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  • The Caliphate

    By Thomas W. Arnold

    This title, first published in 1925, are based on a series of lectures delivered in the University of London. The chapters explore the nature of the caliphate, its origin and history, and the situation and trend of development in the early twentieth century. This title will be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam at the Cross Road

    A Brief Survey of the Present Position and Problems of the World of Islam

    By De Lacy Evans O'Leary

    This title, first published in 1923, examines the historical development of the Islamic faith from its origins through to its position in the early twentieth century. It also examines the historical reactions of Islam to the West, including the Babist Movement in the nineteenth century. This title…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World

    By Ziauddin Sardar

    This book, first published in 1977, aims to present a Muslim view of development and highlights some of the related issues that were being debated in the Muslim world. The author outlines the parameters of the Muslim world as well as the Muslim world-view, and provides an analysis of science,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the State

    By P. J. Vatikiotis

    Examining the theoretical problems which arose when the modern European ideology of nationalism was adopted by Muslim societies organized into formally modern states, this book, first published in 1987, also deals with the practical difficulties arising from the doctrinal incompatibility between…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islamic Revivalism in a Changing Peasant Economy

    Central Sumatra, 1784-1847

    By Christine Dobbin

    This title, first published in 1983, is a significant study of one of the many revivalist movements which flowered in numerous Islamic societies in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and attempts to provide one particular assessment of the place of revivalism in the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent

    The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

    By Baber Johansen

    This book, first published in 1988, argues that a close inspection of the development of Hanafite law in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods reveals changes in legal doctrine which were not restricted to civil transactions but also concerned the public law. It focuses in particular on the interrelated…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the Third Universal Theory

    The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi

    By Mahmoud M. Ayoub

    This volume, first published in 1987, was the first to examine in depth the religious thought of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi and its central place in his political, social and economic theories. The work is based on sources inaccessible except in the original Arabic. While drawn from Islamic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

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