Record Number : 89504 of 13452

Title : Islam and Islamic studies resources

Description :
Adrift in a sea of polemics and postulation, the wonderful 'Islam and Islamic studies resources' website is a truly welcome presence on the Internet for its commitment to collecting and evaluating useful Internet resources on the Islamic faith. Maintained by Dr Alan Godlas at the University of Georgia, these pages seek to provide a scholarly overview of Islam, and Islam related issues, with the site divided into a series of categories that introduce the reader to an array of historical and contemporary discussions, but which are detailed enough to entice the most discerning of users. By combining introductory summary material with links to additional external sites, the author provides not only a brief tutorial in Islam but simultaneously identifies and critiques the best Islamic resources on the net. Categories include everything from the basic divisions in Islam, to mysticism, science, women's issues, history and art. Most sections offer additional bibliographic material, and new students will find the collection of bibliographic links and glossary of terms especially helpful. Those who wish to learn about Islam through electronic resources while remaining confident of the quality of material would do well to begin here.

URL : http://www.uga.edu/islam/

Uncontrolled Keywords : Islamic studies

Controlled Keywords : Islam;

Language : eng;

Period : 500 - 1000 CE; 1000 - 1200 CE; 13th Century; 14th Century; 15th Century; 16th Century; 17th Century; 18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 2000 - present

Geographic Name : Middle East, North America

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