Special Issue "Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations"

A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 April 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Uriya Shavit

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Tel Aviv University
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Interests: Modern Muslim theology and law; Islam and the West; Muslim minorities in the West; fiqh al-aqalliyyat al-Muslima

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We welcome submission in particular on the following themes: Contemporary Islamic discourses on the past, present and future of Western societies and their relations with Islam; the Orientalism and Occidentalism debates reexamined; Islamic law and theology on Muslims living as minorities in majority non-Muslim countries and Christians living as minorities in majority Muslim societies; and the sociology of Muslim minorities in the West.

Prof. Dr. Uriya Shavit
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Religions is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charges (APCs) of 550 CHF (Swiss Francs) per published paper are partially funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched for a limited number of papers per year. Please contact the editorial office before submission to check whether KU waivers, or discounts are still available. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Islam and the west
  • Muslim minorities in the West
  • non-Muslim minorities in Muslim countries
  • fiqh al-aqalliyyat al-Muslima

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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