Tag: Islamic Sects

Researching Islamic Manuscripts

tabsir , November 11th, 2021

Mahmoud Zaki has assembled a major resource on sources for the study of Islamic manuscripts, including links to major digital collections and publications. It can be accessed here….


H-Egypt Network

tabsir , October 25th, 2021

There is a new resource regarding the study of Egypt from the start of the Islamic era until the present at H-Egypt.


The Ghost of Amanullah: Afghanistan Redux

tabsir , August 17th, 2021

The Khyber Pass in 1923 Historians generally assume that “modernity” jump-started in Afghanistan in 1919 with the crowning of Ghazi Amanullah Khan as emir and later as king…


Apostasy and the Prophet

tabsir , April 16th, 2021

There is an excellent discussion of the origins and extent of apostasy laws in Islamic contexts by Dr. Ahmet Kuru,  Porteous Professor of Political Science at San Diego…


Handbook of Sufi Studies

tabsir , March 6th, 2021

Brill has recently published a Handbook of Sufi Studies. One of the editors, Alexander Knysh, discusses the new volume here.