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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

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A social history of Qajar Tehran

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    This book explores the legal aspects of urban society in nineteenth-century Iran. It provides the social context in which political process occurred and examines how authorities applied law in society, how people utilized the law, and how the law regulated society. The legal system was primarily…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Islam in India

    or the Q?n?n-i-Isl?m The Customs of the Musalm?ns of India

    By Ja'far Sharif

    Edited by William Crooke

    First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalm?ns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja’far Sharif and the translator, G.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Islam in Tropical Africa

    Edited by I. M. Lewis

    First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Spanish Islam

    A History of the Moslems in Spain

    By Reinhart Dozy

    Originally published in 1913, this book contains the English translation of Reinhardt’s Dozy’s notable work, Histoire des Musalman’s d’Espagne. First published in 1861, this comprehensive work chronicles the extensive history of Islam in Spain. The introduction by the translator provides a useful…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Studies in West African Islamic History

    Volume 1 The Cultivators of Islam

    Edited by John Ralph Willis

    First published in 1979, this first of three volumes examines the many means and figures through which Islam was cultivated in West Africa over a prolonged period. It combines the work from eminent scholars in the field, most of which have travelled widely in the historic region of Western Sudan.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Islam in West Africa

    Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

    Edited by Nehemia Levtzion

    First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the work of the historian in studying this field. This…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Critical Perspectives on Terrorism

    Civilization, Liquidisation, Radicalisation

    By Robert Imre, Joshua Snider

    Critical Perspectives on Terrorism provides an examination of the socio-political phenomenon of terrorism at three different interdisciplinary levels. Filling an important gap in the literature, this book covers the theoretical treatment of modern religious and political violence by analyzing three…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Young British Muslims

    Between Rhetoric and Real Lives

    Edited by Sadek Hamid

    Young British Muslims continue to generate strong interest. However, much of this interest is framed in negative terms that tends to associate them with criminality, religious extremism or terrorism. Focusing instead on other aspects of being young, Muslim and British, this book takes a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

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