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Islam

  • Islam

    A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation, 1st Edition

    By Imran Aijaz

    Islam as a religion and a way of life guides millions of people around the world and has a significant impact on worldly affairs. To many Muslims, however, a philosophical understanding or assessment of Islamic belief is seen as a feeble and religiously inappropriate attempt to understand matters…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Investigating Philosophy of Religion

  • Islam in Historical Perspective

    2nd Edition

    By Alexander Knysh

    Islam in Historical Perspective provides readers with an introduction to Islam, Islamic history and societies with carefully selected historical and scriptural evidence that enables them to form a comprehensive and balanced vision of Islam’s rise and evolution across the centuries and up to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • The Qur'an

    The Basics, 2nd Edition

    By Massimo Campanini

    This second edition of a popular introduction to the Qur’an includes an essential updated reference guide, including a chronology of the revelation, links to internet resources, and suggestions for further reading. Exploring the Qur'an's reception through history, its key teachings, and its place…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • What is Islamic Philosophy?

    1st Edition

    By Roy Jackson

    What is Islamic Philosophy? offers a broad introduction to Islamic thought, from its origins to the many challenging issues facing Muslims in the contemporary world. The chapters explore early Islamic philosophy and trace its development through key themes and figures up to the twenty-first century…

    Paperback – 2014-02-06
    Routledge

  • Introducing Islam

    2nd Edition

    By William E. Shepard

    Just what is Islam and what does it mean to be a Muslim in the world today? Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, Islam has become one of the most controversial and misunderstood religions in the world. Introducing Islam encourages students to put aside their preconceptions and explore this fascinating…

    Paperback – 2014-01-21
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Studying Islam in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Marranci

    This book presents Islam as a lived religion through observation and discussion of how Muslims from a variety of countries, traditions and views practice their religion. It conveys the experiences of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and demonstrates the dynamic and heterogeneous…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Routledge
    Studying Religions in Practice

  • Reading the Qur'an in the Twenty-First Century

    A Contextualist Approach, 1st Edition

    By Abdullah Saeed

    Reading the Qur’an in the Twenty-First Century considers the development of Qur’anic interpretation and highlights modern debates around new approaches to interpretation. It explores how Muslims from various theological, legal, socio-political and philosophical backgrounds think about the meaning…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Contemporary Islam

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Leaman

    This book helps to deepen our understanding of the varieties of contemporary Islam and the issues that are of most concern to Muslims today. Oliver Leaman explores some of the controversies and debates that exist within Islam and between Islam and other religions. He considers how the religion can…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12
    Routledge

  • Islam in the Modern World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey T. Kenney, Ebrahim Moosa

    This comprehensive introduction explores the landscape of contemporary Islam. Written by a distinguished team of scholars, it: provides broad overviews of the developments, events, people and movements that have defined Islam in the three majority-Muslim regions traces the connections between…

    Paperback – 2013-07-11
    Routledge
    Religions in the Modern World

  • Classical Islam

    A Sourcebook of Religious Literature, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Norman Calder, Jawid Mojaddedi, Andrew Rippin

    This definitive sourcebook presents more than sixty authoritative new translations of key Islamic texts. Edited and translated by three leading specialists, Classical Islam features eight thematically-linked sections covering the Qur'ān and its interpretation, the life of Muhammad, hadīth, law,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-24
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Islam Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kreinath

    The Anthropology of Islam Reader brings together a rich variety of ethnographic work, offering an insight into various forms of Islam as practiced in different geographic, social, and cultural contexts. Topics explored include Ramadan and the Hajj, the Feast of Sacrifice, and the representation of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09
    Routledge

  • Islam: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Colin Turner

    Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts.  Key topics covered include: the Qur'an and its teachings the life of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Qur'an

    Modern Muslim Interpretations, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Campanini

    The Qur’an: Modern Muslim Interpretations offers a lucid guide to how Muslims have read the Qur’an in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Massimo Campanini explores early approaches to the understanding of the Qur’an, including that of the Salafis and the construction of the Islamic…

    Paperback – 2010-09-24
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Islam

    4th Edition

    By Frederick Denny

    An Introduction to Islam, Fourth Edition, provides students with a thorough, unified and topical introduction to the global religious community of Islam. In addition, the author's extensive field work, experience, and scholarship combined with his engaging writing style and passion for the subject…

    Paperback – 2010-01-11
    Routledge

  • The Qur'an

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Abdullah Saeed

    There is much more to the Qur'an than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Qur'an can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students, it examines the Qur'an in Western…

    Paperback – 2008-01-24
    Routledge

  • Islam: The Key Concepts

    Islam: The Key Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Kecia Ali, Oliver Leaman

    Islam: The Key Concepts is a clear and concise guide to the religion and culture of Islam. Kecia Ali and Oliver Leaman explore this highly topical subject focusing on key issues including: the Qur’an, faith, theology, gender, fundamentalism, martyrdom, Jihad, Islam in America, Islam in…

    Paperback – 2007-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Understanding the Islamic Scripture

    1st Edition

    By Mustansir Mir

    This book makes the Qur'an accessible to the English-speaking student who lacks the linguistic background to read it in the original Arabic by offering accessible translations of, and commentary on, a series of selected passages that are representative of the Islamic scripture. Mustanstir Mir,…

    Paperback – 2007-09-18
    Routledge

  • Islamic Thought

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Abdullah Saeed

    Islamic Thought is a fresh and contemporary introduction to the philosophies and doctrines of Islam. Abdullah Saeed, a distinguished Muslim scholar, traces the development of religious knowledge in Islam, from the pre-modern to the modern period. The book focuses on Muslim thought, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2006-07-14
    Routledge

  • Fifty Key Figures in Islam

    1st Edition

    By Roy Jackson

    The perfect resource for those wishing to learn more about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, Fifty Key Figures in Islam explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1,500 years. Covering key figures such as the Prophet…

    Paperback – 2006-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides