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  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Islamic movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Perspectives on Early Islamic Mysticism

    The World of al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī and his Contemporaries, 1st Edition

    By Sara Sviri

    This monograph explores the original literary produce of Muslim mystics during the eighth–tenth centuries, with special attention to nineteenth-century mystics, such as al-Tustarī, al-Muḥāsibī, al-Kharrāz, al-Junayd and, in particular, al-Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī. Unlike other studies dealing with the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Contemporary Approaches to the Qurʾan and its Interpretation in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Ali Akbar, Abdullah Saeed

    This book sets out how contemporary Iranian scholars have approached the Qurʾān during recent decades. It particularly aims to explore the contributions of scholars that have emerged in the post 1979-revolution era, outlining their primary interpretive methods and foundational theories regarding…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Muslim Piety as Economy

    Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Fischer, Jérémy Jammes

    The first volume to explore Muslim piety as a form of economy, this book examines specific forms of production, trade, regulation, consumption, entrepreneurship and science that condition – and are themselves conditioned by – Islamic values, logics and politics. With a focus on Southeast Asia as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Material Religion and Spirituality

  • Islamic Conversation

    Sohbet and Ethics in Contemporary Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Smita Tewari Jassal

    The book evaluates on-going ethical conversations to learn how emotional communication is received, teachings are internalized, and a religious world-view is brought to life. Exploring how religious values saturate people’s consciousness to induce subtle shifts in moral and ethical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Muslim Women and Gender Justice

    Concepts, Sources, and Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina El Omari, Juliane Hammer, Mouhanad Khorchide

    This volume brings together the work of a group of Islamic studies scholars from across the globe. They discuss how past and present Muslim women have participated in the struggle for gender justice in Muslim communities and around the world. The essays demonstrate a diversity of methodological…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Cultural Fusion of Sufi Islam

    Alternative Paths to Mystical Faith, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarwar Alam

    It has been argued that the mystical Sufi form of Islam is the most sensitive to other cultures, being accommodative to other traditions and generally tolerant to peoples of other faiths. It readily becomes integrated into local cultures and they are similarly often infused into Sufism. Examples of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate

    Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West, 1st Edition

    By Elisa Orofino

    Investigating the appeal of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), the study expands on why non-violent radical forms of Islam still attract segments of Muslim communities in the West. Being one of the few comprehensive studies on HT, this book discusses how this Islamist group advocate for the caliphate…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • The State and Religious Violence in Indonesia

    Minority Faiths and Vigilantism, 1st Edition

    By A’an Suryana

    This book analyses the response of the Indonesian state to violence against Ahmadiyah and Shi’a minority communities by foregrounding the close connections between state officials and vigilante groups, which influenced the way the post-Soeharto democratic Indonesian governments addressed the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World

    Trends, Themes, and Issues, 1st Edition

    By Carool Kersten

    This book presents an intellectual history of today’s Muslim world, surveying contemporary Muslim thinking in its various manifestations, addressing a variety of themes that impact on the lives of present-day Muslims. Focusing on the period from roughly the late 1960s to the first decade of the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

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