Religion: Philosophy of Islam

  • Contemporary Thought in the Muslim World: Trends, Themes, and Issues book cover

    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 – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Said Nursi and Science in Islam: Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi book cover

    Said Nursi and Science in Islam

    Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi, 1st Edition

    By Necati Aydin

    This book examines how the prominent Muslim scholar Said Nursi developed an integrative approach to faith and science known as "the other indicative" (mana-i harfi) and explores how his aim to reconcile two academic disciplines, often at odds with one another, could be useful in an educational…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran: The Epistemological Turn in Islamic Reform Discourse book cover

    The Philosophy of Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Epistemological Turn in Islamic Reform Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Heydar Shadi

    This book explores the intellectual discourse in post-revolutionary Iran. It focuses on Abdolkarim Soroush, a leading Muslim liberal thinker, whose theory of religion is regarded as highly relevant to the current theological and intellectual dynamics in the Islamic world. The Philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Al-Ghazali and the Divine book cover

    Al-Ghazali and the Divine

    1st Edition

    By Massimo Campanini

    This book examines the philosophy of al-Ghazali, analysing his conception of God within Islamic theology. Seeking to contribute to the greater understanding of Muslim thought, it analyses his ‘orthodox’ theory, based on the notion that the spiritual struggle (jihad) and philosophical enquiry are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • The Genealogy of Terror: How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism book cover

    The Genealogy of Terror

    How to distinguish between Islam, Islamism and Islamist Extremism, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L. N. Wilkinson

    In the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the events of 9/11, 7/7, the War on Terror and the Caliphate and atrocities of the so-called Islamic State have dominated Western consciousness and wreaked havoc in parts of the Muslim-majority world. In their wake, a spate of books has been…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Foundations of Islamic Governance: A Southeast Asian Perspective book cover

    Foundations of Islamic Governance

    A Southeast Asian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Maszlee Malik

    The aim of this book is to explore and analyze the Islamic axioms, foundation principles and values underpinning the field of governance in an attempt to construct the architectonics of a new systemic and dynamic theory and formulate the articulation of ‘Islamic governance’. This discursive and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977): An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French, 1st Edition

    By Don Wismer

    First published in 1977, this book is intended as a record of sources in Islamic prophetology which focus on the prophet Isa — Jesus in Christian theology. The Islamic Isa differs markedly from the Christian Jesus, most obviously in that, although considered an important prophet, he is overshadowed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Islam: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation book cover

    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, Modernity and a New Millennium: Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam book cover

    Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium

    Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam, 1st Edition

    By Ali Paya

    As the world becomes increasingly globalised Islam faces some important choices. Does it seek to "modernise" in line with the cultures in which it is practised, or does it retain its traditions even if they are at odds with the surrounding society? This book utilizes a critical rationalist…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge

  • Islamic Environmentalism: Activism in the United States and Great Britain book cover

    Islamic Environmentalism

    Activism in the United States and Great Britain, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Hancock

    Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism in the United States and Great Britain. The book focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic organizations that approach environmentalism as a religious duty: offering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Avicenna: His Life and Works book cover

    Avicenna

    His Life and Works, 1st Edition

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání: Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical book cover

    The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical, 1st Edition

    By W.J. Prendergast

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

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