American Muslim Philanthropy and Humanitarian Islam
From the Medina Charter to modern disaster relief efforts, the humanitarian impulse in Islam has made a global impact. Engy Abdelkader discusses how the philanthropic efforts of American Muslims connect to classical Islamic teachings... Read More
For years, I have been speaking at numerous venues on the issues of religion, extremism, and foreign policy. Earlier this year, I had the chance to deliver a lecture at the United Nations, in a symposium dedicated to the growing role of faith based organizations....
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Continuing our on going interview series, we discuss recent developments in the Gulf States and their mpact on education, research, and international relations with Jörg Matthias Determann, assistant professor of history in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Program at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar... Read more.
New Subject entries have been added, including an addition to our Regional Spotlight on Jammu and Kashmir, Muslim Women in India. See the full list here.
What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, Second Edition
Here is a fast, centralized path to John Esposito's updated guide to Muslim faith, customs, and political beliefs, based on questions Esposito has been asked by a diverse range of audiences...Read more
Nearly 6000 entries from esteemed Oxford works, including the recently published Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, and more.
Primary Source documents with editorial commentary provide historical context for important events and major figures in the history of Islam.
Learning Resources include thematic guides, lesson plans, bibliographies, a glossary, and other useful tools.
Images and Maps provide visual perspectives on global Islam and its historical development.