Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Changing God’s Law: The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law book cover

    Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Religion as Empowerment: Global legal perspectives book cover

    Religion as Empowerment

    Global legal perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyriaki Topidi, Lauren Fielder

    This volume shows how and why legal empowerment is important for those exercising their religious rights under various jurisdictions, in conditions of legal pluralism. At the same time, it also questions the thesis that as societies become more modern, they also become less religious. The authors…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam book cover

    Piety and Patienthood in Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Ahmed Ragab

    How did pious medieval Muslims experience health and disease? Rooted in the prophet’s experiences with medicine and healing, Muslim pietistic literature developed cosmologies in which physical suffering and medical interventions interacted with religious obligations and spiritual health. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation: Women-only urban parks in Iran book cover

    Public Urban Space, Gender and Segregation

    Women-only urban parks in Iran, 1st Edition

    By Reza Arjmand

    Public spaces are the renditions of the power symmetry within the social setting it resides in, and is both controlling and confining of power. In an ideologically-laden context, urban design encompasses values and meanings and is utilized as a means to construct the identity and perpetuate visible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Secularism and Identity: Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora book cover

    Secularism and Identity

    Non-Islamiosity in the Iranian Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Reza Gholami

    Within western political, media and academic discourses, Muslim communities are predominantly seen through the prism of their Islamic religiosities, yet there exist within diasporic communities unique and complex secularisms. Drawing on detailed interview and ethnographic material gathered in the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Religion and Urbanism: Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia book cover

    Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25

  • Food, Farming and Religion: Emerging Ethical Perspectives book cover

    Food, Farming and Religion

    Emerging Ethical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Gretel Van Wieren

    Although the religious and ethical consideration of food and eating is not a new phenomenon, the debate about food and eating today is distinctly different from most of what has preceded it in the history of Western culture. Yet the field of environmental ethics, especially religious approaches to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • A Paradox of Honor: Hopes and Perspectives of Muslim-American Women book cover

    A Paradox of Honor

    Hopes and Perspectives of Muslim-American Women, 1st Edition

    By Tayeba Shaikh, Jennifer M. Ossege, Richard W. Sears

    Based on original interviews of 22 Muslim-American women of South Asian descent on the topics of honor and honor killings, this book examines honor and culture, and their intersections with power, tradition, gender, family, and religion. Additionally, it incorporates an autoethnographic…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20

  • Reporting Islam: International best practice for journalists book cover

    Reporting Islam

    International best practice for journalists, 1st Edition

    By Jacqui Ewart, Kate O'Donnell

    Reporting Islam argues for innovative approaches to media coverage of Muslims and their faith. The book examines the ethical dilemmas faced by Western journalists when reporting on this topic and offers a range of alternative journalistic techniques that will help news media practitioners move away…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20

  • Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia book cover

    Islam, Sufism and Everyday Politics of Belonging in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deepra Dandekar, Torsten Tschacher

    This book looks at the study of ideas, practices and institutions in South Asian Islam, commonly identified as ‘Sufism’, and how they relate to politics in South Asia. While the importance of Sufism for the lives of South Asian Muslims has been repeatedly asserted, the specific role played by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Muslims, Identity, and American Politics book cover

    Muslims, Identity, and American Politics

    1st Edition

    By Brian Calfano

    Calfano provides an examination of the pressures faced by Muslims, often considered political and social outsiders in western nations, especially in the United States. Identity is a complex concept, especially when considering the role that group attachments play in affecting how one sees her/his…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16

  • A Muslim Response to Evil: Said Nursi on the Theodicy book cover

    A Muslim Response to Evil

    Said Nursi on the Theodicy, 1st Edition

    By Tubanur Yesilhark Ozkan

    While Christian approaches to the problem of evil have been much discussed, the issue of theodicy in Islam is relatively neglected. A Muslim Response to Evil explores new insights and viewpoints and discusses possible solutions to theodicy and the problem of evil through the early philosophy and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13

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