AJISS, established in 1984, 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 including subjects such as anthropology, history, philosophy and metaphysics, politics, psychology, religious law, and traditional Islam.


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Review Essay

The Objectives of Maqaṣid al-Shariʻah

Ahmed Elewa
Abstract 195 | PDF Downloads 232 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1226

Page 117-124

Book Reviews

The Closing of the Muslim Mind

Frank Griffel
Abstract 504 | PDF Downloads 283 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1227

Page 124-127

Earth Empire and Sacred Text

Mahan Mirza
Abstract 106 | PDF Downloads 130 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1229

Page 127-130

Where East Meets West

Amr G. E. Sabet
Abstract 209 | PDF Downloads 131 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1230

Page 131-134

Emirati Women

Manata Hashemi
Abstract 112 | PDF Downloads 119 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1232

Page 134-137

Visualizing Belief and Piety in Iranian Shi‘ism

Edith Szanto
Abstract 202 | PDF Downloads 142 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1234

Page 137-140

Jihad in Saudi Arabia

Sadek Hamid
Abstract 178 | PDF Downloads 204 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1235

Page 140-142

Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam

Mohammad Fadel
Abstract 256 | PDF Downloads 219 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1237

Page 142-145


Not Truth But Tolerance

Sherman A. Jackson
Abstract 138 | PDF Downloads 138 | DOI https://doi.org/10.35632/ajis.v28i4.1238

Page 146-161