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  • Ghazali's Politics in Context

    By Yazeed Said

    Imam Abü Hamid al-Ghazalı is perhaps the most celebrated Muslim theologian of medieval Islam yet little attention has been paid to his personal theology. This book sets out to investigate the relationship between law and politics in the writings of Ghazalı and aims to establish the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Selections from ?ub? al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court

    Egypt: Centers of Government and Regulations of the Kingdom, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Edited by Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba Altoudy

    Ṣubḥ al-A‘shā by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD. For the first time, sections on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt has been translated into English to shine new light on the medieval period and making it a vital source of information. The text provides valuable insight into…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam

    A Critical Reading of the Modernist-Apologetic School

    By Uriya Shavit

    The modernist-apologetic approach to the relation between revelation and science and politics has been a central part of Arab discourses on the future of Muslim societies for over a century. This approach introduced historical and theological narratives and interpretative mechanisms that…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy

    Classical and Modern Interpretations

    By Yaser Ellethy

    Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy aspires to clarify the tensions and congruences between the revelational and the rational, the text and the context, the limits and the horizons of contextualization in Islam, as these emanate from the Islamic interpretative tradition. This book examines…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • 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 (NOI), 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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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 – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    By Mario Peucker, Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West investigates the emergence and nature of Muslims’ struggle for recognition as full members of society in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. What actions have been taken by Muslims to achieve equal civic standing? How do socio-political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey

    The Case of the Headscarf Ban

    By Amelie Barras

    Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves and other religious symbols has been particularly critical in guiding this thought…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Islamic Studies Series

  • 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 – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • 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 Roads

    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

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