Islam

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Terror and Tolerance: The Challenge of Inclusion of Muslims in Western Europe (Chapter in At the Forefront of Political Psychology Essays in Honor of John L. Sullivan)

March 2020

At the Forefront of Political Psychology pays tribute to John L. Sullivan, one of the most influential political psychologists of his generation.

The containment of the Islamic State: A realist case to engage a hybrid actor

July 2019

Next to military means, causing disruption and interdiction, Western and local powers also relied on policies of containment to halt the expansion of the Islamic State’s territorial strongholds....

Guarding Traditions and Laws—Disciplining Bodies and Souls: Tradition, science, and religion in the age of Ottoman reform

October 2018

This article examines the religious and intellectual dynamics behind the Ottoman military reform movement, known as the New Order, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries....

Mirrors for Princes and Sultans: Advice on the Art of Governance in the Medieval Christian and Islamic Worlds

August 2018

When did European modes of political thought diverge from those that existed in other world regions?

Closeness before the law: purity, prayer, and al-Tulaytuli's Mukhtasar

July 2016

The present study focuses on the intersection between Islamic jurisprudence, poetics, and manuscript culture in the secret Muslim communities (moriscos) of sixteenth-century Aragon.

Muslim and Jewish women: Historical and cultural contexts

July 2016

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of...

Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies

January 2016

Amid mounting fears of violent Islamic extremism, many Europeans ask whether Muslim immigrants can integrate into historically Christian countries.

Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

May 2010

Though Alexander the Great lived more than seventeen centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern...

A Memorandum for the President of the Royal Audiencia and Chancery Court of the City and Kingdom of Granada

November 2007

Conquered in 1492 and colonized by invading Castilians, the city and kingdom of Granada faced radical changes imposed by its occupiers throughout the first half of the sixteenth century—including...

Covert Gestures: Crypto-Islamic Literature as Cultural Practice in Early Modern Spain

May 2005

The first cultural analysis of the secret literature of sixteenth-century Spain’s Muslim communities.Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and...