Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Fatimid History and Ismaili Doctrine book cover

    Fatimid History and Ismaili Doctrine

    1st Edition

    By Paul E. Walker

    The thirteen studies in this volume explore critical problems in Fatimid history and historiography, many specifically focused on the content of doctrinal writings produced by the Ismaili supporters and agents of this caliphate who worked on behalf of the dynasty both within the empire and outside.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World: Images and Cultures book cover

    Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World

    Images and Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cutler

    Relations between Byzantium and its neighbours are the focus of this volume. The papers address questions of cultural exchange, with special attention to art historical relations as shown by technical, iconographic and diplomatic exchanges. While addressed to specialists, both their approach and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings book cover

    Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Ibn Sina and his Influence on the Arabic and Latin World book cover

    Ibn Sina and his Influence on the Arabic and Latin World

    1st Edition

    By Jules Janssens

    This volume focuses on Ibn Sina - the Avicenna of the Latin West - and the enormous impact of his philosophy in both the Islamic and Christian worlds. Jules Janssens opens with a new introductory article, surveying the position of work in the field. The next studies look at Ibn Sina's work and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • From Kavad to al-Ghazali: Religion, Law and Political Thought in the Near East, c.600–c.1100 book cover

    From Kavad to al-Ghazali

    Religion, Law and Political Thought in the Near East, c.600–c.1100, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Crone

    This volume brings together twelve articles by Patricia Crone dealing with pre-Islamic and Islamic religion, law and political thought. The first section focuses on the centuries before Islam, with studies on Mazdakism in Iran and on Islam as the key factor behind the outbreak of Iconoclasm in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Islamic Art, 650–1100: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I book cover

    Early Islamic Art, 650–1100

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Early Islamic Art, 650-1100 is the first in a set of four volumes of studies by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the three subsequent volumes being entitled…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam book cover

    Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Fedwa Malti-Douglas

    From rulers to uninvited guests, from women to thieves, from dreams to names, from blindness to torture - in a series of ground-breaking studies, Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam explores the multi-layered and complex textual universe of medieval Islam. The power of the ruler sits…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islam and Society book cover

    Islam and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thijl Sunier

    This new 4 volume collection will bring together the key literature on Islam and Society. In four broad themes the collection will cover Islam and power; minorities and pluralism; everyday life, ethics and community building; subjectivation, discipline and piety. Fully indexed and including a newly…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Islam and Popular Culture book cover

    Islam and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Piela

    This collection aims to bring together writings that trace and critically analyse Islamic aspects of many modern-day popular cultural practices and products. The concepts of 'Islam' and 'popular culture' are both contested and context-dependent, and as such, they are understood here on inclusive,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Islam and Modernity book cover

    Islam and Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nasar Meer

    The relationship between Islam and modernity has generated and rich but complex literature. While competing accounts sometimes appear incommensurable, there is at least some convergence on the view that Islam and modernity reflect an unsettled encounter. For some this is self-evident because the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-20
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters book cover

    Muslim-Christian Encounters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Muslim Diasporas in the West book cover

    Muslim Diasporas in the West

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tahir Abbas

    This major works collection surveys the nature of Muslim Diasporas in the west from a sociological perspective, exploring the issues of migration, integration, identity, politics, Islamophobia and radicalisation. This four-volume collected works is the state of the art on the research and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

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