Crafting Sacrality from the Tensile Life of Objects: Learning about the Material Life of Prayer Beads from a Khaksari Sufi Murshid by Younes Saramifar

Muslim Youth and Consumerism: A Study of Islamic Street Wear by Imène Ajala

Contemporary Levant

Contemporary Levant

Volume 3 Issue 1

Special Issue: Gendering Everyday Islam


Gendering ‘Everyday Islam’: An Introduction by Claudia Liebelt and Pnina Werbner


Moral Ambivalence and Veiling amongst British Pakistani Women in Sheffield by Hester Clarke

Gendering Islam through Migration: Egyptian Women’s Gatherings in a Mosque in Turin (Italy) by Laura Ferrero

Marriage, the Islamic Advice Literature and Its Women Readers by Kaveri Qureshi

Transforming ‘Everyday Islam’ through Feminism and Higher Education: Second-Generation Muslim Women in Spain by Blanca Edurne Mendoza Carmona

Everyday Ontologies and Islam for Childless Women in Northwestern Turkey by Merve Göknar

Texting Romance: Mobile Phones, Intimacy and Gendered Moralities in Central Morocco by Laura Menin

Between Islamic Piety, Agency and Ethical Leadership: Paradoxes of Self-Transformation by Pnina Werbner

Critical Muslim

Critical Muslim

Volume 26

Special Issue: Gastronomy

Introduction: Postnormal Fare by Merryl Wyn Davies

Twice Removed Migrant by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Willowbrook Farm by Timothy Bartel

Celebrity Chefs by Jeremy Henzell-Thomas

Wine in Sufi Poetry by Charles Upton

My 1940s Baghdad Kitchen by Sami Zubaida

Gourmet Futures by Colin Tudge

Muslim Veggies by Shanon Shah

Claudia Roden by Boyd Tonkin

Caucasus Rituals by Gunel Isakova

Coffee by Tahir Abbas

Fried Chicken Shops by Hussein Kesvani

The Haloodies by Imran Kausar

Love Stews by Yemisi Aribisala

Der Islam

Der Islam

Volume 95 Issue 1

“The Romans Will Win!” Q 30:2‒7 in Light of 7th c. Political Eschatology by Tommaso Tesei

Muḥammad the Paraclete and ʿAlī the Messiah: New Remarks on the Origins of Islam and of Shiʿite Imamology by Mohammad-Ali Amir-Moezzi

Sasanian Amulet Practices and their Survival in Islamic Iran and Beyond by Sarah Kiyanrad

Dalāʾil al-Nubuwwa Literature as Part of the Medieval Scholarly Discourse on Prophecy by Mareike Koertner

The ʿAbbāsid Revolution in Marw: New Data by Étienne de la Vaissière

Truth and Politics in Late Medieval Arabic Historiography: The Formation of Sultan Barsbāy’s State (1422‒1438) and the Narratives of the Amir Qurqumās al-Shaʿbānī (d. 1438) by Jo Van Steenbergen and Stijn Van Nieuwenhuyse

Quand une édition imprimée redevient manuscrit: le Kitāb al-Masālik d’Ibn Ḥawqal (Rabat, Fondation ʿAllāl al-Fāsī, ʿayn 608) by Jean-Charles Ducène

Die Welts des Islams

Die Welts des Islams

Volume 58 Issue 2

The Multiple Publics of a Transnational Activist: Abdürreşid İbrahim, Pan-Asianism, and the Creation of Islam in Japan
 by Ulrich Brandenburg

Vaterschaftstests zwischen religiösem Recht und Medizintechnik: Abstammungsklagen im algerischen Familienrecht
 by Melanie Guénon

Fiqh al-Daʿwa: The Emerging Standardization of Islamic Proselytism
 by Jamal Malik

History of Religions

History of Religions

Volume 57 Issue 4

The Power of the Islamic Sword in Narrating the Death of Indian Buddhism by Audrey Truschke

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Volume 6 Issue 3

Special Issue: The Mythic Dimension of Islam: Examining the Sources through the Lens of Myth

The Mythic Dimension of Islam: Examining the Sources through the Lens of Myth by Roy Vilozny

Le mythe des préadamites en islam chiite by Daniel De Smet

Between Myth-Making and Shiite Exegesis: Nasnās and Qurʾān 2:30 by Roy Vilozny

Myth, Ritual, and the Early Development of Shiite Identity by Torsten Hylén

Jesus as Eschatological Saviour in Islam: An Example of the ‘Positive’ Apologetic Interpretation of the Christian Apocalyptic Texts in an Islamic Messianic Milieu by Orkhan Mir-Kasimov

“In Truth You are the Polytheist!”: Mythic Elements in Ibn al-ʿArabī’s Teachings on the Divine Names by Michael Ebstein

Translating Greek into Arabic and Syriac: Remarks on a New Contribution to the Field by Kamran I. Karimullah

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Volume 50 Issue 2

Leavened Apprehensions: Bread Subsidies and Moral Economies in Hashemite Jordan by José Ciro Martínez

Labor-Time: Ecological Bodies and Agricultural Labor in 19th- and Early 20th-century Egypt by Jennifer L. Derr

The Original Arabs: The Invention of the “Bedouin Race” in Ottoman Palestine by Seraj Assi

Encompassing Judaism: Elmessiri and the “Islamic Humanist” Self by Robbert A.F.L. Woltering

Cinematic Governmentality: Cinema and Education in Modern Iran, 1900s–1930s by Golbarg Rekabtalaei

The Party of God: The Association of Algerian Muslim ʿulamaʾ in Contention with the Nationalist Movement after World War II by Shoko Watanabe

Miniskirts and “Beatniks”: Gender Roles, National Development, and Morals in 1960s Tunisia by Amy Aisen Kallander

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 51 Issue 3

From Ancient India to Medieval Shiraz: The Journey of the Ascetic Cat by Saghi Gazerani

The Apocalypse of Ecstasy: The Poetry of Shah Ismāʿīl Revisited by Amelia Gallagher

The Topkapı Manuscript of the Jāmiʿ al-Tawārikh (Hazine 1654) from Rashidiya to the Ottoman Court: A Preliminary Analysis by Mohamad Reza Ghiasian

A Guarded Courtship: Soviet Cultural Diplomacy in Iran from the Late 1940s to the 1960s by Nodar Mossaki and Lana Ravandi-Fadai

The Village in Contemporary Persian Poetry by Fatemeh Shams

Framed Memories: The Politics of Recollection in Mana Neyestani’s An Iranian Metamorphosis by Amir Khadem

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Volume 29 Issue 2

Ibn al-Ṭayyib’s Trinitarian Formulation in the Islamic Milieu by Michael Kuhn

Hidden or Forbidden, Elected or Rejected: Sufism as ‘Islamic Esotericism’? By Simon Sorgenfrei

China, Japan and Christian Emissaries to Muslim Lands by James Morris

A Reappraisal of the Role of Muḥibb al-Dīn al-Khaṭīb and the YMMA in the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood by Mehdi Sajid

Expansion and Contraction of Scripture: The Ritual (Im)purity of Unbelievers According to Shīʿa Jurisprudence by Mahmoud Pargoo

‘My Husband is My Key to Paradise.’ Attitudes of Muslims in Indonesia and Norway to Spousal Roles and Wife-Beating by Levi Geir Eidhamar

Islamic Africa

Islamic Africa

Volume 9 Issue 1

From Texts to Meanings: Close Reading of the Textual Cultures of Islamic Africa by Amir Syed and Charles Stewart

“Where is My Region?” Geographical Representation and Textuality in Sokoto by Stephanie Zehnle

Abdullahi dan Fodio and Muhammad Bello’s Debate over the Torobbe-Fulani: Case Study for a New Methodology for Arabic Primary Source Material from West Africa by Paul Naylor

Unbraiding the Qu’ran: Wolofal and the Tafsīr Tradition of Senegambia by Jeremy Dell

Secrets on the Muhammadan Way: Transmission of the Esoteric Sciences in 18th Century Scholarly Networks by Zachary Wright

Working with African Arabic Script Manuscripts: A Workshop Report by Erin Pettigrew

Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 25 Issue 1-2

Themed Issue: A Third Wave of Waqf Studies

Theme Issue: A Third Wave of Waqf Studies
 by Nada Moumtaz

The Development of a Locker System at al-Azhar by Irfana Hashmi

“Is the Family Waqf a Religious Institution?” Charity, Religion, and Economy in French Mandate Lebanon
 by Nada Moumtaz

The Testamentary Waqf as an Instrument of Elite Consolidation in Early Twentieth-Century Massawa (Eritrea)
 by Jonathan Miran
 and Aharon Layish

The Traveling Waqf: Property, Religion, and Mobility beyond China
 by Matthew S. Erie

Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 25 Issue 3

A Tale of Two Kufans: Abū Yūsuf’s Ikhtilāf Abī Ḥanīfa wa-Ibn Abī Laylā and Schacht’s Ancient Schools
 by Sohail Hanif

Living Islamic Law: Women and Legal Culture in Marinid Morocco
 by Rosemary Admiral

Muslim Family Laws in Israel and Greece: Can Non-Muslim Courts Bring about Legal Change in Shari‘a?
 by Yüksel Sezgin

Law-making in Jordan: Family Law Reform and the Supreme Justice Department
 by Dörthe Engelcke

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 24 Issue 2

Haunted by Jackals: The Expulsions of 1917 by Glenda Abramson

The Use of Former British Military Bases During and After the 1948 War by Arnon Golan and Amiram Oren

Haaretz Newspaper, the Capitalist Agenda and Menachem Begin’s Political Legitimacy by Amir Goldstein

The Impact of Public Debt on Economic Growth in the Israeli Economy by Tal Shahor

From FM to FB: Radio Stations on Facebook by Tal Laor and Nili Steinfeld

Decrepitude As a Source of Symbolic Capital: The Case of the Israeli Army Radio Station by Oren Soffer

Journalists Who Cross Over to Politics: Perceived Motivations, Communicative and Parliamentary Salience by Azi Lev-on and Rafi Mann

The Ability to Unite: The Jewish Resistance Movement in Mandatory Palestine by Ido Yahel

Youth Exposure to Security Threats in Israel by Yifat Ben-David and Shlomo Romi

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 24 Issue 3

A Welfare State without a Welfare Policy: The Case of Israel by Ofer Arian

Recovering Biblical Narratives for Positive Psychology and Suicide Prevention in Modern Israel by Kalman J. Kaplan and Paul Cantz

Economic Integration in the Middle East: Israeli‒Palestinian Fresh Food Trade by Geesche M. Dobers, Rico Ihle, Yael Kachel, and Ulf Liebe

A House of Cards: The Arab Satellite lists in Israel, 1949–77 by Ben Mendales

The Problem of Romanticising Israel–Taiwan Relations by Christopher L. Schilling

Decision-Making in Daily Life and in Tourism by Sharon Teitler-Regev and Tchai Tavor

Public Diplomacy in Army Boots: The Chronic Failure of Israel’s Hasbara by Gal Hadari and Asaf Turgeman

Women in Israeli Journalism: Forwards and Backwards by Einat Lachover and Dafna Lemish

Politics and the Critical Reception of Contemporary Israeli Literature in France by Marie Rose Allouche-Chemla and Yehudith Kahn

‘No Barrier to the Unison of Hearts’: Cross-Class and Nation Coalition of Zionist Women in the Wake of Statehood by Bat-Sheva Margalit Stern

Jerusalem Quarterly

Jerusalem Quarterly

Issue 73

Special Issue: Narrating the Self

The Editorial

Biography Issue – Of Memoirs, Miracles, and Sanctification


Saint Marie-Alphonsine and the Resurrection of Jubra’il Dabdoub by Jacob Norris

“A Young Man of Promise” – Finding a Place for Stephan Hanna Stephan in the History of Mandate Palestine by Sarah Irving

Institutionalized Separation and Sumud in Jerusalem’s Periphery – Survival and Resistance in Shaykh Sa‘d by Oren Kroll-Zeldin

Diaries and Biographies

The Memoirs of the Palestinian Maskobi Doctor by George Rodenko

The Books in My Life: A Memoir – Part 1 by Tarif Khalidi

In the House for Orphans – A Jerusalem Boyhood by Reja-e Busailah

Childhood Memories of a Jerusalemite by Nazmi Jubeh

Letter from Jerusalem

Um Hani – To Live and Work in Jerusalem by Penny Johnson and Diala Shamas

Film Review

Mechanisms of a Settler Colonial Architecture in Larissa Sansour’s Nation Estate (2012) reviewed by Carol Que 

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Volume 138 Issue 2

Research Article

The Organs of God: Ḥadīth al-Nawāfil in Classical Islamic Mysticism by Michael Ebstein

Review Article

Ottoman Historiography: Challenges of the Twenty-First Century by Haim Gerber 

Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 49 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: In Memory and Honor of the Life and Work of Pierre Cachia, 2018

Al-Jāḥiẓ on Misarticulation: Bayān 1.34.4-74.8 by James E. Montgomery

Gleanings of Curiosities from the Harvest-Fields of Arabic Literature: Chapter 87 of Kitāb al-Zahrah by Ibn Dāwūd al-Iṣbahānī (d. 297/910) by Geert Jan van Gelder

Praise of the Prophet and Praise of Self: Sīrat Banī Hilāl and Epic Narrative in Performance by Susan Slyomovics

Abū Zayd al-Hilālī: Trickster, Womanizer, Warrior, Shaykh by Dwight F. Reynolds

“The Language of the Eyes”: Speech Acts and the Gaze in a Monologue by Badīʿah Maṣābnī by Marlé Hammond

Orientalism and World Literature: A Re-reading of Cosmopolitanism in Ṭāhā Ḥusayn’s Literary World by Wen-chin Ouyang

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Volume 53 Issue 3

Agencies of Social Movements: Experiences of Bangladesh’s Shahbag Movement and Hefazat-e-Islam by Fahmida Zaman

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Volume 61 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: Speaking the End Times: Prophecy and Messianism in Early-Modern Eurasia

Speaking the End Times: Early Modern Politics and Religion from Iberia to Central Asia by Mayte Green-Mercado

A Mediterranean Apocalypse: Prophecies of Empire in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries by Cornell H. Fleischer

Morisco Prophecies at the French Court (1602-1607) by Mayte Green-Mercado

Could Early Modern Messianic Movements Cross Religious Boundaries? By Matt Goldish

The Messianic Kingship of Augustin Bader as Anti-Habsburg Polemic: Prophecy and Politics in Reformation Germany by Robert Bast

Condominial Sovereignty and Condominial Messianism in the Timurid Empire: Historiographical and Numismatic Evidence by Evrim Binbaş

The Hidden Face of Surat: Reflections on a Cosmopolitan Indian Ocean Centre, 1540-1750 by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Space, Sociality, and Sources of Pleasure: A Response to Sanjay Subrahmanyam by Mana Kia

Unsavoury Cosmopolitanism: Reflections on Sanjay Subrahmanyam’s “The Hidden Face of Surat” by Evrim Binbaş

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Volume 61 Issue 3

Beneath the Mustache: A Well-Trimmed History of Facial Hair in the Late Ottoman Era by Avner Wishnitzer

The Promises and Perils of Courtly Poetry: The Case of Mir ʿAbd al-Jalil Bilgrami (1660-1725) in the Late Mughal Empire by Abhishek Kaicker

Female Labor, Merchant Capital, and Resilient Manufacturing: Rethinking Ottoman Armenian Communities through Labor and Business by Yasar Tolga Cora

The Mandaean Community and Ottoman-British Rivalry in Late 19th-Century Iraq: The Curious Case of Shaykh Ṣaḥan by Thabit A.J. Abdullah

Life in the Egyptian Valley under Ikhshīdid and Fāṭimid Rule: Insights from Documentary Sources by Daisy Livingston

The Adoption of Paper in the Middle East, 700-1300 AD by Maya Shatzmiller

Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies

Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies

Volume 17 Issue 1

Special Issue: Settler-Colonialism and Indigenous Rights in Al-Quds/Jerusalem

Introduction to Special Issue on Settler-Colonialism and Indigenous Rights in Al-Quds/Jerusalem by Shukri Abed and Maha Samman

The Conflict over Jerusalem: A Settler-Colonial Perspective by Awad Mansour

Jerusalemites and the Issue of Citizenship in the Context of Israeli Settler-Colonialism by Walid Salem

Citizenship and Inequality: The Case of Jerusalem by Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach

The Production of Colonial Temporal Patterns in East Jerusalem by Maha Samman

Collaborative Cartographies: Counter-Cartography and Mapping Justice in Palestine by Olga Blázquez Sánchez

‘One Giant House’: Civil Society Mobilisation and the Protection of Palestinian Cultural Heritage and Identity in Al-Quds Al-Sharif by Maryvelma Smith O’Neil

Israeli History Textbooks and the Palestinians: Remarks on a Critical Theory of Israeli School Education by Julian Culp

Review Articles

Faultlines in Ethnography: An Occupied West Bank Village by Rosemary Sayigh

Yusif Sayigh: Personal Account of the Palestinian National Movement by Philipp O. Amour

Journal of Humanity and Society

Journal of Humanity and Society

Volume 8 Issue 2

A Critique of Western Modernity and the Narrative about Turkey as “Model State” by Berdal Aral

Iranian Muslim Reformists and Contemporary Ethics: Revival of “Utilitarianism” by Hossein Dabbagh and Soroush Dabbagh

A Critical Appraisal of Marshal Hodgson’s View of Islam Vis-à-Vis Cumulative and Discursive Traditions by Mukerrem Miftah

“‘Mahalle’ Dışında, Klavye Başında”: İmam Hatip Lisesi Öğrencilerinin Sosyal Hayatları ve Sosyal Medya Kullanımları by Ümmügül Betül Kanburoğlu Ergün

Mit Ghamr Savings Bank: A Role Model or an Irreplicable Utopia? By Zeyneb Hafsa Orhan

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Volume 9 Issue 1

Muslim Literature in the Atheist State by Alfrid K. Bustanov

An Arabic Letter (ca. AH 6th/12th CE c.) Concerning the Production of a Manuscript of Ibn Sīnā’s al-Šifā by Boris Liebrenz

Rūzbihān, Saʿd al-Dīn and the Āstāna of Ḥusām al-Dīn Ibrāhīm by Marinita Stiglitz, Fiona McLees, and Alasdair Watson

صور الإجازات المنقولة في المخطوطات العربية، السبب والوظيفة‬‎ by ‮د. سعيد ضامن‬‎ ‮الجوماني‬‎ and Said Aljoumani

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 29 Issue 2

Contested Avenues in Post-Classical Sunni Ḥadīth Criticism: A Reading through the Lens of al-Mughnī ʿan al-Ḥifẓ wa-l-kitāb by Mustafa Macit Karagözoğlu

The Merits of the Bāṭiniyya: Al-Ghazālī’s Appropriation of Ismaʿili Cosmology by Khalil Andani

Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects by Kathleen M Foody

Journal of Islamic Studies and Culture

Journal of Islamic Studies and Culture

Volume 6 Issue 1

A Theological Approach to the Identity Challenges of a Modern Muslim Woman by Siavash Asadi and Tahereh Hooshangi

Who Speaks for Islamic Family Law? Debates on Islamic Law Compilation (KHI) in Indonesia by Dr. Sadari

The Central Pillars of Sunni Political Thought by Hisseine Faradj

The Tribal Conflict, Authority and Fall of the Umayyads: Modern Interpretations and Gramsci’s Theory of Hegemony by Yousef Bennaji

Qur’anic War against Hunger for Sustainable Development by Muhammad Tanko Aliyu

Causality and Reliance (Tawakkul) in Ghazali’s Epistemological System by Sobhi Rayan

Insert Religious Model in the Construction Character of Care for the Environment to the Study of Geography in Padang City – Indonesia by Yurni Suasti, Eri Barlian, Bustari Muchtar, Nurhasan Syah, and Aprizon Putra

The Foundations of the Unity of Ummah in the Light of Holy Quran and Sunnah by Muhammad Ayaz, Hafiz Iftikhar Ahmad, and Nazir Ahmad Bhutta

Defining the “Enemies” of God: Muslim Extremists Perception of the Religious Other by Mohamed Bin Ali

Nusantara Islam and Pancasila by Masykur Hakim

Islam et troubles socio-politiques au Nord Nigeria: une analyse des origines lointaines de l’insurrection de Boko Haram by Ouba Abdoul-Bâgui 

The Journal of the Middle East and Africa

The Journal of the Middle East and Africa

Volume 9 Issue 2

The 1975 Congressional Feasibility Study on “Oil Fields as Military Objectives”: U.S.–Saudi Arabian Relations and the Repercussions of the 1973 Oil Crisis by Samuel E. Willner

Privatized Commemoration, Political Polarization, and the Cult of Atatürk since the Mid-1990s by Anat Goldman

Turnout in Transitional Elections: Who Votes in Iraq? By Ahmed Ezzeldin Mohamed

What Difference Can It Make? Assessing the Impact of Gender Equality and Empowerment in Matters of Inheritance in Egypt by Yasmin Khodary

Conventional Secularism and the Humanization of Islam: Theory and Practice of Religious Politics in Iran by Ebrahim K. Soltani

A Man for Others: The Life and Times of Lebanese Jesuit Henri Lammens (1862–1937) by Franck Salameh 

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Volume 38 Issue 2

Deconstructing the Rhetoric

How Islamic Has the “Islamic State” Been? By Amin Saikal

Reading Islamophobia in Hegemonic Neoliberalism Through a Discourse Analysis of Donald Trump’s Narratives by Prashant Waikar

The British Scene

Iconizing “Muslim Terrorism” in a British Newspaper and Public Perception by Shah Nister Kabir, Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff & Michael Bourk

Religious Education at Crossroads in the United Kingdom: Muslim Responses to Registration, Regulation and Inspection by Imran Mogra

What They Really Want Is a Caliphate! British Salafi Reactions to the Arab Spring by Kirstine Sinclair

On the Asian Front

The Two Faces of Democratization in Myanmar: A Case Study of the Rohingya and Burmese Nationalism by Harrison Akins

The Secular and the Religious in the Management of Islam in Singapore by Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman

Family Affairs

Cultural Explanations of Patriarchy, Race, and Everyday Lives: Marginalizing and “Othering” Muslim Women in Canada by Baljit Nagra

Immigration Through Marriage: A Case Study of Bangladeshis in Toronto by Farah Deeba Chowdhury

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

Volume 77 Issue 1

A Basmala-Inscribed Jug from Arsur’s Mamluk Destruction of AD 1265: The Religious Manifestation of a Christian-Used Table Vessel? By Oren Tal, Itamar Taxel, and Annette Zeischka-Kenzler

Dhimma Agreements and Sanctuary Systems at Islamic Origins by Sarah Mirza

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 23 Issue 3

Special Section: Soft Power in the Maghrib after the Arab Uprisings

Introduction: National Identities after 2011: Interrogating the Politics of Culture and Relations of Soft Power in the Maghrib by Anna Baldinetti and Charis Boutieri

On Democratic Glossaries: ‘Soft Power’ and Hard Markets in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia by Charis Boutieri

Authoritarian Resilience in Morocco after the Arab Spring: A Critical Assessment of Educational Exchanges in Soft Power by J. N. C. Hill

Languages in Libya: Building Blocks of National Identity and Soft Power Tools by Anna Baldinetti

The Promotion of Linguistic Rights Before and After 2011: UNESCO’s Role in the Maghrib by Lorenzo Medici

Multilingualism in Algeria: Between ‘Soft Power’, ‘Arabisation’, ‘Islamisation’, and ‘Globalisation’ by Anissa Daoudi

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Volume 51 Issue 1

Japonya’da Osmanlı Tarihi Araştırmaları by Yoichi Takamatsu

Enter the Mongols: A Study of the Ottoman Historiography in the 15th and 16th Centuries by Hiroyuki Ogasawara

The Financial Administration of Halep during the Second Half of 16th Century by Yasuhisa Shimizu

The Many Forms of “Timars” in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia in the 16th and 17th Centuries: Putting a Label on Diverse Practice by Kumiko Satio

The Hatt-ı Hümayuns Cut Out from Other Documents in the Ottoman Document Management of the Sublime Porte by Yoichi Takamatsu

Mixed Dynamism of Relief in the Late Ottoman Empire: The Historical Actualities of Fundraising Campaigns by Shin Sasaki

The 1869 Ottoman Public Education Act: Proceedings and Participants by Kiyohiko Hasebe

Sharī‘a Judges in the Ottoman Nizāmiye Courts, 1864-1908 by Jun Akiba

‘Abd al-Ģamīd al-Zahrāwī and His Thought Reconsidered: An Intellectual Portrait of the Arab Nationalist as an Ottoman Politician by Nobuyoshi Fujinami

Prelude to Ottoman Decline Consciousness: Monetary Turbulence at the end of the Sixteenth Century and the Intellectual Response by Cemal Kafadar

Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies

Volume 47 Issue 3

Special Issue: Queering Palestine


Queering Palestine by Leila Farsakh, Rhoda Kanaaneh, and Sherene Seikaly


To Exist Is to Resist: Palestine and the Question of Queer Theory by C. Heike Schotten

Decolonial Queering: The Politics of Being Queer in Palestine by Walaa Alqaisiya

Other Scenes of Speaking: Listening to Palestinian Anticolonial-Queer Critique by Mikki Stelder


On Palestinian Studies and Queer Theory


Why U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem Could Be Contrary to International Law by Victor Kattan


And Now What? The Trump Administration and the Question of Jerusalem by Rashid I. Khalidi

Review Essay

How Israel Assassinates “Enemies”: Ronen Bergman Counts the Ways by Paul Gaston Aaron

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Volume 20 Issue 2

Towards a Philosophical Qur’anology: Structure and Meaning in the Qur’an by Massimo Campanini

Reconsidering Qur’anic Genre by Adam Flowers

Exegetes of Nishapur: A Preliminary Survey of Qur’anic Works by Ibn Ḥabīb, Ibn Fūrak, and ʿAbd al-Qāhir al-Baghdādī by Martin Nguyen

The Preacher of the Meccan Qur’an: Deuteronomistic History and Confessionalism in Muḥammad’s Early Preaching by Walid A. Saleh

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Volume 25 Issue 2

Language as Power: Literary Interpretations of the Qur’an in Early Islam by Tehseen Thaver

Remembering Saladin: The Crusades and the Politics of Heresy in Persian Historiography by Daniel Beben

The Concept of jadhb and the Image of majdhūb in Sufi Teachings and Life in the Period between the Fourth/Tenth and the Tenth/Sixteenth Centuries by Arin Salamah-Qudsi

After the Massacres: Nursing Survivors of Partition Violence in Pakistan Punjab Camps by Ilyas Chattha

G.A. Naqvi: From Indian Police (UP), 1926 to Pakistani Citizen (Sindh), 1947 by Rakesh Ankit

Kalam: Journal of Islamic Theology

Kalam: Journal of Islamic Theology

Issue 1

Beauty and Aesthetics in Classical Islamic Thought: An Introduction by Samir Mahmoud

Concerns on Philosophy in the Arab World: State of the Art by Ali El-Konaissi

The Miraculous Nature of the Qur’an: A Response to Oliver Leaman by Nazif Muhtaroğlu

Continuous Re-Creation: From Kalam Atomism to Contemporary Cosmology by Mehmet Bulğen

Mathal – Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Multidisciplinary Studies

Mathal – Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Multidisciplinary Studies

Volume 5 Article 3

The Shapers of Memory: The Theatrics of Islamic Historiography by Aaron M. Hagler

Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 24 Issue 1-3

Special Issue: Interreligious Encounters in Polemics between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond

Interreligious Encounters in Polemics between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond by Mercedes García-Arenal and Gerard Wiegers

Ne De Fide Presumant Disputare: Legal Regulations of Interreligious Debate and Disputation in the Middle Ages by John Tolan

The Brighter Side of Medieval Christian-Jewish Polemical Encounters: Transfer of Medical Knowledge in the Midi (Twelfth-Fourteenth Centuries) by Gad Freudenthal

Better Muslim or Jew? The Controversy Around Conversion across Minorities in Fifteenth-Century Castile by Ana Echevarría

The Spirit of the Letter: The Hebrew Inscription in Bermejo’s Piedat Revisited by Yonatan Glazer-Eytan

Forgotten Witnesses: The Illustrations of Ms Escorial, I.I.3 and the Dispute over the Biblias Romanceadas by Rosa M. Rodríguez Porto

From Christian Polemic to a Jewish-Converso Dialogue by Yosi Yisraeli

The Rabbi and the Mancebo: Arévalo and the Location of Affinities in the Fifteenth Century by Eleazar Gutwirth

The Virus in the Language: Alonso De Cartagena’s Deconstruction of the “Limpieza De Sangre” in Defensorium Unitatis Christianae (1450) by Maria Laura Giordano

Apologetic Glosses—Venues for Encounters: Annotations on Abraham in the Latin Translations of the Qurʾān by Katarzyna K. Starczewska

Vox Populi: Carnal Blood, Spiritual Milk, and the Debate Surrounding the Immaculate Conception, ca. 1600 by Felipe Pereda

Review Article

The Trans-Saharan Book Trade: Manuscript Culture, Arabic Literacy and Intellectual History in Muslim Africa , edited by Graziano Krätli and Ghislaine Lydon by Fallou Ngom

Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 27 Issue 2

Special Issue: Media in Turkey

Guest Editor’s Introduction by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

The Turkish Media Structure in Judicial and Political Context: An Illustration of Values and Status Negotiation by Roxane Farmanfarmaian, Ali Sonay, and Murat Akser

Local Media in Turkey: The Growth of Islamic Networks in Konya’s Radio Landscape by Ali Sonay

All Is Flux: A Hybrid Media Approach to Macro-Analysis of the Turkish Media by Aslı Tunç

Social Media in Turkey As a Space for Political Battles: AKTrolls and Other Politically Motivated Trolling by Erkan Saka

Understanding ‘New Turkey’ Through Women’s Eyes: Gender Politics in Turkish Daytime Talk Shows by Yeşim Burul and Hande Eslen-Ziya

Negotiating Values in the Islamist Press after 2013 by Michelanglo Guida

Representation of Terror and Ethnic Conflict in the Turkish Press: An Analysis of the Peace Process in Turkey by Ayse Seda Yuksel-Pecen

The Middle East Journal

The Middle East Journal

Volume 72 Issue 2

Egypt’s New Authoritarianism under Sisi by Bruce K. Rutherford

The Pre-2011 Roots of Syria’s Islamist Militants by Line Khatib

Authoritarianism beyond Borders: The Iraqi Ba’th Party as a Transnational Actor by Samuel Helfont

Revolution and War: Saddam’s Decision to Invade Iran by Chad E. Nelson

Basra’s Bid for Autonomy: Peaceful Progress toward a Decentralized Iraq by Benjamin Isakhan and Peter E. Mulherin

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Volume 11 Issue 1

Special Issue: Children and the Media in Changing Arab Contexts: Retracing the Routes of Production and Reception

Introduction by Nisrine Mansour

Research Articles

‘Smarter, Stronger, Kinder’ by Naomi Sakr

Contemporary Notions of Childhood and the Function of Children’s Media in Palestine by Feryal Awan

Grendizer Leaves for Sweden by Omar Al-Ghazzi

Disney in Doha by Kirsten Pike

Unmaking the Arab/Muslim Child by Nisrine Mansour

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 54 Issue 3

Hygienic Beauty: Discussing Ottoman-Muslim Female Beauty, Health and Hygiene in the Hamidian Era by Berrak Burçak

Fragile Frontiers: Sayyid Taha II and the Role of Kurdish Religio-Political Leadership in the Ottoman East during the First World War by Metin Atmaca

Building the Country or Rescuing the People: Ben-Gurion’s Attitude towards Mass Jewish Immigration to Israel in the Mid-1950s by Avi Picard

Who Represented the Israeli Middle Class? The Crystallization of the General Zionists from 1948 to 1949 by Amir Goldstein

Sheikh Muhammad Abu Zahra (1898–1974) on International Relations: The Discourse of a Contemporary Mainstream Islamist by Sami E. Baroudi

Interpretation and Mutability: Socio-Legal Texts of the Quran; Three Accounts from Contemporary Iran by Ali Akbar and Abdullah Saeed

Islamists Against the Class Cleavage: Identity Formation and Interest Representation in the Case of Hak-İş in Turkey by Aykut Öztürk

Chechen Ethnic Identity: Assessing the Shift from Resistance to Submission by Marat Iliyasov

‘Let Them Entertain Themselves’: The Fall of the Mubarak Regime Seen through Egyptian Political Cartoons by Rania Saleh

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 108 Issue 2

Special Issue: The Challenges and Opportunities of Teaching Islam at Theological Seminaries

Introduction to the Muslim World Special Issue of the “The Challenges and Opportunities of Teaching Islam in Theological Seminaries.” by Feryal Salem


Being Bilingual: Thoughts on the Insider/Outsider Problem in Teaching Islam by Jawad Anwar Qureshi

Muslim Studies at Emmanuel College: The Opportunities and Challenges of Intercultural Pedagogies and Emerging Epistemologies by Nevin Reda

Vocation and Identity through the Study of Islam: Finding Pluralism at a Lutheran University by Rose S. Aslan

One Hundred Twenty‐Five Years of Islamic Studies at Hartford Seminary by Feryal Salem

Arabic Instruction at Hartford Seminary: A History Since the Nineteenth Century by Rev. Steven Blackburn

Reflections on Islamic Studies in Interreligious Contexts by Munir Jiwa

“But what are we doing about ISIS?” Introducing Islam at the Institute for Islamic, Christian and Jewish Studies by Homayra Ziad

Teaching Islam in the Public University: Facilitating and Embracing Critical Conversations by Maria M. Dakake

The Role of Practice‐Based Education in Islamic Spiritual Care: The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Training by Nazila Isgandarova

Nazariyat: Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences

Nazariyat: Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences

Volume 4 Issue 2

Özdeşlikten Temsile: İbn Sînâ’ya Göre İnsani Nefste Bilen-Bilinen Özdeşliği Sorunu by İbrahim Halil Üçer

Mu‘tezile’nin İnsan Düşüncesinde Rakip İki Tasavvur: Ebü’l-Hüzeyl ve Nazzâm Gelenekleri by Yunus Cengiz

Güçlerden İşlevlere: Fahreddin Râzî’nin İç Duyular Eleştirisi by M. Zahit Tiryaki

Osmanlı Ülkesinde Bir On Beşinci Asır Memlük Astronomu: Ömer ed-Dımaşkî ve Mîkât İlmi Mecmuası Hamidiye 1453 by Taha Yasin Arslan



Volume 46 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: Rationalist Disciplines and Postclassical Islamic Legal Theories

Rationalist Disciplines and Postclassical Islamic Legal Theories by Asad Q. Ahmed and Robert Gleave

From Legal Theory to Erkenntnistheorie by Carl Sharif El-Tobgui

Al-Samarqandī’s Third Masʾala by Walter Edward Young

Underdetermination in Late Postclassical Ḥanafī Legal Theories by Asad Q. Ahmed

Debating the Imperative Mood in Uṣūl al-Fiqh by Omar Farahat

Explicitly Said or Only Implied? By Nora Kalbarczyk

Customary Practices as Exigencies in Islamic Law by Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim

Oriente Moderno

Oriente Moderno

Volume 98 Issue 1

The Arabic Source Text for Galland’s Dormeur éveillé by Ulrich Marzolph

The Ṭāʾifiyyah or Sectarianism in Syria: Theoretical Considerations and Historical Overview by Valentina Zecca

Giovanni Battista Raimondi’s Travel in the Middle East by Margherita Farina

Ḥizballāh and Lebanese Nationalism: The muqāwamah Proposal, Limits and Perimeters by Marco Di Donato

Le relazioni tra Siria e Libano nel sistema geopolitico vicino-orientale prima e dopo le rivolte arabe by Rosita Di Peri

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 11 Issue 2

Oil, Islam, and the Middle East: An Empirical Analysis of the Repression of Religion, 1980–2013 by Daniel Albertsen and Indra de Soysa

Strange Bedfellows? Attitudes toward Minority and Majority Religious Symbols in the Public Sphere by Antoine Bilodeau, Luc Turgeon, Stephen White, and Ailsa Henderson

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Volume 19 Issue 1

Special Issue: Ruin or Resilience? The Future of the Gülen Movement in Transnational Political Exile

The Future of the Gülen Movement in Transnational Political Exile: Introduction to the Special Issue by Simon P. Watmough and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

A Framework for Understanding the Intra-Islamist Conflict Between the AK Party and the Gülen Movement by M. Hakan Yavuz

From ‘Diaspora by Design’ to Transnational Political Exile: The Gülen Movement in Transition by Simon P. Watmough and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

The Gülen Movement and the Transfer of a Political Conflict from Turkey to Senegal by Gabrielle Angey

Situating the Gülen Movement in France and in Europe by Bayram Balci

Pious Creativity: Negotiating Hizmet in South America After July 2016 by Liza Dumovich

From the ‘New Rome’ to the Old One: The Gülen Movement in Italy by Luca Ozzano

The Gülen Movement in London and the Politics of Public Engagement: Producing ‘Good Islam’ Before and After 15 July by Caroline Tee

The Gülen Movement and Surviving in Exile: The Case of Australia by David Tittensor



Spring 2018

The Status of Woman in America by Anna Julia Cooper (1858–1964)

When Does a Human Fetus Become Human? By Hamza Yusuf

Virtue, Human and Divine by Sophia Vasalou

Science and Theology: Where the Consonance Really Lies by David Bentley Hart

Vanquishing the Monster Within Us by Chris Hedges

Humane Being: Learning to Be Human by Umar Faruq Abd-Allah and Hamza Yusuf

An Ethos for All? Ramon Llull and the Search for a Global Ethic by Claus Dierksmeier

The Secret of the Morality Tale by Cyrus Ali Zargar

From Savagery to Civilization: Can Poetry Reorder the Human Soul? By Scott F. Crider

The Human in the Qur’an by Zaid Shakir

Other People’s Truths: Reading Sacred Scripture in Secular Settings by Eva Brann

Sacred Truths in a Profane World by Roger Scruton

Review of Middle East Studies

Review of Middle East Studies

Volume 52 Issue 1

Special Focus on Turkey: The Evolution of a Referendum

Turkey at a Crossroads? The 2017 Referendum’s Challenges and Opportunities by Fatma Bostan-Unsal

Dialectics of Reform and Repression: Unpacking Turkey’s Authoritarian “Turn” by Sinan Erensü and Ayça Alemdaroğlu

Obscurities of a Referendum Foretold: The 2017 Constitutional Amendments in Turkey by Hasret Dikici Bilgin and Emre Erdoğan

The Perils of “Turkish Presidentialism” by Berk Esen and Sebnem Gumuscu

Resiliency and Pitfalls of Crisis Regimes: Reimagining the Future of Turkey’s Democracy through the Lens of the Indian Emergency by Yüksel Sezgin


The Prequel: Setting the Analytic Stage by Madeline C. Zilfi

Viewing Backwards: Egyptian Historical Television Dramas in the 1990s by Joel Gordon

Resur(e)recting a Spectacular Hero: Diriliş Ertuğrul, Necropolitics, and Popular Culture in Turkey by Josh Carney

Televisual Experiences of Iran’s Isolation: Turkish Melodrama and Homegrown Comedy in the Sanctions Era by Pedram Partovi

Mourning Halabja on Screen: Or Reading Kurdish Politics through Anfal Films by Edith Szanto

Curator’s Corner

Presenting Islamic Art: Reflections on Old and New Museum Displays by Patricia Blessing

Pedagogical Perspective

Text Encoding Innocents Meet the Egyptian Gazette by Will Hanley

Shii Studies Review

Shii Studies Review

Volume 2 Issue 1-2

Research Articles

Traditionalist Spirits and Rationalist Bodies by Hussein Ali Abdulsater

Was Muḥammad Amīn al-Astarabādī (d. 1036/1626-7) a Mujtahid? by Rula Jurdi Abisaab

The Imamate in Early Ismaili Doctrine by Wilferd Madelung

The Circular Vision of Existence: From Ismāʿīlī Writings to the Works of Ibn al-ʿArabī by Michael Ebstein

Alamūt, Ismailism and Khwāja Qāsim Tushtarī’s Recognizing God by Shafique N. Virani

Al-Risāla al-Rāstbāshiyya d’Abū ʿAbd Allāh al-Ḥusayn b. Ḥamdān al-Khaṣībī, élaborateur de la religion nuṣayrite by Meir Bar-Asher


Al-Sharīf al-Murtaḍā’s Responses to Theological Questions posed by Abū Yaʿlā Sallār [Sālār] b. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz al-Daylamī (d. 448/1057): A Critical Edition by Hassan Ansari and Sabine Schmidtke

Recovering Yemen’s Cultural Heritage: The Stookey Microfilms by Dale J. Correa

A Zaydī Treatise on the Proof of Accidents: The Mukhtaṣar fī ithbāt al-aʿrāḍ by al-Ḥasan al-Raṣṣāṣ by Jan Thiele

A Twelver-Shīʿī Multi-Text Volume (16th through 18th Century) Held in the New York Public Library (Ms New York Public Library, Arabic Manuscripts Collection, Manuscripts and Archives Division, Volume 51985A) by Sabine Schmidtke

Sociology of Islam

Sociology of Islam

Volume 6 Issue 1

A Manifesto: The Meaning of Sociology of Islam, Muslim Societies, the “Middle East” and the Human Rights Industry by Tugrul Keskin

Islam. The Meaning of Style by Pierre Hecker

African American Twelver Shia Community of New York by Abbas Aghdassi and Seyed Mohammad Marandi

Society in Qatar before the Oil Industry in Light of Archaeological Evidence by Moain Sadeq

Texts as Objects of Value and Veneration by Mahmood Kooria

Sociology of Islam

Sociology of Islam

Volume 6 Issue 2

Leading the Faithful: Religious Authority in the Contemporary Middle East by Mehran Kamrava

Spiritual Elite Communities in the Contemporary Middle East by Albert de Jong

Continuity and Change in Religious Authority among Sunni Arabs by Tamara Sonn

The Making of a Marjaʿ: Sīstānī and Shiʿi Religious Authority in the Contemporary Age by Sajjad Rizvi

The ‘Alawī Shaykhs of Religion by Leon T. Goldsmith

Sufi Religious Leaders and Sufi Orders in the Contemporary Middle East by Mark Sedgwick

Transformations in Minority Religious Leadership by Michiel Leezenberg

Studia Islamica

Studia Islamica

Volume 113 Issue 1

Murūʾa by Salah Natij

“The Death of the Body is the Birth of the Soul”: Contradictory Views on the Resurrection in Rasā’il Ikhwān Al-Ṣafā’ by Shatha Almutawa

Un manifeste de la religion abrahamique (la Ḥanīfiyya) by Jean-Louis Déclais

Turkish Historical Review

Turkish Historical Review

Volume 9 Issue 1

Plague, Psychology, and Religious Boundaries in Ottoman Anatolia by Yaron Ayalon

Ottoman Soldiers in the Arabian Peninsula: Fighting Armed Rebellion in the Sacred Mosque of Mecca in the Seventeenth Century by Samy Ayoub

From Theory to Practice: British Travel Permits in the Ottoman Empire (1700–1800) by Mehmet Demiryürek

The Names of Seljuk’s Sons as Evidence for the Pre-Islamic Religion of the Seljuks by Richard Dietrich

Westerners in Vakıfs: Endowments and Infidels in the Ottoman Empire (Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries) by Maurits van den Boogert

The Ottoman Empire and the Crimean Khanate in the North Caucasus: A Case Study of Ottoman-Crimean Relations in the Mid-Sixteenth Century by Murat Yaşar and Chong Jin Oh

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 19 Issue 2

Special Issue: Islamism, Populism, and Turkish Foreign Policy


Populism and Islamism in Turkey by Bill Park


Turkey’s ‘Western’ or ‘Muslim’ Identity and the AKP’s Civilizational Discourse by Menderes Çınar

Populism and Foreign Policy in Turkey under the AKP Rule by Burak Bilgehan Özpek and Nebahat Tanriverdi Yaşar

Dark Taints on the Looking Glass: Whither ‘New Turkey’? By Mustafa A. Sezal and İhsan Sezal

Politicization of Recent Turkish History: (Ab)use of History as a Political Discourse in Turkey by Mustafa Serdar Palabiyik

Islamism and Turkey’s Foreign Policy during the Arab Spring by Birol Başkan

Neo-Developmentalist Turn in the Global Political Economy? The Turkish Case by Mustafa Kutlay and Hüseyin Emrah Karaoğuz

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 19 Issue 3

Recruitment or Enlistment? Individual Integration into the Turkish Hezbollah by Mustafa Coşar Ünal and Tuncay Ünal

To Fight or Not to Fight? A Multivariate Analysis of Turkish Public Opinion on the Use of Force by Osman Sabri Kiratli

Sufism and Sufi Orders in Compulsory Religious Education in Turkey by Manami Ueno

Ethnic Conflict and Gender Inequality in Education: The Case of Turkey by Ramazan Kılınç, Jody Neathery-Castro, and Selin Akyüz

Motives for Turkish Return Migration from Western Europe: Home, Sense of Belonging, Discrimination and Transnationalism by Filiz Kunuroglu, Kutlay Yagmur, Fons J. R. Van De Vijver, and Sjaak Kroon

Making of Military Tutelage in Turkey: The National Security Council in the 1961 and 1982 Constitutions by Ayşegül Kars Kaynar

Afghan Migration through Turkey to Europe: Seeking Refuge, Forming Diaspora, and Becoming Citizens by Ahmet İçduygu and Sibel Karadağ