Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Orthodoxy and Islam

    Theology and Muslim-Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey

    By Nikolaos-Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos

    Church History reveals that Christianity has its roots in Palestine during the first century and was spread throughout the Mediterranean countries by the Apostles. However, despite sharing the same ancestry, Muslims and Christians have been living in a challenging symbiotic co-existence for more…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Constructing Nationalism in Iran

    From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic

    Edited by Meir Litvak

    Nationalism has played an important role in the cultural and intellectual discourse of modernity that emerged in Iran from the late nineteenth century to the present, promoting new formulations of collective identity and advocating a new and more active role for the broad strata of the public in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • (Il)liberal Europe: Islamophobia, Modernity and Radicalization

    Edited by Natalie J. Doyle, Irfan Ahmad

    Europe sees itself as embodying the ideals of modernity, especially in relation to democracy and the respect for human rights. Faced on the one hand with the need for public recognition of a new population of Muslim identity, and the threat of violent radicalization on the other, Europe is falling…

    Hardback – 2017-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A social history of Qajar Tehran

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Middle Eastern Minorities

    The Impact of the Arab Spring

    By Ibrahim Zabad

    This is a comprehensive survey of minorities in the Middle East with a special focus on the post Arab Spring era and a rich trove of information and insights generated from the detailed case studies: the Shī‘a in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Lebanon and Egypt, the Druze, the Alawites, Christians and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam

    A Critical Reading of the Modernist-Apologetic School

    By Uriya Shavit

    The modernist-apologetic approach to the relation between revelation and science and politics has been a central part of Arab discourses on the future of Muslim societies for over a century. This approach introduced historical and theological narratives and interpretative mechanisms that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The New Testament in Muslim Eyes

    Paul's Letter to the Galatians

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This book provides commentary and analysis, from a Muslim perspective, on the writing of St. Paul. In particular it provides a close textual reading of Galatians, and discusses wider Christian theology and the New Testament whilst simultaneously opening a dialogue with the Qur’an, and Islamic…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Biblical Interpretation in Islamic Contexts

  • The Symbolic Scenarios of Islamism

    A Study in Islamic Political Thought

    By Andrea Mura

    The Symbolic Scenarios of Islamism initiates a dialogue between the discourse of three of the most discussed figures in the history of the Sunni Islamic movement—Hasan al-Banna, Sayyid Qutb, and Osama bin Laden—and contemporary debates across religion and political theory, providing a crucial…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies

    Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten, Lenart Škof

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge

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