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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 35 (2016)

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Articles

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Dorothea Schulz, Tea Virtanen 3-10
“Heard about the Good-Deed-Sayers?” Islam and everyday conversations on religious difference in Harar, Ethiopia EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Patrick Desplat 11-42
“We must all go to the Hangar”: Performing Bellah group membership in the refugee camp in Abala, Niger EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Souleymane Diallo 43-69
“Muslims of the spirits”-“Muslims of the mosque”: Performing contested ideas of being Muslim in northern Mozambique EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Daria Trentini 70-106
Fragile bodies and Sensuous Spirits: performing womenly virtues in a contemporary Egyptian brotherhood EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Paola Abenante 107-132
God’s Name is not a Game: Performative Apologetics in Sufi Dhikr Performance in Senegal EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Joseph Hill 133-162
Book Review: The writings of Mauritania and the western Sahara EMAIL FULL TEXT
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Shamil Jeppie 163-166


ISSN: 0257-7062
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