• Muslim Women and Sport book cover

    Muslim Women and Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2012-02-13
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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    Democracy In Islam

    1st Edition

    By Sayed Khatab, Gary D. Bouma

    Challenging the view of Islamic extremists and critics of Islam, this book explores the very topical issue of Islam’s compatibility with democracy. It examines: principles of Islam's political theory and the notion of democracy therein the notion of democracy in medieval and modern Muslim…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • Islam and Science: The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi book cover

    Islam and Science

    The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, 1st Edition

    By Robert Morrison

    In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone,…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Religion, Law and Tradition: Comparative Studies in Religious Law book cover

    Religion, Law and Tradition

    Comparative Studies in Religious Law, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Huxley

    This book brings together two scholarly traditions: experts in Roman, Jewish and Islamic law, an area where scholars tend to be familiar with work in each area, and experts in the legal traditions of South and East Asia, which have tended to be less interdisciplinary. The resulting mix produces new…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02

  • Islam in the Eyes of the West: Images and Realities in an Age of Terror book cover

    Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions…

    Paperback – 2011-10-06

  • Christians in Al-Andalus 711-1000 book cover

    Christians in Al-Andalus 711-1000

    1st Edition

    By Ann Rosemary Christys

    Our current image of the Christian population of al-Andalus after AD711 reflects the way history has been written. The Christians almost disappeared from the historical record as the historians of the conquering Muslims concentrated on the glories of the Ummayads.This book reconsiders, through…

    Paperback – 2011-09-30
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Sufi Visionary of Ottoman Damascus: 'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi, 1641-1731 book cover

    Sufi Visionary of Ottoman Damascus

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi, 1641-1731, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Sirriyeh

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641 to1731) was the most outstanding scholarly Sufi of Ottoman Syria. He was regarded as the leading religious poet of his time and as an excellent commentator of classical Sufi texts. At the popular level, he has been read as an interpreter of symbolic dreams. Moreover,…

    Paperback – 2011-09-01
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Radical Islam in the Former Soviet Union book cover

    Radical Islam in the Former Soviet Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Galina M. Yemelianova

    This is the first comprehensive and comparative examination of Islamic radicalisation in the Muslim regions of the former Soviet Union since the end of Communism. Since the 1990s, the ex-Soviet Muslim Volga-Urals, Caucasus and Central Asia have been among the most volatile and dynamic zones of…

    Paperback – 2011-05-12
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Formation of Hanbalism: Piety into Power book cover

    The Formation of Hanbalism

    Piety into Power, 1st Edition

    By Nimrod Hurvitz

    Ahmad Ibn Hanbal (d. 855) was the eponymous founder of a school of law, and an influential intellectual who led the Baghdadi masses during the Inquisition. Owing to his status as a jurist, to the religious ideas he propounded and to his model way of life, he is perceived as one of the pivotal…

    Paperback – 2011-04-06
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Twelver Shi'a as a Muslim Minority in India: Pulpit of Tears book cover

    The Twelver Shi'a as a Muslim Minority in India

    Pulpit of Tears, 1st Edition

    By Toby Howarth

    One of the most important current debates within and about Islam concerns its relation with power. Can Muslims be fundamentally content without power or as a minority? This book considers the voice of an important Muslim minority through its sermons. Indian Shi'i Muslims are a minority within a…

    Paperback – 2011-04-06
    Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

  • Sufi Castigator: Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition book cover

    Sufi Castigator

    Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Sufi Castigator investigates the writings of Ahmad Kasravi, one of the foremost intellectuals in Iran. It studies his work within the context of Sufism in modern Iran and mystical Persian literature and includes translations of Kasravi’s writings. Kasravi provides a fascinating topic for those with…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Muslim Societies: Historical and Comparative Aspects book cover

    Muslim Societies

    Historical and Comparative Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Sato Tsugitaka

    This volume examines Muslim societies across Europe, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia from the eighteenth century to the present, providing fresh insight through comparison. Movements and populations covered include the nineteenth century North African Sansusi movement and its…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

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