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The Journal for Islamic Studies (JIS) is a peer-reviewed journal and is included in the list of Approved Journals compiled by the Department of Education of the republic of South Africa. The Journal is published by the Centre for Contemporary Islam, based at the University of Cape Town; and is indexed in the ATLA Religion Database ® a product of the American Theological Library Association. It is committed to the publication of original research on Islam as culture and civilization. It particularly welcomes work of an interdisciplinary nature that brings together history, religion, politics, culture and law.  The Journal has a special focus on Islam in Africa, and on contemporary Islamic Thought. All articles are subject to review by experts in the field.

Vol 37 (2018)

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Articles

Introduction EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Laurens de Rooij 3-5
On being South African Muslims, Islamists and women: Expressions of agency and religious construction through the lens of biographies EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Gadija Ahjum 6-32
The agency of Muslim mothers and those whom they mothered EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Laurens de Rooij, Hengameh Ashraf Emami 33-57
Ara dreams: one Malian woman’s reflection on fertility, Islam, and dream interpretation EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Dianna Bell 58-73
Everyday lived Islam: Malaysian Muslim women’s performance of religiosity online EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Siti Mazidah Haji Mohamad 74-100
Contemporary ‘Non-culamāɔ’ Hausa women and Islamic discourses on television screens EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Musa Ibrahim 101-119
Queer Muslims in South Africa: engaging Islamic tradition EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Francesco Piraino, Laura Zambelli 120-144
Book Review: Islamic Law and Muslim Same-Sex Unions EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Nadeem Mahomed 145-149


ISSN: 0257-7062
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