Religion: Islam - Religion

  • The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests: Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War book cover

    The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests

    Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War, 1st Edition

    By Boaz Shoshan

    The early Arab conquests pose a considerable challenge to modern-day historians. The earliest historical written tradition emerges only after the second half of the eighth century- over one hundred years removed from the events it contends to describe, and was undoubtedly influenced by the motives…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

  • Awhad al-Dīn Kirmānī and the Controversy of the Sufi Gaze book cover

    Awhad al-Dīn Kirmānī and the Controversy of the Sufi Gaze

    1st Edition

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Awḥad al-Dīn Kirmānī (d. 1238) was one of the greatest and most colourful Persian Sufis of the medieval period; he was celebrated in his own lifetime by a large number of like-minded followers and other Sufi masters. And yet his form of Sufism was the subject of much discussion within the Islamic…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • European Muslims Transforming the Public Sphere: Religious Participation in the Arts, Media and Civil Society book cover

    European Muslims Transforming the Public Sphere

    Religious Participation in the Arts, Media and Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Asmaa Soliman

    Anti-Muslim voices have become louder in many places in the midst of ongoing atrocities undertaken in the name of Islam. As a result, much of the creative participation of Western Muslims in the public sphere has become overshadowed. This tendency is not only visible in political discussions and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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

  • Narratives of Muslim Womanhood and Women's Agency book cover

    Narratives of Muslim Womanhood and Women's Agency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Minako Sakai, Samina Yasmeen

    Portrayals of Islamic teachings in mass media, often present Muslim women as victims of patriarchal norms. Often covered in a full veil, and without individuality, they tend to be depicted using a monochrome image, across Muslim countries and regions. It does not portray the social reality and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750: The Making of a Civilization book cover

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O. Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Reading the Bible in Islamic Context: Qur'anic Conversations book cover

    Reading the Bible in Islamic Context

    Qur'anic Conversations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J Crowther, Shirin Shafaie, Ida Glaser, Shabbir Akhtar

    In the current political and social climate, there is increasing demand for a deeper understanding of Muslims, the Qur’an and Islam, as well as a keen demand among Muslim scholars to explore ways of engaging with Christians theologically, culturally, and socially. This book explores the ways in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Reading the Bible in Islamic Context Series

  • Sufi Political Thought book cover

    Sufi Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism is generally perceived as being spiritually focused and about the development of the self. However, Sufi orders have been involved historically as important civic and political actors in the Muslim world, having participated extensively in inter-faith dialogue and political challenges to…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia: The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS book cover

    Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS, 1st Edition

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Leadership and Authority in Central Asia: The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan book cover

    Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan, 1st Edition

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora: Secularism, Religion, Representations book cover

    Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islam in Modern Thailand: Faith, Philanthropy and Politics book cover

    Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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