Scholars from all over the world research Ibadi Islam, however many people have different ways of spelling words related to the Ibadiyah. Below is a list of different spellings relating to Ibadites in English as well as in Arabic, French, and German. This list should help you in finding materials for your research.
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Discovering Oman, Ibadi Islam, and the Indian Ocean - Valerie Hoffman
A Description of New Ibadi Manuscripts from North Africa - A. K. Ennami
Berbers and Blacks: Ibadi Slave Traffic in 8th Century North Africa - Elizabeth Savage
Survival through Alliance: The Establishment of the Ibadiyya - Elizabeth Savage
The Ibadi Imama - J. C. Wilkinson
People of Truth and Dignity: al-Ibadiya: History, Methodology & Principles - Zakariya al Muharrmi (translated into English by: Khalsa Hamed al Aghbari)
BBC Radio Program: Heart and Soul: Faith in Oman, Accepting the Other
Episode Two: Ibadi Islam, Faith in Oman
Welcome to the Ibadi Islam LibGuide. Here you will find a selection of resources to start you off in your research of this fascinating sect of Islam. If you have any comments or suggestions, we would be more than happy to have them. Enjoy!
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Below is a spreadsheet of books pertaining to Ibadi Islam that has been compiled and uploaded to the LibGuide and that are available for check out at the UIUC Library. The books are arranged by author, title, call number, and the number of volumes a book title has in Arabic and Roman script. The document may be downloaded but keep in mind that library staff will be updating the list as the library continues to acquire more books on Ibadi Islam.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Middle East and North Africa Studies Librarian Laila Hussein or any other library staff about checking out and borrowing library materials.
The following are dissertations relating to Ibadites that are available through UIUC's database and online collections (Click here to search for more dissertations and theses):
The Origin and Development of the Ibadi Imamate Ideal - Adam R. Gaiser
Early medieval Ifriqiya, a reassessment of the Ibadiyya - Elizabeth R. Savage
Heterodoxy and culture: The legacy of the Khawarij in Islamic History - Jeffrey T. Kenney
The Djerban Diaspora: A Tunisian Study of Migration and Ethnicity - Margaret P. Wilder