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Spring 2019

New Articles

This update includes new entries on Gender and Sexuality (edited by Samar Habib), Southeast Asia (edited by Imtiyaz Yusuf), and Current Events (edited by Peter Mandaville).

Gender and Sexuality
Liwāṭ in Islamic Jurisprudence
Queer Muslims in Diasporic Fiction
Sexual Norms and Practices in the Qur'ān and the Sunnah
Sexual Rights in Muslim Societies
Sunnī and Shia Perspectives on Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Southeast Asia
Islamic Finance in Southeast Asia
Muhammadiyah
Philosophical Dimension of Southeast Asian Muslim Mysticism

Current Events
The Five Percenters
The Houthi Movement


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