restricted access   Volume 8, Number 4, Autumn 2015

Table of Contents


New Light on the Collection and Authenticity of the Qurʾan: The Case for the Existence of a ‘Master Copy’ and how it Relates to the Reading of Ḥafṣ ibn Sulaymān from ʿĀṣim ibn Abī al-Nujūd

pp. 409-448

The Ṣāliḥiyyah School in Qazvīn and Shiʿi Religious Authority, with an Emphasis on Scholars from the Baraghānī Family

pp. 449-472

Marjaʿiyyah from Below: Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religious Authority

pp. 473-489

Ashura in the Malay-Indonesian World: The Ten Days of Muḥarram in Sumatra as Depicted by Nineteenth-Century Dutch Scholars

pp. 491-505

Book Reviews

Spiritual Gems: The Mystical Qur’an Commentary Ascribed by the Ṣūfīs to Imām Jaʿ far al-Ṣādiq (d. 148/175) trans. and annotated by Farhana Mayer (review)

pp. 507-511

Al-Māturīdī and the Development of Sunnī Theology in Samarqand by Ulrich Rudolph (review)

pp. 512-515

Arab Occidentalism: Images of America in the Middle East by Eid Mohamed (review)

pp. 516-517

The Shrines of the ʿAlids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shiʿis and the Architecture of Coexistence by Stephennie Mulder (review)

pp. 518-520

Twelver Shiism: Unity and Diversity in the Life of Islam, 632 to 1722 by Andrew J. Newman (review)

pp. 521-524

Annäherung an Toleranz: Ausgangspunkte, Kontexte und zeitgenössische Interpretationen des Toleranzbegriffs aus dem schiitischen Islam by Stephan Kokew (review)

pp. 525-529

Book Notes

pp. 531-535


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