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  • Introducing the Anthropology of Islam

    By Jens Kreinath

    This introduction presents an anthropological approach to the study of Islam. It focuses on the main tenets of the religion and considers the various aspects of social and cultural life practiced among Muslims. In concentrating on the five pillars of Islam, Jens Kreinath shows ritual practice to be…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Edited by Suleiman A. Mourad, Bedross Der Matossian, Naomi Koltun-Fromm

    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In modern times, and aside from all the religious…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 

  • Nationalism, War and Jewish Education

    From the Roman Empire to Modern Times

    By David Aberbach

    Nationalism, War and Jewish Education explores historical circumstances leading to the emergence of a Jewish religious school system lasting to modern times and the process by which this system was broken down and adapted in secular form as Jewish nationalism grew in the 19th and early 20th century…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart

    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 – 2018-10-27 

  • The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    On an Epistemological Turn in Modern Islamic Reform Discourse

    By Heydar Shadi

    This book explores the intellectual discourse in post-revolutionary Iran. It focuses on Abdolkarim Soroush, a leading Muslim liberal thinker, whose theory of religion is regarded highly relevant for the current theological and intellectual dynamics in the Islamic world. The Philosophy of Religion…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse

    An Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse is an in-depth investigation of the fabric of Qur'anic Discourse. It unravels the texture of the macro Qur'anic text; its cohesion and coherence systems; the notions of intertextuality, semantic relatedness, and thematic sequentiality; the macro textual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Al-Ghazali and the Divine

    By Massimo Campanini

    This book examines the philosophy of al-Ghazali, analysing his conception of God within Islamic theology. Seeking to contribute to the greater understanding of Muslim thought, it analyses his ‘orthodox’ theory, based on the notion that the spiritual struggle (jihad) and philosophical enquiry are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • The Religionization of Israeli Society

    By Yoav Peled, Horit Herman Peled

    During Israel's military operation in Gaza in the summer of 2014 the commanding officer of the Givati infantry brigade, Colonel Ofer Vinter, called upon his troops to fight "the terrorists who defame the God of Israel." This unprecedented call for religious war by a senior IDF commander caused an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Islam in the West

    Edited by Roberto Tottoli

    Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25

  • Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihād in Everyday Life

    By Julten Abdelhalim

    Through the creation of post-colonial citizenship, India adopted a hybridisation of specific secular and western conception of citizenship. In this democratic framework, Indian Muslims are observed on how they make use of the spaces and channels to accommodate their Islamic identity within a…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Religion and Civil Society in the Arab World

    In the Vortex of Globalization and Tradition

    Edited by Tania Haddad, Elie Al Hindy

    This book examines the links between civil society, religion and politics in the Middle East and North Africa region. The chapters in the volume explore the role of religion in shaping and changing the public sphere in regions that are developing and/or in conflict. They also discuss how these…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • Becoming a Genuine Muslim

    Kierkegaard and Muhammad Iqbal

    By Sevcan Ozturk

    Despite the apparent lack of any cultural and religious connection between Kierkegaard and Iqbal, their philosophical and religious concerns and their methods of dealing with these concerns show certain parallels. This book provides a Kierkegaardian reading of Muhammad Iqbal’s idea of becoming a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

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