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    An unrivalled resource for the study of the Islamic world including to translations of the Qur'an seamlessly combined with reference material, primary texts, hundreds of maps and images, interactive timelines, and more.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online

    www.oxfordislamicstudies.com

    Dr. John L. Esposito

    • More than 6,000 articles from major Oxford reference works cover all aspects of the Islamic world, giving students ready access to the most authoritative scholarship in the field
    • The first and only electronic version of Hanna E. Kassiss' Concordance of the Quran links to the sites two translations of the Quran, offering the ability to access this essential text in a way no other Islamic studies resource can
    • 250+ primary source documents selected and translated by leading scholars include excerpts from seminal books, transcripts of speeches, fatwas, statements posted on Arabic internet sites and other sources
    • Carefully selected links to trustworthy external websites saves students and researchers time and spare confusion about the validity of online sources
    • Lesson plans to serve as course development tools, aid lecture preparation, stimulate ideas, or supplement and enhance existing syllabi
    • New and revised content added in regular updates to keep your syllabus on the cutting edge with the most current thinking by top scholars, especially vital in such a rapidly developing field

    An unrivalled resource for the study of the Islamic world including to translations of the Qur'an seamlessly combined with reference material, primary texts, hundreds of maps and images, interactive timelines, and more.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online

    Dr. John L. Esposito

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    This authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, and community groups, to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture. The site is regularly updated as new content is commissioned and approved under the guidance of Editor in Chief, John L. Esposito.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online offers a multi-layered reference experience designed to provide a first stop for anyone in need of information and context on Islam. This dynamic resource includes more than 6,000 articles from Oxford reference works, supporting primary source documents, maps and images, 2 translations of the Qur'an, and the first and only online-version of Hanna E. Kassis' A Concordance to the Qur'an.

    At the heart of Oxford Islamic Studies Online are a number of core content titles, including the six volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture, and John L. Esposito's What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, which help illuminate the Islamic world for everyone from the new student to the serious researcher.

    The site also includes a growing Learning Resources area which features study and teaching aids for the further exploration of Oxford Islamic Studies Online and the field of Islamic studies in general. Key resources include a growing collection of lesson plans and thematic guides, as well as a specially commissioned A-to-Z glossary which provides short definitions of Islamic terms. New regional updates, add an extra layer of content, focusing on specific regions within the Islamic world.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online is updated with new content and revised articles three times per year. In addition to this, Focus On essays are updated six times per year, keeping researchers informed of advances in the field.

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    An unrivalled resource for the study of the Islamic world including to translations of the Qur'an seamlessly combined with reference material, primary texts, hundreds of maps and images, interactive timelines, and more.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online

    Dr. John L. Esposito

    Editorial Board

    John L. Esposito is the University Professor of Religion and International Affairs at Georgetown University and the Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

    An unrivalled resource for the study of the Islamic world including to translations of the Qur'an seamlessly combined with reference material, primary texts, hundreds of maps and images, interactive timelines, and more.

    Oxford Islamic Studies Online

    Dr. John L. Esposito

    Reviews and Awards

    2007 AAP/PSP Best Website Honorable Mention
    2007 Best Reference of the Year Library Journal
    2008 Editors Choice Booklist

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