• Sufis in Western Society: Global networking and locality book cover

    Sufis in Western Society

    Global networking and locality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Markus Dressler, Ron Geaves, Gritt Klinkhammer

    In recent years Sufism has undergone something of a revival as a spiritual alternative to other manifestations of Islam. This book investigates the development of Sufism in Western societies, with a regional focus on North America and Europe. Exploring a number of issues relating to the dynamic…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Islam, Law and Identity book cover

    Islam, Law and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marinos Diamantides, Adam Gearey

    The essays brought together in Islam, Law and Identity are the product of a series of interdisciplinary workshops that brought together scholars from a plethora of countries.  Funded by the British Academy the workshops convened over a period of two years in London, Cairo and Izmir. The workshops…

    Paperback – 2013-04-01

  • German Orientalism: The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945 book cover

    German Orientalism

    The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Wokoeck

    During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies. Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Schools of Qur'anic Exegesis: Genesis and Development book cover

    Schools of Qur'anic Exegesis

    Genesis and Development, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Qur’anic exegesis has become the battleground of political Islam and theological conflict among various Muslim schools of thought. Using comparative and contrastive methodology, examples from the Qur'an are investigated in the light of various theological views to delineate the birth, development…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Eastern Christianity in the Modern Middle East book cover

    Eastern Christianity in the Modern Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony O'Mahony, Emma Loosley

    The Middle East is the birthplace of Christianity and the home to a number of Eastern Churches with millions of followers. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the various denominations in the modern Middle East and will be of interest to a wide variety of scholars and students studying…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Religion and Democratizations book cover

    Religion and Democratizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11

  • Political Theologies in the Holy Land: Israeli Messianism and its Critics book cover

    Political Theologies in the Holy Land

    Israeli Messianism and its Critics, 1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    This book examines the role of messianism in Zionist ideology, from the birth of the Zionist movement through to the present. Is shows how messianism is not just a religious or philosophical term but a very tangible political practice and theology which has shaped Israeli identity. The author…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Holy Places in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Confrontation and Co-existence book cover

    Holy Places in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Confrontation and Co-existence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marshall J. Breger, Yitzhak Reiter, Leonard Hammer

    This book addresses the major generators of conflict and toleration at shared holy places in Palestine and Israel. Examining the religious, political and legal issues, the authors show how the holy sites have been a focus of both conflict and cooperation between different communities. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2013-03-04
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Islam in the Nordic and Baltic Countries book cover

    Islam in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Göran Larsson

    Although Muslims are now an important presence in Europe, little is known about the Muslim communities that exist in the Nordic and Baltic regions of Europe. This is the first comprehensive and detailed study of the history, context and development of Islamic institutions and Muslim groups in…

    Paperback – 2013-02-27
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Islamic Entrepreneurship book cover

    Islamic Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    By Rasem N. Kayed, M. Kabir Hassan

    This book discusses the idea that there is a specific Islamic form of entrepreneurship. Based on extensive original research amongst small and medium sized enterprises in Saudi Arabia, it shows how businesses are started and how they grow in the context of an Islamic economy and society. It argues…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Islamic Ethics: Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought book cover

    Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought, 1st Edition

    By Mariam al-Attar

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations.…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Qur'an and its Biblical Subtext book cover

    The Qur'an and its Biblical Subtext

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Said Reynolds

    This book challenges the dominant scholarly notion that the Qur’ān must be interpreted through the medieval commentaries shaped by the biography of the prophet Muhammad, arguing instead that the text is best read in light of Christian and Jewish scripture. The Qur’ān, in its use of allusions,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-01
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

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