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  • Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages book cover

    Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Richard Newhauser

    Richard Newhauser examines here aspects of the moral tradition of medieval thought, specifically the construction of the seven deadly sins, their offspring, and related schematizations of immorality in the Latin West. The emphasis in these studies is on the malleability of moral categories, their…

    Hardback – 2007-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Mongols in the Islamic Lands: Studies in the History of the Ilkhanate book cover

    The Mongols in the Islamic Lands

    Studies in the History of the Ilkhanate, 1st Edition

    By Reuven Amitai

    The Mongols had a profound effect on the regions that they ruled in the eastern Muslim world, from the first Mongol invasion in 1219 through the breakup of the Ilkhanate in 1335 and the various, short-lived successor states. The influence of their rule - positive as well as negative - on the…

    Hardback – 2007-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islam in Africa and the Middle East: Studies on Conversion and Renewal book cover

    Islam in Africa and the Middle East

    Studies on Conversion and Renewal, 1st Edition

    By Nehemia Levtzion, Michel Abitbol

    This second volume of studies by the late Nehemia Levtzion pursues the themes covered in his previous collection, Islam in West Africa; it also maintains a particular interest in the history of Africa while including broader chronological and geographic perspectives. It includes four new papers,…

    Hardback – 2007-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Sociology of Religion 5 vols: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    Sociology of Religion 5 vols

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Hamilton

    This new Routledge Major Work is a five-volume collection of seminal and influential articles, chapters, and extracts in the sociology of religion and related disciplines. The collection uniquely brings together material ranging widely from conceptual and theoretical discussions through substantive…

    Hardback – 2007-04-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Encyclopedia of Buddhism book cover

    Encyclopedia of Buddhism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

    Reflects the current state of scholarship in Buddhist Studies, its entries being written by specialists in many areas, presenting an accurate overview of Buddhist history, thought and practices, most entries having cross-referencing to others and bibliographical references. Contain around 1000…

    Hardback – 2007-03-09
    Routledge

  • Early Islamic Theology: The Mu`tazilites and al-Ash`ari: Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. II book cover

    Early Islamic Theology: The Mu`tazilites and al-Ash`ari

    Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Richard M. Frank, edited by Dimitri Gutas

    This is the second of three volumes reprinting the collected papers on Islamic subjects by Richard M. Frank, Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of America. It brings together Franks's articles on early kalam, the Mu`tazilites, and the development of the thought of al-Ash`ari. The studies…

    Hardback – 2007-02-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Political Islam book cover

    Political Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Bringing together canonical and the best cutting-edge scholarship in one useful reference resource, the shortcomings as well as the successes of Islamism are fully examined in this three volume collection of seventy-five key journal articles on all aspects of modern political Islamism. 'Political…

    Hardback – 2006-12-06
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Interpretation and Jurisprudence in Medieval Islam book cover

    Interpretation and Jurisprudence in Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Norman Calder, Jawid Mojaddedi

    At the time of his death in 1998, at the age of 47, Norman Calder had become the most widely-discussed scholar in his field. This was largely focused on his monograph, Studies in Early Muslim Jurisprudence (Oxford, 1993), which boldly challenged existing theories about the origins of Islamic Law.…

    Hardback – 2006-11-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Masters of Learned Ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus book cover

    Masters of Learned Ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus

    1st Edition

    By Donald F. Duclow

    The medieval Christian West's most radical practitioners of a Neoplatonic, negative theology with a mystical focus are John Scottus Eriugena, Meister Eckhart and Nicholas Cusanus. All three mastered what Cusanus described as docta ignorantia: reflecting on their awareness that they could know…

    Hardback – 2006-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Byzantine and Early Islamic Near East book cover

    The Byzantine and Early Islamic Near East

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    The essays in this volume deal with the history of the Middle East from c.550 to 1000 AD. There are three main themes: Syria in Late Antiquity and the changes and continuities with the early Islamic period; relations between Muslims and the Byzantine Empire from the 8th to the 11th centuries; and…

    Hardback – 2006-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islam and Globalization book cover

    Islam and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Globalization has opened up non-Western societies to forces of economic, political and cultural liberalism for the first time, and this process has had a profound effect upon Islamic societies, causing unease and concern among many Muslims. Moreover, this apprehension has been exacerbated by the…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Reorientations of Western Thought from Antiquity to the Renaissance book cover

    Reorientations of Western Thought from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By F. Edward Cranz, Nancy Struever

    The previous Variorum collection of studies by the late F. Edward Cranz focused specifically on Nicholas of Cusa. The present selection has an equally clear focus, but a far broader scope: it brings together materials on his major thesis, of a fundamental reorientation of the categories of thought…

    Hardback – 2006-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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