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  • Caring for the Poor

    Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World

    By Cihan Tugal

    Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tuğal argues, has interacted with Christian and secular…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Ghazali's Politics in Context

    By Yazeed Said

    Imam Abü Hamid al-Ghazalı is perhaps the most celebrated Muslim theologian of medieval Islam yet little attention has been paid to his personal theology. This book sets out to investigate the relationship between law and politics in the writings of Ghazalı and aims to establish the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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

    Egypt: “Seats 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-Qalqashandī is a manual for chancery clerks completed in 1412 and a vital source of information on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt which, for the first time, has been translated into English. The text provides valuable insight into the Mamluk and earlier Muslim eras. The selections…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • 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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    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 – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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 – 2017-02-28
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

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