Publications

  • Book Chapters

    Stearns, Justin K., “The Legal Status of Science in the Muslim World in the Early Modern Period: an initial consideration of fatwas from three Maghribi sources,” in Ahmed, Sadeghi, Bonner (eds.), The Islamic Scholarly Tradition: Studies in Islamic History, Law, and Thought in Honor of Professor Michael Allan Cook on His Seventieth Birthday (Leiden: Brill, 2011), 265-90.

    Stearns, Justin K., “Enduring the Plague: Ethical behavior in the fatwas of an 8th/14th century mufti and theologian,” in Muslim Medical Ethics: From Theory to Practice, eds. Jonathan Brockopp and Thomas Eich (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008), 38-54.

  • Encylopedia Articles

    Stearns, Justin K., Entries for al-Hasan al-Yusi and Ibn al-Banna in Dictionary of African Biography (2011).

    Stearns, Justin K., Entry on “Contagion” for the Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd edition (2010), 180-82.

  • Book Reviews

    Stearns, Justin K., Review of Avner Ben-Zaken, Cross-Cultural Exchanges in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1560-1660, in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, v. 43 (2011), 760-63.

    Stearns, Justin K., Review of Ahmad Dallal, Islam, Science, and the Challenge of History, in the Journal of the American Oriental Society, v. 131 (2011), 45-48.

    Stearns, Justin K., Review of Samer Akkach, Letters of A Sufi Scholar: The Correspondence of ‘Abd al-Ghani al- Nabulusi, in Review of Middle East Studies, v. 44 (2010), 62-63.

    Stearns, Justin K.,  Review of R. Kevin Jaques, Authority, Conflict, and the Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law, in Review of Middle East Studies, v. 44 (2010), 94-97.

    Stearns, Justin K.,  Joint review of Yasin Dutton, Original Islam: Malik and the Madhhab of Madina and Rüdiger Lohlker, Islamisches Völkerrecht: Studien am Beispiel Granada in al-Qantara, v. 30 (2009), 664-70.

    Stearns, Justin K.,  Review of Rüdiger Lohlker, Islamisches Völkerrecht: Studien am Beispiel Granada, in International Journal of Middle East Studies, v. 41 (2009), 169-71.

    Stearns, Justin K.,  Review of Los Almohades: Problemas y Perspectivas (eds. Cressier, Fierro, Molina) in International Journal of Middle East Studies, v. 40 (2008), 491-93.

    Stearns, Justin K.,  and William C. Jordan, Review of Stuart Borsch, The Black Death in Egypt and England: A Comparative Study in Speculum, v. 81 (2006), 1163-65.