Figure 1 shows some statistics about JSAI. The number of members increased from 1986-1993 although it was in the middle of the "AI Winter." Definitely, the rapid increase in membership during the first several years is due to the founders' enthusiasm and the followers' appreciation of the group.
This year celebrates the 25th anniversary of JSAI, which now has around 3000 members.
(42.) See Harald Motzki, "The Prophet and the Cat: On Dating Malik's Muwatta' and Legal Traditions," JSAI 20 (1998): 18-83; Wael B.
Some Notes on the Transmission of" Hadith," JSAI 22 (1998): 133.
See Andrew Rippin, "Tafsir Ibn 'Abbas and Criteria for Dating Early tafsir Texts," JSAI
29 (1994): 38-83.
In his controversial article "Towards a Pre-History of Islam" (JSAI
17  108-41), Nevo argued that these inscriptions reveal a gradual process in which Islam developed from an indeterminate monotheism to the religion we now know through the first two centuries AH.
w/SIGART, AAAI, IEE, IEEE CS, INNS/SIG, ECCAI, CSCSAI, IAKE, JSAI
, and SWT.
Amitai, "The Conversion of Ahmad Tegudar," JSAI
, 25 (2001): 15-43; R.
22:22-24 (Wansbrough, Qur anic Studies, 194-96, and Michael Cook, " Anan and Islam: The Origins of Karaite Scripturalism," JSAI
Ayalon, in JSAI
1 :64-124, and Studies in Memory of Gaston Wiet, ed.