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  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David S Jalajel

    Islamic law has traditionally prohibited women from being prayer leaders and heads of state. A small number of Muslims today are beginning to challenge this stance, but they face considerable opposition from the broader Muslim community. ‘Women and Leadership in Islamic Law’ examines the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islam in Historical Perspective, 2e

    2nd Edition

    By Alexander Knysh

    Islam in Historical Perspective 2e organically integrates the history of Islamic societies with a discussion of how Muslim scriptures, laws, moral values and myths have shaped the lives and thought of individual Muslims and various Muslim communities from the rise of Islam until today. It provides…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • 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 – 2016-10-08 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • 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, 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 Farrakhan’…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Family Therapy with Muslims

    By Manijeh Daneshpour

    Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting. The book opens with a section defining the similarities across Muslim cultures, the effects of postcolonialism on Muslims, and typical Muslim family dynamics. The…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Practicing Sufism

    Sufi Politics and Performance in Africa

    Edited by Abdelmajid Hannoum

    Islam in Africa is deeply connected with Sufism, and the history of Islam is in a significant way a history of Sufism. Yet even within this continent, the practice and role of Sufism varies across the regions. This interdisciplinary volume brings together histories and experiences of Sufism in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Religious Pluralism in Christian and Islamic Philosophy

    The Thought of John Hick and Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    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 – 2016-07-10
    Routledge

  • The Qur'an

    The Basics, 2nd Edition

    By Massimo Campanini

    This second edition of a popular introduction to the Qur’an includes an essential updated reference guide, including a chronology of the revelation, links to internet resources, and suggestions for further reading. Exploring the Qur'an's reception through history, its key teachings, and its place…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World

    Context and Interpretation

    Edited by Majid Daneshgar, Peter G. Riddell, Andrew Rippin

    The largely Arabo-centric approach to the academic study of tafsir has resulted in a lack of literature exploring the diversity of Qur'anic interpretation in other areas of the Muslim-majority world. The essays in The Qur'an in the Malay-Indonesian World resolve this, aiming to expand our…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Qur'anic Studies Today

    Edited by Angelika Neuwirth, Michael A Sells

    Qur'anic Studies Today brings together specialists in the field of Islamic studies to provide a range of essays that reflect the depth and breadth of scholarship on the Qur'an. Combining theoretical and methodological clarity with close readings of qur’anic texts, these contributions provide close…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

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