• Muslim Women in the Economy: Development, Faith and Globalisation book cover

    Muslim Women in the Economy

    Development, Faith and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shamim Samani, Dora Marinova

    This book explores the changing role of Muslim women in the economy in the twenty first century. Sociological developments such as secular education, female-focused policies, national and global commitments to gender equality as well as contemporary technological advances have all served to shift…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
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    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Political Philosophy of Mullā Ṣadrā book cover

    The Political Philosophy of Mullā Ṣadrā

    1st Edition

    By Seyyed Khalil Toussi

    This book provides a comprehensive and widely accessible analysis of Mullā Sadrā’s works in order to establish the nature of his political philosophy and seeks to instigate a dialogue on the relevance of Sadrā’s philosophy to present day challenges. Laying the groundwork for further translations…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
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    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Analytic Philosophy and Avicenna: Knowing the Unknown book cover

    Analytic Philosophy and Avicenna

    Knowing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Azadpur

    This work engages in a constructive, yet subtle, dialogue with the nuanced accounts of sensory intentionality and empirical knowledge offered by the Islamic philosopher, Avicenna. This discourse has two main objectives: 1) providing an interpretation of Avicenna’s epistemology that avoids reading…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
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    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Sufism and the Perfect Human: From Ibn ‘Arabī to al-Jīlī book cover

    Sufism and the Perfect Human

    From Ibn ‘Arabī to al-Jīlī, 1st Edition

    By Fitzroy Morrissey

    Studying the history of the notion of the ‘Perfect Human’ (al-insān al-kāmil), this book investigates a key idea in the history of Sufism. First discussed by Ibn ‘Arabī and later treated in greater depth by al-Jīlī, the idea left its mark on later Islamic mystical, metaphysical, and political…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living at the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living at the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
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    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism: The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries book cover

    Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism

    The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Sara Sviri

    This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to ninth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī. Unlike other studies dealing with the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-04
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Contemporary Approaches to the Qurʾan and its Interpretation in Iran book cover

    Contemporary Approaches to the Qurʾan and its Interpretation in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Ali Akbar, Abdullah Saeed

    This book sets out how contemporary Iranian scholars have approached the Qurʾān during recent decades. It particularly aims to explore the contributions of scholars that have emerged in the post 1979-revolution era, outlining their primary interpretive methods and foundational theories regarding…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
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    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities: The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story book cover

    Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities

    The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story, 1st Edition

    By Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

    This literary-historical book draws out and sheds light upon the mechanisms of "the ideological work" that the Arabic Majnūn Laylā story performed for ‘Abbāsid urbanite, imperial audiences in the wake of the disappearance of the "Bedouin cosmos." The study focuses upon the processes of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria: An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām book cover

    The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

    An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām, 1st Edition

    This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islamic Conversation: Sohbet and Ethics in Contemporary Turkey book cover

    Islamic Conversation

    Sohbet and Ethics in Contemporary Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Smita Tewari Jassal

    The book evaluates on-going ethical conversations to learn how emotional communication is received, teachings are internalized, and a religious world-view is brought to life. Exploring how religious values saturate people’s consciousness to induce subtle shifts in moral and ethical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
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    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Muslim Women and Gender Justice: Concepts, Sources, and Histories book cover

    Muslim Women and Gender Justice

    Concepts, Sources, and Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina El Omari, Juliane Hammer, Mouhanad Khorchide

    This volume brings together the work of a group of Islamic studies scholars from across the globe. They discuss how past and present Muslim women have participated in the struggle for gender justice in Muslim communities and around the world. The essays demonstrate a diversity of methodological…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
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    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Sufism in Ottoman Egypt: Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries book cover

    Sufism in Ottoman Egypt

    Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Rachida Chih

    This book analyses the development of Sufism in Ottoman Egypt, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Examining the cultural, socio-economic and political backdrop against which Sufism gained prominence, it looks at its influence in both the institutions for religious learning and popular…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
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    Routledge Sufi Series

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