Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions: A Comparison of Theory and Practice book cover

    Judging in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian Legal Traditions

    A Comparison of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Janos Jany

    This book presents a comparative analysis of the judiciary in the Islamic, Jewish and Zoroastrian legal systems. It compares postulations of legal theory to legal practice in order to show that social practice can diverge significantly from religious and legal principles. It thus provides a greater…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Islamic Mysticism and Abu Talib Al-Makki: The Role of the Heart book cover

    Islamic Mysticism and Abu Talib Al-Makki

    The Role of the Heart, 1st Edition

    By Saeko Yazaki

    Both in everyday language and religious metaphor, the heart often embodies the true self and is considered to be the seat of emotion in many cultures. Many Muslim thinkers have attempted to clarify the nature of Sufism using its metaphorical image, particularly in the tenth and eleventh centuries.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Ghazali's Politics in Context book cover

    Ghazali's Politics in Context

    1st Edition

    By Yazeed Said

    Imam Abü Hamid al-Ghazalı is perhaps the most celebrated Muslim theologian of medieval Islam yet little attention has been paid to his personal theology. This book sets out to investigate the relationship between law and politics in the writings of Ghazalı and aims to establish the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Making Sense of the Secular: Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia book cover

    Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sayyids and Sharifs in Muslim Societies: The Living Links to the Prophet book cover

    Sayyids and Sharifs in Muslim Societies

    The Living Links to the Prophet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kazuo Morimoto

    The global Muslim population includes a large number of lineal descendants and relatives of the Prophet Muhammad. These kinsfolk, most often known as "sayyid" or "sharif," form a distinct social category in many Muslim societies, and their status can afford them special treatment in legal matters…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

  • Islam, Standards, and Technoscience: In Global Halal Zones book cover

    Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

    In Global Halal Zones, 1st Edition

    By Johan Fischer

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Almohad Revolution: Politics and Religion in the Islamic West during the Twelfth-Thirteenth Centuries book cover

    The Almohad Revolution

    Politics and Religion in the Islamic West during the Twelfth-Thirteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Maribel Fierro

    The studies in this collection comprise a series of explorations into the revolutionary character of the Almohad movement in medieval North Africa and Spain and how it was expressed, including through compelling visual and auditory means. Almohad silver coins were minted square instead of round,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islam and Higher Education: Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Islam and Higher Education

    Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Marodsilton Muborakshoeva

    This book is the first study to qualitatively explore the concepts of higher education in Muslim contexts. It examines the different concepts of ‘a university’ and the way they shape practice in Muslim contexts, with a particular focus on the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Contributing to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islam and International Relations: Fractured Worlds book cover

    Islam and International Relations

    Fractured Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Mustapha Kamal Pasha

    Islam and International Relations: Fractured Worlds reframes and radically disrupts perceived understanding of the nature and location of Islamic impulses in international relations. This collection of innovative essays written by Mustapha Kamal Pasha presents an alternative reading of contestation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Orthodoxy and Islam: Theology and Muslim–Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey book cover

    Orthodoxy and Islam

    Theology and Muslim–Christian Relations in Modern Greece and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Archimandrite 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 – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Eastern Values; Western Milieu: Identities and Aspirations of Adolescent British Muslim Girls book cover

    Eastern Values; Western Milieu

    Identities and Aspirations of Adolescent British Muslim Girls, 1st Edition

    By Tehmina N. Basit

    In this book, Tehmina Basit examines the educational, social and career aspirations of adolescent Muslim girls in the context of their present experiences in contemporary Britain. She gathered data for the study over a period of twenty months, mainly by in-depth interviewing. The book portrays…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Sacred Law of Islam: A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System book cover

    The Sacred Law of Islam

    A Case Study of Women's Treatment in the Islamic Republic of Iran's Criminal Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Hamid R. Kusha

    Islam’s Sacred Law is one of the most complex, detailed and comprehensive legal theories that Islam, as a Western religion, has produced in its capacity as a doctrine of social justice. However, few available texts have dealt with the treatment of women under the actual system of justice that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

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