• Moral Rationalism and Shari'a: Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh book cover

    Moral Rationalism and Shari'a

    Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh, 1st Edition

    By Ali-Reza Bhojani

    Moral Rationalism and Sharī'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Sharī'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shī'ī readings of Sharī'a. Within Shī'ī works of Sharī 'a legal theory (usūl al-fiqh)…

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  • Mulla Sadra and Eschatology: Evolution of Being book cover

    Mulla Sadra and Eschatology

    Evolution of Being, 1st Edition

    By Eiyad Al-Kutubi

    The book explains Sadrā’s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadrā’s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadrā shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and…

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  • Sufi Political Thought book cover

    Sufi Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism is generally perceived as being spiritually focused and about the development of the self. However, Sufi orders have been involved historically as important civic and political actors in the Muslim world, having participated extensively in inter-faith dialogue and political challenges to…

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  • Practicing Sufism: Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa book cover

    Practicing Sufism

    Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdelmajid Hannoum

    Islam in Africa is deeply connected with Sufism, and the history of Islam is in a significant way a history of Sufism. Yet even within this continent, the practice and role of Sufism varies across the regions. This interdisciplinary volume brings together histories and experiences of Sufism in…

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  • The Daeva Cult in the Gathas: An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism book cover

    The Daeva Cult in the Gathas

    An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism, 1st Edition

    By Amir Ahmadi

    Addressing the question of the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, this book argues that the intransigent opposition to the cult of the daēvas, the ancient Indo-Iranian gods, is the root of the development of the two central doctrines of Zoroastrianism: cosmic dualism and eschatology (fate of the…

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  • Ibn Al-Arabi's Fusus Al-Hikam: An Annotated Translation of

    Ibn Al-Arabi's Fusus Al-Hikam

    An Annotated Translation of "The Bezels of Wisdom", 1st Edition

    By Binyamin Abrahamov

    Ibn al-Arabi’s Fusus al-Hikam is a translation of one of the most important works written on Islamic Mysticism.Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi (1165-1240) is deemed the greatest mystic of Islam and his mystical philosophy has attracted the attention of both Muslims and non-Muslims from his time to the…

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  • Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Thomas

    The matter of Christian–Muslim relations cannot be ignored these days. While the term itself may not appear all that often, relations between the two faiths and their reciprocal perceptions are undeniable influences behind many current conflicts, declarations of mutual recognition and peace…

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  • Ibn al-'Arabi and Islamic Intellectual Culture: From Mysticism to Philosophy book cover

    Ibn al-'Arabi and Islamic Intellectual Culture

    From Mysticism to Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Caner K Dagli

    Ibn al-'Arabī (d. 1240) was one of the towering figures of Islamic intellectual history, and among Sufis still bears the title of al-shaykh al-akbar, or "the greatest master." Ibn al-'Arabī and Islamic Intellectual Culture traces the history of the concept of "oneness of being" (wahdat al-wujūd) in…

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  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea book cover

    Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    1st Edition

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

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  • Legal Authority in Premodern Islam: Yahya B Sharaf Al-Nawawi in the Shafi'i School of Law book cover

    Legal Authority in Premodern Islam

    Yahya B Sharaf Al-Nawawi in the Shafi'i School of Law, 1st Edition

    By Fachrizal A. Halim

    Offering a detailed analysis of the structure of authority in Islamic law, this book focuses on the figure of Yahyā b. Sharaf al-Nawawī, who is regarded as the chief contributor to the legal tradition known as the Shāfi'ī madhhab in traditional Muslim sources, named after Muhammad b. Idrīs…

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  • Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna: Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam book cover

    Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna

    Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam, 1st Edition

    By Rawand Osman

    This book investigates the manner in which the Qur’an and sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature.Providing a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in the Qur’an, the book is selective in the personalities of the sunna, examining the three prominent…

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  • Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries book cover

    Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Būyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abū Hayyān al-Tawhīdī who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhīdī's…

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