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  • A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia

    The Life and Thought of Husein Ðozo

    By Sejad Mekić

    A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia examines the Islamic modernist thought of Husein Ðozo, a prominent Balkan scholar. Born at a time when the external challenges to the Muslim world were many, and its internal problems both complex and overwhelming, Ðozo made it his goal to reinterpret the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • 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 Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations

    Edited by Josef Meri

    The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Islam and the Media

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to illustrate the variety of different Islamic mediated expressions, both in Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts. The study of the myriad of ways in which Islam is mediated in today’s world is important, because the media (both traditional, i.e print and broadcast, and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century, 3rd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

  • 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

  • Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Various

    This multi-volume set from a range of international authors brings together a collection of writings on Islamic philosophy and thought in the Middle Ages – a time of great advances in human thinking. Out-of-print and hard to find, these titles form an essential reference source for the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The Maqa´ma´t of Badi´' al-Zama´n al-Hamadha´ni´

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical

    By W.J. Prendergast

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • Avicenna

    His Life and Works

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics

    By Ali Abdullah Al-Daffa'

    This book, first published in 1977, discusses the Muslim contribution to mathematics during the golden age of Muslim learning from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It was during this period that Muslim culture exerted powerful economic, political and religious influence over a large part of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

  • The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Si¯na¯)

    A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Da¯nish Na¯ma-i 'ala¯'i¯' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge')

    By Parviz Morewedge

    In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ‘ala’I (The…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages

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