• Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

    Edited by Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan brings together some key works in the study of this strategically vital country. Widely regarded as a rare country of calm in a turbulent region, these classic titles provide an essential reference to the in-depth study of Jordan and its particular status in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Orthodoxy and Islam

    Theology and Muslim-Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey

    By Nikolaos-Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos

    Church History reveals that Christianity has its roots in Palestine during the first century and was spread throughout the Mediterranean countries by the Apostles. However, despite sharing the same ancestry, Muslims and Christians have been living in a challenging symbiotic co-existence for more…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Constructing Nationalism in Iran

    From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic

    Edited by Meir Litvak

    Nationalism has played an important role in the cultural and intellectual discourse of modernity that emerged in Iran from the late nineteenth century to the present, promoting new formulations of collective identity and advocating a new and more active role for the broad strata of the public in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Selections from ?ub? al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court

    Egypt: Centers of Government and Regulations of the Kingdom, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Edited by Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba Altoudy

    Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD. For the first time, sections on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt has been translated into English to shine new light on the medieval period and making it a vital source of information. The text provides valuable insight into…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
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    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam

    A Critical Reading of the Modernist-Apologetic School

    By Uriya Shavit

    The modernist-apologetic approach to the relation between revelation and science and politics has been a central part of Arab discourses on the future of Muslim societies for over a century. This approach introduced historical and theological narratives and interpretative mechanisms that…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
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  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
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    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy

    Classical and Modern Interpretations

    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 – 2017-02-28 
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    Islamic Studies Series

  • Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought

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

    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
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Muslim Education in the 21st Century

    Asian perspectives

    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
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    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
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    Islamic Studies Series

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban

    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
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    Islamic Studies Series

  • Mary in the Qur'an

    A Literary Reading

    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 – 2016-11-30
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    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

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