• Religious Scholars and the Umayyads: Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate book cover

    Religious Scholars and the Umayyads

    Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate, 1st Edition

    By Steven Judd

    Religious Scholars and the Umayyads analyzes legal and theological developments during the Marwānid period (64/684--132/750), focusing on religious scholars who supported the Umayyads. Their scholarly network extended across several generations and significantly influenced the development of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianism: A Textual and Historico-Religious Analysis book cover

    The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianism

    A Textual and Historico-Religious Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Enrico Raffaelli

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the Sīh-rōzag, a text worshipping Zoroastrian divine entities, this book explores the spiritual principles and physical realities associated with them. Introducing the book is an overview of the structural, linguistic and historico-religious elements…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities book cover

    The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Morris, William Shepard, Paul Trebilco, Toni Tidswell

    Public interest in the religion of Islam and in Muslim communities in recent years has generated an impetus for Western Universities to establish an array of Institutes and programs dedicated to the study of Islam. Despite the growth in number of programs dedicated to this study, very little…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Skepticism in Classical Islam: Moments of Confusion book cover

    Skepticism in Classical Islam

    Moments of Confusion, 1st Edition

    By Paul L. Heck

    The first major treatment of skepticism in Islam, this book explores the critical role of skeptical thinking in the development of theology in Islam. It examines the way key thinkers in classical Islam faced perplexing questions about the nature of God and his relation to the world, all the while…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • Reading the Bible in Islamic Context: Qur'anic Conversations book cover

    Reading the Bible in Islamic Context

    Qur'anic Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J Crowther, Shirin Shafaie, Ida Glaser, Shabbir Akhtar

    In the current political and social climate, there is increasing demand for a deeper understanding of Muslims, the Qur’an and Islam, as well as a keen demand among Muslim scholars to explore ways of engaging with Christians theologically, culturally, and socially. This book explores the ways in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
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  • Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics: A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey book cover

    Mobilizing Religion in Middle East Politics

    A Comparative Study of Israel and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Yusuf Sarfati

    Contrary to the expectations of the secularization theorists, religious political movements rose to prominence in numerous countries across the globe in the past three decades. By examining the conditions that underlie the electoral fortunes of religious actors in democratic regimes, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World: Context and Interpretation book cover

    The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World

    Context and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Majid Daneshgar, Peter G. Riddell, Andrew Rippin

    The largely Arabo-centric approach to the academic study of tafsir has resulted in a lack of literature exploring the diversity of Qur'anic interpretation in other areas of the Muslim-majority world. The essays in The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World resolve this, aiming to expand our…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
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  • Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an: Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an

    Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Majid Daneshgar

    Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī Jawharī was an Egyptian exegete known for having produced a scientific interpretation of the Qurʾān. A pioneering scholar in terms of familiarising the people of his time with many previously neglected matters regarding Islam and science, his publications shocked the Cairo…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
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  • Da'wa and Other Religions: Indian Muslims and the Modern Resurgence of Global Islamic Activism book cover

    Da'wa and Other Religions

    Indian Muslims and the Modern Resurgence of Global Islamic Activism, 1st Edition

    By Matthew J. Kuiper

    Da‘wa, a concept rooted in the scriptural and classical tradition of Islam, has been dramatically re-appropriated in modern times across the Muslim world. Championed by a variety of actors in diverse contexts, da‘wa –"inviting" to Islam, or Islamic missionary activity – has become central to the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
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  • Rethinking Madrasah Education in a Globalised World book cover

    Rethinking Madrasah Education in a Globalised World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mukhlis Abu Bakar

    Why is there a need to rethink madrasah education? What is the positioning of Muslims in contemporary society, and how are they prepared? What is the role of the ulama in the reform process? This book explores these questions from the perspective of madrasah education and analyses curricular and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
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  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan: Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic book cover

    Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic, 1st Edition

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
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  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity: A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart book cover

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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