Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

    Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam book cover

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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

  • Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Lure of the Other book cover

    Conversion and Islam in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Lure of the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Norton

    The topic of religious conversion into and out of Islam as a historical phenomenon is mired in a sea of debate and misunderstanding. It has often been viewed as the permanent crossing of not just a religious divide, but in the context of the early modern Mediterranean also political, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Islam and Postcolonial Discourse: Purity and Hybridity book cover

    Islam and Postcolonial Discourse

    Purity and Hybridity, 1st Edition

    By Esra Mirze Santesso, James McClung

    Largely, though not exclusively, as a legacy of the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, Islamic faith has become synonymous in many corners of the media and academia with violence, which many believe to be its primary mode of expression. The absence of a sophisticated recognition of the wide…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law: A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain book cover

    Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought: Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi book cover

    Free Will and Predestination in Islamic Thought

    Theoretical Compromises in the Works of Avicenna, al-Ghazali and Ibn 'Arabi, 1st Edition

    By Maria De Cillis

    The subject of "human free-will" versus "divine predestination" is one of the most contentious topics in classical Islamic thought. By focusing on a theme of central importance to any philosophy of religion, and to Islam in particular, this book offers a critical study of the intellectual…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Routledge Library Editions: International Islam book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

    1st Edition

    By Various

    First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Legal Pluralism in the Holy City: Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem book cover

    Legal Pluralism in the Holy City

    Competing Courts, Forum Shopping, and Institutional Dynamics in Jerusalem, 1st Edition

    By Ido Shahar

    This book provides an unprecedented portrayal of a lively shari'a court in contemporary West Jerusalem, which belongs to the Israeli legal system but serves Palestinian residents of the eastern part of the city. It draws a rich picture of an intriguing institution, operating in an environment…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • 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 Family Law in Western Courts book cover

    Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Muslim Active Citizenship in the West book cover

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    1st Edition

    By Mario Peucker, Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West investigates the emergence and nature of Muslims’ struggle for recognition as full members of society in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. What actions have been taken by Muslims to achieve equal civic standing? How do socio-political and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

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