Published by the Center for Islamic Sciences twice a year in summer and winter


ISSN  1929-9435 (Print); 1929-9443 (Online)

Editor: Muzaffar Iqbal

Frequency: 2 (summer and winter)
Current/last Issue: Volume 15 (Winter 2017) No 2

This journal started in 2003 as Islam & Science. Beginning with the Summer 2013 issue, it was renamed as Islamic Sciences; the journal has maintained its serial numbering. Thus the first issue under the new title was Volume 11 (Summer 2013) No. 1.

Islamic Sciences has ceased; winter 2017 was the last issue



Volume 15     Winter 2017         Number 2

Volume 15     Summer 2017       Number 1  

Volume 14     Winter 2016       Number

Volume 14     Summer 2016       Number 1 

Volume 13     Winter 2015       Number 2

Volume 13     Summer 2015       Number 1

Volume 12     Winter 2014       Number 2

Volume 12    Summer 2014      Number 1

Volume 11    Winter 2013       Number 2

Volume 11    Summer 2013    Number 1


First Ten Years of Islamic Sciences (as Islam & Science)

Volume 1-10 (2003-2012)

 Volume 10    Winter 2012       Number 2

Volume 10   Summer 2012      Number 1

Volume 9     Winter 2011        Number 2 (Special issue on al-Ghazali)

Volume 9     Summer 2011      Number 1

Volume 8     Winter  2010        Number 2

Volume 8     Summer 2010      Number 1

Volume 7      Winter 2009        Number 2

Volume 7      Summer 2009      Number 1

Volume 6      Winter 2008         Number 2

Volume 6      Summer 2008      Number 1

Volume 5      Winter 2007      Number 2

Volume 5      Summer 2007      Number 1

Volume 4      Winter 2006         Number 2

Volume 4      Summer 2006      Number 1

Volume 3      Winter 2005         Number 2

Volume 3      Summer 2005      Number 1

Volume 2      Winter 2004         Number 2

Volume 2      Summer 2004      Number 1

Volume 1      December 2003    Number 2

Volume  1     June 2003            Number 1


Editor: Muzaffar Iqbal

International Advisory Board  

  • Seyyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
  • Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Dallal, Georgetown University, Qatar
  • Hamza Yusuf Hanson, Zaytuna College, USA
  • Syed Nomanul Haq, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Roshdi Rashed, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France
  • Mustafa Abu Sway, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine
  • Muhammad Suheyl Umar, Iqbal Academy, Lahore, Pakistan

Aims and Scope

Islamic Sciences is a journal of Islamic perspectives on science, civilization and intellectual history. It is dedicated to a creative exploration of the natural and human sciences. The journal publishes articles which critically evaluate contemporary knowledge as seen from within the framework of traditional Islamic thought and learning. It explores ways to renew rigorous and productive links with the intellectual tradition of Islam in order to enhance our understanding of God, life, the cosmos and the human condition.

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