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Islam  

Asma Barlas

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
This chapter analyses the Qur’an’s position on theology, sexuality, and gender, with the intent of challenging readings of Islam as a patriarchy. It illustrates that missing from Islam’s ... More

The Islamic Action Front in Jordan  

Shadi Hamid

Print publication date:
Nov 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article examines the changing role of Jordan’s largest and most organized political party, the Islamic Action Front (IAF). It begins by tracing the history and development of the IAF. ... More

Muslim Engagement with Injustice and Violence  

Bruce B. Lawrence

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter explores the role of violence in Islam, specifically contrasting Islam in 611 with the Islam associated with terrorism on 9/11. When several tribes attempted to draw from the ... More

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