Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society <p>The<em> Journal of Muslim Philanthropy &amp; Civil Society</em> (<em>JMPCS</em>), is a bi-annual, peer reviewed, open access journal published by the Center on Muslim Philanthropy in partnership with Indiana University Press, Lake Institute on Faith &amp; Giving, World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists, International Institute of Islamic Thought, and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. <em>JMPCS</em> seeks original academic research examining the broad scope of Muslim philanthropy and civil society. This peer reviewed online academic journal will publish research related to Muslim nonprofit, philanthropic and voluntary action. The terms “Muslim” and “philanthropy” are defined broadly to be inclusive of cutting-edge research from across the world and disciplines. <em>JMPCS</em> is intended to shed light on the dynamic practice and understanding of Muslim Philanthropy.&nbsp;</p> The Center on Muslim Philanthropy en-US Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society 2578-4404 <p>Copyright to works published in Journal of Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society is retained by the author(s). Articles published in this journal are licensed under a <a href="">Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License</a>.</p> <p>Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.<br> <br> Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process.</p> From the Editors' Desk Shariq Siddiqui ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 The Care of Orphans in the Islamic Tradition, Vulnerable Children, and Child Sponsorship Programs Jonathan Benthall ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 What is a Madrasa? Sabith Khan ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 Suburban Islam Rafeel Wasif ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 Al Rashid Mosque: Building Canadian Muslim Communities Sabith Khan ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 Giving to God: Islamic Charity in Revolutionary Times Zeeshan Noor ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1 Policy Patrons: Philanthropy, Education Reform, and the Politics of Influence Sher Afgan Tareen ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-29 2019-05-29 3 1