Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Geneses: A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam book cover

    Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Islam: Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue book cover

    The Challenge of Islam

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    Addressing challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter, this book engages with the primary challenge - enabling outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. Douglas Pratt offers distinctive perspectives that complement much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular of…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Middle Eastern Minorities: The Impact of the Arab Spring book cover

    Middle Eastern Minorities

    The Impact of the Arab Spring, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Zabad

    This is a comprehensive survey of minorities in the Middle East with a special focus on the post Arab Spring era. Minority communities in the Middle East are the most susceptible to the turbulence engulfing the region; the majority may suffer physical violence and socioeconomic loss, but minorities…

    Paperback – 2019-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Reading Milton through Islam book cover

    Reading Milton through Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Currell, François-Xavier Gleyzon

    John Milton’s poetry and prose are central to our understanding of the aesthetic, political and religious upheavals of early modern England. Innovative recent scholarship, however, continues to expand the range of contexts through which we read Milton beyond Christian Europe, unearthing the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Fatimids and Egypt book cover

    The Fatimids and Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brett

    This Variorum volume is a collection of articles dealing with Egypt under the Fatimids, originally published in diverse journals and books between 1984 and 2013. The Fatimids came to power in North Africa in 910 CE, and ruled in Egypt from 969 to 1171 CE. As Imams and Caliphs, they claimed…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives book cover

    Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics book cover

    Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Fintech in Islamic Finance: Theory and Practice book cover

    Fintech in Islamic Finance

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Umar A. Oseni, S. Nazim Ali

    Featuring high-level analysis of Islamic law, this book examines fintech in Islamic finance from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. Whilst building on existing approaches, it also discusses the current application of fintech in promoting financial inclusion within Sharīʿah law, identifing…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Said Nursi and Science in Islam: Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi book cover

    Said Nursi and Science in Islam

    Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi, 1st Edition

    By Necati Aydin

    This book examines how the prominent Muslim scholar Said Nursi developed an integrative approach to faith and science known as "the other indicative" (mana-i harfi) and explores how his aim to reconcile two academic disciplines, often at odds with one another, could be useful in an educational…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order book cover

    Islamophobia and Surveillance

    Genealogies of a Global Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Renton

    The War on Terror has established a new global order of political structures, legislation, and technologies designed to spy on the world’s Muslims. This book explains the origins and trajectories of this political system. The contributors argue that a constellation of Western ideas about Muslims…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

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