About the Journal

Established in 1984, AJISS is a quarterly, double blind peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary journal, published by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), and distributed worldwide. The journal showcases a wide variety of scholarly research on all facets of Islam and the Muslim world.

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Current Issue

Vol 36 No 3 (2019): American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

SPECIAL ISSUE: (Mis)Representations of Islam: Politics, Community, and Advocacy

Professor Timothy Daniels and his colleagues, Meryem Zaman, Robert Hefner, and James Edmonds, chose AJISS for the publication of their important and timely research. This issue showcases leading and emerging anthropologists who have come together to address the layers of misrepresentation and marginalization that various Muslim groups experience. Each article has been independently reviewed and are ably introduced by Professor Timothy Daniels.

AJISS' Editorial Team always welcomes scholars of Islam as well as those of Muslim societies focused on Islamic thought and Muslim practice to consider submitting their collected papers to AJISS for special issues.

Published: 2019-07-10


Muslims, Catholics, and the Secular State

Robert William Hefner
Abstract 159 | PDF Downloads 2

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Transnational Theological Encounters

Meryem F Zaman
Abstract 76 |

Smelling Baraka

James Michael Edmonds
Abstract 72 |

Book Review

In Quest of Justice

Omar Anchassi
Abstract 113 | PDF Downloads 4

Page 70-75

Repentance and the Return to God

Imad Jafar
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 0

Page 76-81

Sufis, Salafis, and Islamists

Muneeza Rizvi
Abstract 113 | PDF Downloads 1

Page 82-86

Modern Muslim Theology

Faraz Sheikh
Abstract 91 | PDF Downloads 0

Page 87-91

Speaking Qurʼan

Nicole Correri
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 0

Page 91-97

The Muslim Brotherhood

Mohammad Dawood Sofi
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 0

The Wars of Jurisprudence

Gowhar Quadir Wani
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 0

Page 101-103