Encyclopaedic Survey of Islamic Culture; Volumes 1-20 (A continuing series)
Taher, Mohammed (Ed.)
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CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Islamic Theology: 1. The theology of alienation/Jalalul Haq. 2. Shuhud Vs Wujud: a study of Gisudiraz/S.S. Khusro Hussaini. 3. The concept of Tauhid/Abdul Jalil Mia. 4. Unity of God in Islam/Waheeduddin Khan. 5. Unity in Islamic perspective/S. Vahiduddin. 6. Tauhid--oneness of God/Tozimuddin Siddiqui. 7. Tauhid and Adl: a discussion/Hakim Abdul Hameed. 8. The unity of God/Khair-ul-Nisa Sarawak. 9. God's oneness/T.B. Irving. 10. Jami's concept of God in the 'Lawa'ih'/R.S. Bhatnagar. 11. Muslim's of Christian and traditional African concepts of the Godhead/E. Dada Adelowo. 12. Devil's delusion (part I)/D.S. Margoliouth. 13. Devil's delusion (part II)/D.S. Margoliouth. 14. Devil's delusion (part III)/D.S. Margoliouth. 15. Al-Ghazzali on repentance/M.S. Stern. 16. Az-Zamakhshari and Al-Baydawi: on reason and revelation/Kutpi Ibrahim. Vol.2: Studies in Quran: 1. The Our' an and our lives/Badruddin Tayabji 2. The miracle of Quran ('Ijazu'l-Qur'an)/Abdul Aleem. 3. The law of crime in the Qur'an & religion vs. morality/Syed Maqbool Ahmed and A. Khaliq Khan. 4. The Qur'anic theory of Riba/Ziauddin Ahmad. 5. The Qur'anic Adam: the first man and the first prophet/Mustanisr Mir. 6. An inquiry into the earliest collection of the Qur'an/Majmal Khan. 7. Abraham in the Qur'an/Friday M. Mbeon. 8. The function of the occasion of revelation material/Arippin. 9. Qur'anic studies: an overview/Munawar Ahmad Anees & Alia Nasreen Athar. 10. Haman in the Quran: a historical assessment/Sher Mohammad Syed. 11. The Qur'an and the orientalists: a note on the authenticity of the Satanic Verses/M.M. Ahsan. 12. The 'Month' in the Qur'an/Hashim Amir Ali. 13. The Qur'an and interest in the Islamic society/S.M. Qadri. 14. A millennium-old Qur'anic puzzle: the matter on polygyny/Hashim Amir Ali. 15. Why the Devil is called "Iblis" in the Qur'an/Abdulahad Davoud. 16. Bibliographical essay on Qur'anic studies. Vol.3: Educational Developments in Muslim World: 1. Some aspects of the History of the Madrasa/J. Paedersen. 2. Education in the Hijaz under Turkish and Sharifiaan rule/Jamal Alami. 3. Objectives of education in the Pakistani society before colonial rule/N.A. Baloch. 4. Higher education in the Arab world/M.M. Morsi. 5. Elementary schools in Hijaz/Abdul Latif Bin Duhaish. 6. The traditional texts used in the Persian Madrasahs/Seyyed Hossain Nasr. 7. Educational development in Turkey/Syed Majid Raza Jaffrey. 8. Perspectives in education/Abdul Haq Ansari. 9. Muslim approach to education/Mohammed Peer. 10. Muslims education in India/Y.B. Mathur. 11. Reorganisation of Madrasah education/Sayd Shahabuddin. 12. An educational and sociological perspectives/M.M.M. Mahroof. 13. Education. 14. The Azhar in the service of Islam and Arab contributions to the world/Shaikh Ahmad Hassan Faqoury. 15. The theological colleges of Najaf/Mohammed Fahdil Jamali. 16. The Arab college, Jerusalem/Mahmud Abidi. 17. Libraries and academies during the Buwayhid period. 18. The libraries of the Arabs/Olga Pinto. 19. The founders of the Buhar library/Hidayat Hosain. 20. Muslim contribution to libraries during the medieval times/Muhammad Rustam Ali Diwan. Vol.4: Arabic Literature and Thought: 1. Pre-Islamic Arabic poetry and poets/K.A. Fariq. 2. Three Arabian poets of the classical period/Haroun Mustafa Leon. 3. Some aspects of modern Arabic literature/A.K. Julius Germanus. 4. The Arabic printing press in Turkey and the Arab East/Maqsoud Ahmad. 5. Rhetorical criticism in Al-Jahiz's Al-Bayan Wa Al-Tabyin and Al-Hayawan/Yusuf Abu'l-Addus. 6. Ma'ruf Ar-Rusafi in Jerusalem/Safa Khulusi. 7. Mu'Jamu' I-Musannifin and its author/Syed Hashimi Faridabadi. 8. A study of Tahrid Ahl Al-Iman 'Ala Jihad 'Abdat Al-Sulban/K.M. Mohamed. 9. Symbol and reality in the writings of emile Habibi/Issa J. Boullata. 10. Al-Farabi on poetic syllogisms/Salim Kemal. 11. Of poets and poetry: the Islamic viewpoint. 12. In memoriam Joseph DeSomogyi (1899-1976)/Aileen Desomogyi. 13. Wit and humour in Arabic literature/D.S. Margoliouth. 14. Al-'Amidi/F. Krenkow. 15. The Diwan of Abu 'Ata' of Sind. Vol.5: Medieval Muslim Historiography: 1. Medieval Arabic historiography/G. Richtar. 2. The concept of history in the modern Arab World/Anwar G. Cheine. 3. Notes on the Arab calendar before Islam/Caussin de Perceval. 4. The topography of the Hijrah/F. Krenkow. 5. The earliest Persian manuscripts/G.H. Tasbihi. 6. Arab Historiography/Shukrieh R. Merlet. 7. Shibli's studies in Islamic history/Javed Ali Khan. 8. A valuable historical MS. of Arabic--Al-Iktifa/K.A. Fariq. 9. Arabic historical and literary sources. 10. Sayf b. 'Umar and the battle of the camel/Linda D. Lau. 11. The reign of Mu 'Awiyah/Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg. 12. The Tarikh-i-Bayhaq/Qari Syed Kaimulla Husaini. 13. Al-Beruni and the bed of Amu Darya/Hasan Askari Kazmi. 14. Ibn Khaldun and his history of Islamic civilization. 15. Ibn Khaldun on the origin, growth and decay of cities/Manzoor Alam. Vol.6: Muslim Rule in Deccan: 1. The deccan's contribution to Indian culture/Abdulla Chuqhtai. 2. Notes on the southern incense route of Arabia/Freya Stark. 3. Shaikh Muhammad Rukh Al-Din-his role in medieval deccan/Mohd. Suleman Siddiqui. 4. Political status of Nizamu'l Mulk Asaf Jah-I in the deccan (1713-1748 A.D.)/M.A. Nayeem. 5. The garden of the water mill: Aurangabad/W.E. Glad Stone Solomon. 6. Nizamu'l Mulk's vizierate/Yusuf Husain. 7. General Raymond of the Nizam's army/Jadunath Sarkar. 8. Masulipatam--a metropolitan port in the seventeenth century/Shah Manzur Alam. 9. Modern Urdu poets of Hyderabad/G. Yazdani. 10. The Arabian Larin/John Walker. 11. Ala-Ud-din Khalji's deccan expeditions. 12. Aurangzeb's relations with Bijapur/Azmat Ali Beg. 13. Ethnic change in the Bahmanid society at Bidar/Muhammad Suleiman Siddiqui. 14. Haidarabad under the Qutb Shahis/H.K. Sherwani. 15. Deccani preludes to Akbar's social and economic reforms/H.K. Sherwani. 16. The death of Haidar 'Ali/Irshad Husain Baqai. 17. Towards the archaeology of the medieval Shorapur Doab, deccan/K. Paddayya. 18. Inayat Jang collection/A.I. Tirmuzi. 19. The role of Nasir Jang, Rukn Al-Dawlah in the history of the deccan/Mir Hasan Ali. Vol.7: Sufism: Evolution and Practice: 1. Sufism: its evolution and practice/Mojibur Rahman. 2. The nature and meaning of Tawakkul in Sufism/Darshan Singh. 3. Foreign terms in Sufism: a survey of Chinese influences/Ahmad Anani. 4. The doctrine of sluk: its Chinese origins/S. Mahdihassan. 5. Sufi orders in Islamic religion and society/Akhtar Qamber. 6. Sufi interpretation of the Qur'an: Al-Ghazali as a proponent/Muhammad Abul Quaseem. 7. Tasawwuf: its doctrine and practice/Kutpi Ibrahim. 8. Developments in Sufism in Safavid Persia/Hossain Mirjafari. 9. Sufism and the concept of knowledge/S.M. Rahman & Others. 10. The Sufi concept of knowledge and its implications for the life/Mir Valiuddin. 11. Sufi studies: problems and issues/E.A. Poliakova. 12. Cleaning of the heart: the Sufi approach/Mir Valiuddin. 13. Problems of translating Sufi texts from Indo-Persian to American English/Bruce B. Lawrence. 14. Unusual Sufi Utterances: problems of interpretations/Walter J. Eisenbeis. Vol.8: Studies in Islamic Economics: 1. Economic theory in classical Arabic literature/Joseph Desomogyi. 2. Financing in modern Islamic economy/M. Raquibuz Zaman. 3. Teaching of economics at the University level in Muslim countries/M. Nejathullah Siddiqi. 4. State intervention in trade in classical Arabic literature/Joseph Desomggyi. 5. Islam's solution of the basic economic problems/M. Hamidullah. 6. The Islamic state and economic development: a theoretical analysis/Sulayman S. Nyang. 7. Jizyah in early Islam/Muhammad Al-Faruque. 8. The fiscal policy of Umar Ibn 'Abd Al-'Aziz/A. Anwar Zainal Abidin. 9. Bayt Al-Mal and banks in the medieval Muslim world/S.M. Imamuddin. 10. Islamic banking: historical aspects/S.M. Imamuddin. 11. Fiscal matters in Islam/S. Khuda Bukhsh. 12. The Diwan of 'Umar Ibn Al-Khattab/Matti I. Moosa. Vol.9: Mughal India: 1. Social condition at the court of Akbar and its influence on society/Azher Ansari. 2. Akbar's eclecticism and Parliament of religions/C.S. Srinivasachari. 3. The hunt of the Great Mughals/Mohd. Azher Ansari. 4. The Harem of the Great Mughals (part I)/Mohd Azher Ansari. 5. The Harem of the Great Mughals (part II)/Mohd. Azher Ansari. 6. The Mughul nobility/Mubarak Ali. 7. The titles of the Mughul nobility/Mubarak Ali. 8. The Mughul nobility/Husian Khan. 9. Influence of orthodoxy at the Mughul court/S. Moinul Haq. 10. Revenue-estimation and realization in the Mughal Empire/B.L. Bhadani. 11. Aurangzeb's Farman on land tax: an analysis in the light of Fatawa-I Alamgiri/Zafarul Islam. 12. Nature of landed property in Mughal India/Zafarul Islam. 13. The Mughals and the Rajput chiefs/Sunita L. Zaidi. 14. Mansab salary scales under Jahangir and Shahjahan/Irfan Habib. 15. Mughal Jagirdari system/M.A. Nayeem. 16. The Taj Mahal: its architecture/H.I.S. Kanwar. 17. Subterranean chambers of the Taj Mahal/H.I.S. Kanwar. Vol.10: Mughal India: 18. The Taj Mahal: its cost/H.I.S. Kanwar. 19. The site of the Taj Mahal/H.I.S. Kanwar. 20. Mughul farmans on the land of the Taj Mahal/R. Nath. 21. Building material in the monuments of Fatehpur Sikri--Agra/Naheed Khan. 22. Chauburj: the tomb of Babur at Agra/R. Nath. 23. Bazars in Mughal India: an essay in architectural study and interpretation/K.K. Mohammed. 24. The design of the Charbagh garden/H.I.S. Kanwar. 25. In the garden of the Taj Mahal/W.E. Gladstone Solomon. 26. Colour and the Moghul/W.E. Gladstone Solomon. 27. Places and gardens of the Mughals/Mohd. Azher Ansari. 28. Mughul gardens/Subhash Parihar. 29. The Abdar Khanah of Mughals/Azher Ansari. 30. The houses of the nobility in Mughal India/K.M. Mohammed. 31. The art of Fresco painting/Ahmad Nabi Khan. 32. Painters of Akbar's court/Anis Farouqi. 33. The Mughul artist Farrukh Chela's painting/D.N. Verma. 34. Mughul period monuments at Sukkur/Khan Muhammad. 35. Monuments of later Mughul period at Begumpura/Mohammad Afzal Khan. 36. Historical and architectural analysis of white marble Pavilion of King Shahjahan (Deewan-i-Khas) at Lahore Fort, Lahore/Makin Khan. 37. Geometric part-study of the Lahore Fort/Aalia Jabeen. 38. Sara'i Lashkar Khan/Subhash Parihar. 39. Mughul monuments at Palosai Piran/Abdul Azeem. 40. Mughul buildings of Sarail/MD. Abdul Bari. 41. Laldighi Masjid: a rare type of Mughul mosque/Muhammad Abdul Bari. Vol.11: Islamic Thought Growth and Development: 1. The religion of Islam: an introduction/Ahmad A. Galwash. 2. Islam—the religion of submission: an introduction/Mushir Ul-Haq. 3. Exposition of the religion of Islam/E.A. Poliakova. 4. Some aspects of religious life/Mir Valiuddin. 5. A Muslim’s devotions/S. Vahiduddin. 6. The path of God/Dayang Muda of Sarawak. 7. Hadith literature: influence on Arabic linquistics and lexicography/M.Z. Siddiqi. 8. Origins and development of the Hadith literature/M.Z. Siddiqi. 9. Al-Harith B. Sa’id Al-Kadhdhab: a claimant to prophecy/D.M. Dunlop. 10. The book of strife of Nuaim Ibn Hammad al-Marwazi/F. Krenkow. 11. Muslim creed according to the traditionists and the rationalists/Muhammad Abdul Rahman Bisar. 12. The meaning of ‘Islam’ in Hadith literature/Jane I. Smith. 13. Al-Ghazali’s on Islamic piety/Muhammad Abul Quasim. 14. Muhammad and world unity/Khalid Sheldrake. 15. Muhammad the prophet/K.S. Ramakrishna Rao. Vol.12: The Ideal Way of Life: 1. Islamic studies and the European imagination/Aziz Al-Azmeh. 2. Philosophus autodidactus: lineage and perspective/Sami S. Hawi. 3. The place of Rumi in Muslim thought/Imtiaz Ahmad. 4. Neoplatonism and its impact on Muslim thought/Mohd. Noor Nabi. 5. Al-Ash’ari and Mu’tazilites on evil/Mohammed Yusoff Hussain. 6. Perfect man according to Ibn Al-‘Arabi/William C. Chittick. 7. Methodology of understanding Islam/Bashir A. Dabla. 8. Al-Farabi and his theory of dreams/Mu’tazid Wali ur-Rahman. 9. Muhammad Ali’s Islamic Weltanschauung: an appraisal/Jamal Khawaja. 10. The predicament of the Muslim intelligentsia/Syed Ali Ashraf. 11. Developments of the thought/Mohd. Noor Nabi. 12. Development of Dogma/M.Z. Siddiqi. 13. The future of Islamic studies/Ziauddin Sardar. 14. Iqbal’s religious thought/Annemarie Schimmel. 15. Islamization of knowledge: the general principles and the workplan/Isma’il Raji Al-Faruqi. 16. Islamization through art: implications for education/Lois Lamya’ Al-Faruqi. Vol.13: Sufi Saints: 1. Imam Musa Al-Kazim and Sufi tradition/Hamid Algar. 2. Abu’I Hasan Al-Shadhili’s Ahzab/Awad M. Al-Jemaey. 3. Shaikh Nizam-ud-din Auliya/R.N. Das. 4. Syed Muhammad Al-Husaini Gesudaraz/Motasim A. Azad. 5. The contemporaries of Mawlana Muhammad Sadiq Kashmiri/Muhammad Saleem Akhtar. 6. Life and works of Sayyid Ali Hamadani/Agha Hussain Hamadani. 7. Shaykh Diya Al-Din Nakhshabi his life and Persian works/Sajidullah Tafhimi. 8. Hadrat Sayyid Jalal Mir Surkh Bukhari of Uch Sharif/Mir Hasan Ali. 9. Tomb of Sharaf Un-Nisa Begum known as Sarvwala Maqbara at Lahore/Masood ul-Hasan Khokhar. 10. Hadrat Nizamuddin Aulia/M. Hafiz Syed. 11. The life and mission of Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindi/M. Abdul Haq Ansari. 12. Baba Farid Ganj-I-Shankar and his mystical philosophy/Mohd. Noor Nabi. 13. Islamic influence on later saints. 14. Islamic impact on sixteenth century saints. 15. Ibrahim Ibn Adham/Russell Jones. 16. Sarmad: his life and quatrains/B.A. Hashmi. Vol.14: Muslim Political Thought in India: 1. Muslim political thought in India during the fourteenth century/K.A. Nizami. 2. Islam in India before Shah Waliullah/Freeland Abbott. 3. Muslim nationalism: conflicting ideologies of Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb/Arshad Syed Karim. 4. Nationalist ‘Ulama’s interpretation of Shah Wali Allah’s thought and movement-I/Shafique Ali Khan. 5. The nationalist ‘Ulama’s interpretation of Shah Wali Allah’s thought and movement-II/Shafique Ali Khan. 6. Muslim political thought and activity in India during the 19 century/Taufiq Ahmad Nizami. 7. The Mujahidin movement in modern India/Y.B. Mathur. 8. The Jihad movement of Sayyid Ahmad and Ambella expedition/Ghulam Muhammad Jaffar. 9. Genesis of Muslim nationalism: Enayat Ali and Abdullah/Arshad Syed Karim. 10. ‘Ulama’ in changing society/Hk. Arifin Mansurnoor. 11. The Shaikh Al-Islam in Indian history/Mushirul Haq. 12. The decline of the role of the Qadis in India/Uma Yaduvansh. Vol.15: Islam and the Western World: 1. Muslim contribution to the European renaissance/Iftikhar Haider Malik. 2. An anonymous Andalusian Elegy on the war of Granada/S.A. Hanna. 3. Relations between Latin America and the Islamic world/T.B. Irving. 4. Gulf relations with the west: an historical survey (Part I)/Ahmad Anani. 5. Gulf relations with the west: an historical survey (Part II)/Ahmad Anani. 6. Britain in Malaya/Muhammad Saleem Ahmad. 7. Prophet of Doom/John Richmond. 8. Ameer Ali in London: a new scenario/Muhammad Yusuf Abbasi. 9. The Bilallians of the United States/Iftikhar H. Malik. 10. The Vatican and the Palestinian question/Andrei Kreutz. 11. The Ummah and the predicament of Muslim minorities/Syed Z. Abedin. 12. Muslim religious conservatism and dissent in the USSR/Alexandre Bennigsen and Chantal Lemercier-Quelquejay. 13. Moriscos/S.M. Imamuddin. 14. The Muslim intellectual émigré in the United States/S.S. Nyang and Mumtaz Ahmad. 15. Iqbal—poet between India and Europe/Gerhard Bowering. 16. The western image of Islam: political implications/I.H. Azad Faruqi. 17. Arab cultural consolidation: a response to European colonialism/Ibrahim Abu-Lughod. 18. British imperial interests and the maintenance of the Ottoman Empire/George J. Koury. 19. Cordova as an intellectual centre/Mumtaz Moin. Vol.16: Islamic Political Thought: 1. Anglo-French diplomacy in Kabul/S.R. Bakshi. 2. Iqbal’s contribution to Muslim political thought/Ansar Zahid Khan. 3. Iqbal’s political thought/Fazlur Rahman. 4. Iqbal’s contribution to modern Islamic thought. 5. Political thought of Jalal al-Din Dawwani/Mahmood Ahmad Ghazi. 6. Al-Mawardi’s contribution to Islamic political thought/A. Al-Baghdadi. 7. Plotinus and Iban Sina. 8. Al-Farabi’s classification of states/Saiyed Ali Sajjad. 9. Sara’i Lashkar Khan. 10. Pan-Islamism in the nineteenth century. 11. Arab diplomacy and Anglo French power politics. 12. Vicissitudes of Java/Shafaat Ahmad Khan. 13. The Afghans/S.M. Imamuddin. 14. Despotism of the Surs. 15. The Mughul nobility. 16. The Islamic renaissance in the modern Arab world/Ibrahim M. Abu Rabi. Vol.17: Islamic Institutions: 1. Islam and knowledge/Abdel Halim Mahmoud. 2. The inspiration Islam gave to cultivation of knowledge and learning/Abdul Ali. 3. Islam’s solution of the basic economic problems/E.A. Poliakova. 4. Some aspects of Muslim education and culture/Ziya-ul Hasan Faruqi. 5. Some reflections on Islamic education/Syed H.H. Nadvi. 6. Youth and moral education/M. Mahdi Allam. 7. Religion and the protection of youth from misbehaviour and intellectual deviation/Moh. Khalafallah Ahmad. 8. Religion and the youth/Abdullah Knoun. 9. Belief among youth/D. Ibrahim al-Labban. 10. The Qur’an on Islamic education/Sheikh Nadim al-Ghisr. 11. The Islamic pulpit as a medium in the Iranian constitutional revolution/Asghar Fathi. 12. The myth of race/Abdel al-Aziz Kamel. 13. Circumcision: the clitoral inferno/Munawar A. Anees. 14. Institution of Waqf/Mohd. Zain b. Haji Othman. 15. Studies on Islamic education: an interpretive essay/Munawar Ahmad Anees and Alia N. Athar. 16. The social and political functions of the mosque in the Muslim community/Asghar Fathi. 17. New moon’s visibility and monthly lunar date lines: calculations for important dates in 1979/M. Ilyas. 18. The Muslim community and the place of mosque in its life/Mushirul Haq. Vol.18: Perspectives in Islamic Law: 1. The structure of the law. 2. The importance of Hadith as a source of Islamic law/M. Zubayr Siddiqi. 3. The Mughal system of escheat and the Islamic law of inheritance/Zafarul Islam. 4. Sunna’s role in expounding Islamic rulings and refutation of suspicions cast on its authenticity/Sheikh Aly El-Khafif. 5. The Shari’a. 6. Divorce in the Islamic context/Jamshid Momeni. 7. The intricacy of Al-‘Awl/Musa Ali Ajetunmobi. 8. Judicial system under ‘Umar the great/Muhammad Yusuf Guraya. 9. The status of Islamic law in Nigeria/Sulieman Kumo. 10. Muslim family law in South Asia/Lucy Carroll. 11. The development of Muslim law in Sri Lanka/M.N.M. Kamil Asad. 12. The supremacy of Shari’at law in Islamic society/S.M. Yusuf. 13. Secularization of Islamic law and institutions in Turkey: a socio-historic analysis/Dogu Ergil. Vol.19: Islamic Influence in the World: 1. Caliphate and kingship in mediaeval Persia. 2. Cultural life in Persia/L. Bogdanov. 3. The administration of justice in modern Persia/Mohammed Habib. 4. The foundations of ancient Egyptian religion/G.D. Hornblower. 5. The awakening of Turkish literature/Julius Germanus. 6. The role of the Turks in Islam/Julius Germanus. 7. Traces of Arab influence in Portugal/E. Rusenthal. 8. Muslim intercourse with Burma/M. Sidiq Khan. 9. The young Turks and the Arabs (1909-1912)/Tagelsir Ahmad Harran. 10. The impact of the world capitalist system of Ottoman society/Dogu Ergil-Robert I. Rhodes. 11. A critical study of Indo-Persian style of painting/Anis Farooqi. 12. A note on bureaucracy and school in early Islamic Iran/Richard N. Frye. 13. Amr b. Al’As and his conquest of Egypt/Abu Nayeem Md. Raisuddin. Vol.20: Islam: The Religion of Submission: 1. Theory of state/S. Rizwan Ali Rizvi. 2. The history of the Muslim state/S.D. Goitein. 3. Muslim administration/Elie Salem. 4. The Islamic state: theoretical perspectives/Asghar Ali Engineer. 5. In the middle east/George M. Haddad. 6. The young Turks and anti-colonial struggle/Dogu Ergil. 7. The rejection of western models of Government in the Arab World/Tareq Y. Ismael. 8. Al-Hajjaj Ibn Yusuf Al-Thaqafi. 9. On the death of Aurangzeb. 10. Life and times of Nizam Al-Mulk Tusi. 11. The life and works of Fakhr-i-Mudabbir. 12. Life, times and works of IBN Rushd. 13. The restoration of Jerusalem/Muhammed M. Al-Fahham. 14. The expansion and present distribution of Islam. 15. The state and religion in a plural society: the Nigerian experience/Siyan Oyeweso.
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