Religion: Featured Titles

6Featured Titles

  • Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority book cover

    Alternative Islamic Discourses and Religious Authority

    Edited by Susanne Olsson, Carool Kersten

    Like anywhere else, the present-day Islamic world too is grappling with modernity and postmodernity, secularisation and globalisation. Muslims are raising questions about religious representations and authority. This has given rise to the emergence of alternative Islamic discourses which challenge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Islam in Historical Perspective book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • Introducing Islam book cover

    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

  • Islam in the Modern World book cover

    Islam in the Modern World

    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

  • The Islamic World book cover

    The Islamic World

    Edited by Andrew Rippin

    The Islamic World is an outstanding guide to Islamic faith and culture in all its geographical and historical diversity. Written by a distinguished international team of scholars, it elucidates the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious traditions. Its grounding in…

    Paperback – 2010-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds