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  • Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam

    By Ahmed Ragab

    How did pious medieval Muslims experience health and disease? Rooted in the prophet’s experiences with medicine and healing, Muslim pietistic literature developed cosmologies in which physical suffering and medical interventions interacted with religious obligations and spiritual health. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

  • Awhad al-Din Kirmani and the Controversy of the Sufi Gaze

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Awḥad al-Dīn Kirmānī (d. 1238) was one of the greatest and most colourful Persian Sufis of the medieval period; he was celebrated in his own lifetime by a large number of like-minded followers and other Sufi masters. And yet his form of Sufism was the subject of much discussion within the Islamic…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Islam and Society

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O. Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Early Islam

    Edited by Herbert Berg

    The formative period of Islam remains highly contested. From the beginning of modern scholarship on this formative period, scholars have questioned traditional Muslim accounts on early Islam. The scholarly fixation is mirrored by sectarian groups and movements within Islam, most of which trace…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23
    Routledge

  • Ismaili History and Intellectual Traditions

    By Farhad Daftary

    The Ismailis represent an important Shiʿi Muslim community with rich intellectual and literary traditions. The complex history of the Ismailis dates back to the second/eighth century when they separated from other Shiʿi groups under the leadership of their own imams. Soon afterwards, the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an

    Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century

    By Majid Daneshgar

    Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī Jawharī was an Egyptian exegete known for having produced a scientific interpretation of the Qurʾān. A pioneering scholar in terms of familiarising the people of his time with many previously neglected matters regarding Islam and science, his publications shocked the Cairo…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Islam and Popular Culture

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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