Naguib Mahfouz The Pursuit of Meaning
The Classical Heritage in Islam
Ibn Khaldun A Reinterpretation
By Rasheed El-Enany
June 25, 1993
First Published in 2004. Naguib Mahfouz is one of the most important Arabic fiction writers of this century. Born in 1911, his long and prolific writing career represents the evolution of a novel genre in Arabic literature. His books are a record of the tragic tensions attendant on a nations's ...
By Franz Rosenthal
September 02, 1994
The influence of classical antiquity on the religious disciplines, theology, mysticism and law of Islam cannot be overestimated. This work demonstrates the significance of the classical heritage by drawing together a great range of literary renderings, paraphrases, commentaries and imitations, as ...
By Aziz Al-Azmeh
January 20, 2016
A reinterpretation of Ibn Khaldun, 14th-century Arabic philosopher, historian and politician....
By L E Goodman
November 17, 1992
the philosophers in the West, none, perhaps, is better known by name and less familiar in actual content of his ideas than the medieval Muslim philosopher, physician, minister and naturalist Abu Ali Ibn Sina, known since the days of the scholastics as Avicenna. In this book the author, himself a ...