Imagining the Muslim Civilization and Umma in the Modern Era: A Comparative Review of Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World and The Idea of the Muslim World

Debates regarding all-encompassing transnational identities, and the historical circumstances which contributed to the construction of such imaginations, are gaining momentum as today’s ever-globalizing world becomes more interconnected in challenging long-standing sensibilities and allegiances at a…

Book Display – February 2018

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in February 2018 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars,…

Jerusalem: The Moral Qibla

After an illustrious career in public service in Jordan, a Mauritanian ʾālim by the name of Muhammad al-Amin al-Shinqiti requested that King Hussein grant him the post of Ambassador of Jordan to Saudi Arabia, so…

Book Display – January 2018

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in January 2018, as well as some from December 2017, which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current…