• Sacred Space in Israel and Palestine: Religion and Politics book cover

    Sacred Space in Israel and Palestine

    Religion and Politics, 1st Edition

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

    Religion and religious nationalism have long played a central role in many ethnic and national conflicts, and the importance of religion to national identity means that territorial disputes can often focus on the contestation of holy places and sacred territory. Looking at the case of Israel and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Protestant Missionaries in the Levant: Ungodly Puritans, 1820-1860 book cover

    Protestant Missionaries in the Levant

    Ungodly Puritans, 1820-1860, 1st Edition

    By Samir Khalaf

    Through focusing on the unintended by-products of New England Puritanism as a cultural transplant in the Levant, this book explores the socio-historical forces which account for the failure of early envoys’ attempts to convert the ‘native,’ population. Early failure in conversion led to later…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy: Classical and Modern Interpretations book cover

    Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy

    Classical and Modern Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By Yaser Ellethy

    Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy aspires to clarify the tensions and congruences between the revelational and the rational, the text and the context, the limits and the horizons of contextualization in Islam, as these emanate from the Islamic interpretative tradition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History book cover

    David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought: Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi book cover

    Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought

    Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi, 1st Edition

    By Maria De Cillis

    The subject of "human free-will" versus "divine predestination" is one of the most contentious topics in classical Islamic thought. By focusing on a theme of central importance to any philosophy of religion, and to Islam in particular, this book offers a critical study of the intellectual…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Muslim Education in the 21st Century: Asian perspectives book cover

    Muslim Education in the 21st Century

    Asian perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sa’eda Buang, Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    Muslim Education in the 21st Century reinvestigates the current state of affairs in Muslim education in Asia whilst at the same time paying special attention to Muslim schools’ perception of educational changes and the reasons for such changes. It highlights and explores the important question of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Muslim Active Citizenship in the West book cover

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    1st Edition

    By Mario Peucker, Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West investigates the emergence and nature of Muslims’ struggle for recognition as full members of society in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. What actions have been taken by Muslims to achieve equal civic standing? How do socio-political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban book cover

    Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban, 1st Edition

    By Amelie Barras

    Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves and other religious symbols has been particularly critical in guiding this thought…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Mary in the Qur'an: A Literary Reading book cover

    Mary in the Qur'an

    A Literary Reading, 1st Edition

    By Hosn Abboud

    Providing an analysis of the complete story of Mary in its liturgical, narrative and rhetorical contexts, this literary reading is a prerequisite to any textual reading of the Qur’an whether juristic, theological, or otherwise. intertextuality between the Old Testament, New Testament and the Qur’…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Religious Pluralism in Christian and Islamic Philosophy: The Thought of John Hick and Seyyed Hossein Nasr book cover

    Religious Pluralism in Christian and Islamic Philosophy

    The Thought of John Hick and Seyyed Hossein Nasr, 1st Edition

    By Adnan Aslan

    The philosophy of religion and theology are related to the culture in which they have developed. These disciplines provide a source of values and vision to the cultures of which they are part, while at the same time they are delimited and defined by their cultures.This book compares the ideas of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World: Performance, Politics and Piety book cover

    Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World

    Performance, Politics and Piety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamal Salhi

    In contrast to many books on Islam that focus on political rhetoric and activism, this book explores Islam's extraordinarily rich cultural and artistic diversity, showing how sound, music and bodily performance offer a window onto the subtleties and humanity of Islamic religious experience. …

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions book cover

    The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Emran El-Badawi

    This book is a study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur’ān and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects. It builds upon the work of traditional Muslim scholars, including al-Biqā‘ī (d. ca. 808/1460) and al-Suyūṭī (d. 911/1505)…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

6Series in Religion

Product Search