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Virtually Islamic

Islamic Studies Pathways - an Academic Guide to Islamic Studies Resources on the Internet - the old url is no more. Please point your browsers to Islamic Studies Pathways' more recent home. Islamic Studies Pathways has been running since 1996, and was the foundation for much of my subsequent research. You can also check out a new version (in progress) via Tumblr: Islamic Studies Pathways

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Comments - iMuslims

"iMuslims will be welcomed by all who want to understand the impact of the Internet on Islam and the Muslim world today. Gary Bunt, leading expert on Islam, provides a fascinating picture of the Internet as a vehicle for transformation of mainstream Islam as well as a propaganda and recruitment tool for militants." John L. Esposito, Georgetown University, co-author of Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think

"iMuslims is an excellent guide to the emergence of "specific forms of online Islam"" Ziauddin Sardar, The Independent

" ... an interesting, easy to-digest book that is a must-read for basic and advanced courses in religious studies, digital media, and international communication. It can also be a useful guide for those interested in learning more about the fascinating world of online Islam."

Mohammed el-Nawawy, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 26:4

" ... for young super-surfers, as well as for practitioners in a growing field, it will be a valuable addition to the literature" Roger Hardy [BBC World Service], Journal of Islamic Studies

"Pick up Gary Bunt's 'iMuslims: Rewiring the House of Islam' and learn that for every online al-Qaeda recruiter there are thousands more Muslims reforming Islam online." Mona Eltahawy,, Muslims Online Encourage Debate, Not Hate