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  • 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 ?ufi’ 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 – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • 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 – 2016-03-11 
    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 – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • 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

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Eastern Rome and the Rise of Islam

    History and Prophecy

    By Olof Heilo

    The emergence of Islam in the seventh century AD still polarises scholars who seek to separate religious truth from the historical reality with which it is associated. However, history and prophecy are not solely defined by positive evidence or apocalyptic truth, but by human subjects, who consider…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • NGOs in the Muslim World

    Faith and Social Services

    Edited by Susumu Nejima

    Muslim NGOs are continuously expanding their field of activities to various areas, including education, medical services, environment, aging societies, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue. They are visible in an urban slum in Pakistan, rural development in Indonesia, and even in Fukushima…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12
    Routledge
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

  • Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihad 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests

    Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War

    By Boaz Shoshan

    The early Arab conquests pose a considerable challenge to modern-day historians. The earliest historical written tradition emerges only after the second half of the eighth century- over one hundred years removed from the events it contends to describe, and was undoubtedly influenced by the motives…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

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