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Early Islamic and Classical Sunni and Shi‘ite Apocalyptic Movements  

David Cook

Print publication date:
Oct 2011
Online publication date:
Jan 2012
Almost all Islamic apocalyptic materials are to be found in the hadith, in the form of Muhammadan preaching. They consist of categories of lesser and greater signs, which will precede the ... More

Hizbullah in Lebanon  

Bassel F. Salloukh and Shoghig Mikaelian

Print publication date:
Nov 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article examines the development and ideology of Lebanon’s foremost political party, the Hizbullah. It compares and contrasts Hizbullah’s past and present manifestations, and traces ... More

Muslim Engagement with Injustice and Violence  

Bruce B. Lawrence

Print publication date:
Jan 2013
Online publication date:
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

Religion in the Balkan Wars  

Vjekoslav Perica

This article examines the roles of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia, and the Islamic religious authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1991–1995 war inWestern ... More