• Popular Sufism in Eastern Europe: Sufi Brotherhoods and the Dialogue with Christianity and 'Heterodoxy' book cover

    Popular Sufism in Eastern Europe

    Sufi Brotherhoods and the Dialogue with Christianity and 'Heterodoxy', 1st Edition

    By H.T. Norris

    This is a detailed description of the various Sufi orders and movements which entered into the Balkans, the Crimean peninsula and other parts of Eastern Europe following the Ottoman conquests. Many of the Sufis came from Christian societies, principally from an Eastern Orthodox background, but…

    Paperback – 2011-03-14
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Early Islamic Spain: The History of Ibn al-Qutiyah book cover

    Early Islamic Spain

    The History of Ibn al-Qutiyah, 1st Edition

    By David James

    This book is the first published English-language translation of the significant History of Islamic Spain by Ibn al-Qutiya (d. Cordova 367 / 977). Including extensive notes and comments, a genealogical table and relevant maps, the text is preceded by a study of the author and his work, and is the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-14
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Religious Perspectives in Modern Muslim and Jewish Literatures book cover

    Religious Perspectives in Modern Muslim and Jewish Literatures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenda Abramson, Hilary Kilpatrick

    This collection brings together discussions of the way in which Muslim and Jewish beliefs and practices are represented in modern literary texts of poetry, fiction and drama. The chapters collected here consider elements of the expression of Judaism and Islam in modern literature. Key topics…

    Paperback – 2011-02-10
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

  • Political Thought in Islam: A Study in Intellectual Boundaries book cover

    Political Thought in Islam

    A Study in Intellectual Boundaries, 1st Edition

    By Nelly Lahoud

    This book is a study of political thought in Islam from the viewpoint of the history of ideas and the relevance of these ideas to contemporary Arabic political discourse. The author examines the use of the classical Islamic tradition (turath) and its religious and philosophical components by the…

    Paperback – 2011-01-06
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    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Qur'an Translation: Discourse, Texture and Exegesis book cover

    Qur'an Translation

    Discourse, Texture and Exegesis, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    The Qur'an is read by millions of Muslims on a daily basis, yet there is no book available to the reader, Arab or non-Arab, which provides a linguistic and rhetorical insight into Qur'anic discourse. This book explains Qur'an translational problems and provides a thorough account of the unique…

    Paperback – 2010-12-22
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah book cover

    Islam and Human Rights in Practice

    Perspectives Across the Ummah, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen

    Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ‘Islam and the West’. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14
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    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Islam and Disability: Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence book cover

    Islam and Disability

    Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed Ghaly

    This book explores the position of Islamic theology and jurisprudence towards people with disabilities. It investigates how early and modern Muslim scholars tried to reconcile their existence with the concept of a merciful God, and also looks at how people with disabilities might live a dignified…

    Paperback – 2010-10-01
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    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies book cover

    The Baha'is of Iran

    Socio-Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Seena B. Fazel

    The Baha’i community of Iran is the country’s largest non-Muslim religious minority. This collection of essays presents a comprehensive study of the social and historical development of the Baha’i community, and its role in shaping modern Iran. Central to this study is the pioneering character of…

    Paperback – 2010-09-06
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    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Nationalism, Islam and World Literature: Sites of Confluence in the Writings of Mahmud Al-Mas’adi book cover

    Nationalism, Islam and World Literature

    Sites of Confluence in the Writings of Mahmud Al-Mas’adi, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed-Salah Omri

    The writer and politician Mahmud al-Mis’adi is a figure of prime importance in the development of North African literature and cultural politics since the last war. This fascinating book covers both his essays and fiction, written between the 1930s and 1990s, which challenge the boundaries between…

    Paperback – 2010-08-18
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

  • Contemporary Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction book cover

    Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Irene Kajon

    This text introduces the most important Jewish philosophers of contemporary times from the point of view of their original approach to both Judaism and philosophy and include: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Levinas. It shows how for them the dialogue between…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations: Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir book cover

    Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations

    Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir, 1st Edition

    By Oddbjørn Leirvik

    Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations puts forward a discussion of how the notion of conscience may unite Muslim and Christians across religious divides, as well as examining the relation between selfhood and otherness in interfaith dialogue. The author explores how the notion…

    Paperback – 2010-06-23
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    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Jewish Mysticism and Magic: An Anthropological Perspective book cover

    Jewish Mysticism and Magic

    An Anthropological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Maureen Bloom

    Providing a unique anthropological perspective on Jewish mysticism and magic, this book is a study of Jewish rites and rituals and how the analysis of early literature provides the roots for understanding religious practices. It includes analysis on the importance of sacrifice, amulets, and names,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-23
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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