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  • Women and Leadership in Islamic Law

    A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

    By David S Jalajel

    Women’s status in Islam is one of immense interest and much has been written on the subject, with women’s leadership, particularly for prayer, as a matter of especial concern. This book examines the post-formative Islamic legal literature surrounding the question of women’s leadership to gauge…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Visualising Young Muslims in the West

    By Chloe Patton

    Spanning the disciplines of sociology, anthropology and visual studies, this work focuses on the visual dimensions of Muslim and non-Muslim relations in the west. More than a decade on from 9/11, young Muslims find themselves at the centre of a visual paradox in the west. Cast as central…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • 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 – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Narratives of the Life of Muhammad

    Redefining sira literature

    By Gurdofarid Miskinzoda

    Sira stands for al-sira al-nabawiyya, meaning the biography of Prophet Mu?ammad, and is one of the earliest types of literature in the Muslim tradition, shaping the identity and content of this tradition as it has also developed alongside it. This book represents a shift away from the prevalent…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

  • 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 – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • 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 – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • 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 – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relations

    The Derekh Avraham Order in Israel

    By Yafiah Katherine Randall

    In Israel there are Jews and Muslims who practice Sufism together. The Sufi’ activities that they take part in together create pathways of engagement between two faith traditions in a geographical area beset by conflict. Sufism and Jewish Muslim Relations investigates this practice of Sufism among…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions

    By Emran El-Badawi

    This book is a study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur’an and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects. It builds upon the work of traditional Muslim scholars, including al-Biqa‘i (d. ca. 808/1460) and al-Suyu?i (d. 911/1505)…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Ibn al-'Arabi and Islamic Intellectual Culture

    From Mysticism to Philosophy

    By Caner K Dagli

    Ibn al-'Arabi (d. 1240) was one of the towering figures of Islamic intellectual history, and among Sufis still bears the title of al-shaykh al-akbar, or "the greatest master." Ibn al-'Arabi and Islamic Intellectual Culture traces the history of the concept of "oneness of being" (wahdat al-wujud)…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Hadrami Arabs in Present-day Indonesia

    An Indonesia-oriented group with an Arab signature

    By Frode F. Jacobsen

    This book focuses on social and cultural trends in present-day Hadrami Arab societies in Eastern and Central Indonesia, and the history of the Hadrami Arab people, which demonstrates an early form of globalization. For centuries migration has played a vital part in Hadrami adaptation.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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