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  • Islamic Economics book cover

    Islamic Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shafiq Alvi, Amer al-Roubaie

    The editors of this new collection write: Western economists define economics as the branch of knowledge or science which investigates how scarce resources are best allocated into competing claims upon them. These claims are socially and culturally determined. Islamic economics and its principles…

    Hardback – 2013-07-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Islamic Political and Social Movements book cover

    Islamic Political and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Studies in Medieval Muslim Thought and History book cover

    Studies in Medieval Muslim Thought and History

    1st Edition

    By Wilferd Madelung, edited by Sabine Schmidtke

    This volume complements the selections of Wilferd Madelung’s articles previously published by Variorum (Religious Schools and Sects in Medieval Islam, Religious and Ethnic Movements in Medieval Islam and Studies in Medieval ShÄ«ism). The first sections contain articles examining intellectual and…

    Hardback – 2013-03-13
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Tafsir: Interpreting the Qur'an book cover

    Tafsir

    Interpreting the Qur'an, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Within the classical Islamic tradition, the field of Qur'anic exegesis, more commonly referred to as tafsir, occupies a revered place among the traditional Muslim sciences. Although tafsir encompasses various approaches to the explication of the Qur’an and these include legal, theological,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Studies on Sufism in Central Asia book cover

    Studies on Sufism in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Devin DeWeese

    Studies on Sufism in Central Asia reproduces 12 studies which explore previously unstudied sources with an eye to identifying prominent developments in the social and organizational history of the major Sufi groupings of the region; The chronological range reflected in the studies included here…

    Hardback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in Medieval Shi'ism book cover

    Studies in Medieval Shi'ism

    1st Edition

    By Wilferd Madelung, edited by Sabine Schmidtke

    This volume complements the selections of Wilferd Madelung's articles previously published by Variorum (Religious Schools and Sects in Medieval Islam, and Religious and Ethnic Movements in Medieval Islam). The first articles here examine legal and political aspects of early Shi`ism. The following…

    Hardback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Islamic Astronomy and Geography book cover

    Islamic Astronomy and Geography

    1st Edition

    By David A. King

    This volume of 12 studies, mainly published during the past 15 years, begins with an overview of the Islamic astronomy covering not only sophisticated mathematical astronomy and instrumentation but also simple folk astronomy, and the ways in which astronomy was used in the service of religion. It…

    Hardback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Buddhism and Religious Diversity book cover

    Buddhism and Religious Diversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel

    'A major publishing event, not only in Buddhist studies but also for those working in the area of interfaith encounter and theology of religions.' Japanese Journal of Religious Studies In today’s globalized world, religious diversity has become one of the strongest challenges to the…

    Hardback – 2012-09-28
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe: Theories and Approaches book cover

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe

    Theories and Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Paola Zambelli

    Astrology and Magic from the Medieval Latin and Islamic World to Renaissance Europe brings together ten of Paola Zambelli's papers on the subject, four of which are published in English for the first time. The papers in Part I of this volume deal with theories: the ideas of astrology and magic…

    Hardback – 2012-08-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Religion, Magic, and the Origins of Science in Early Modern England book cover

    Religion, Magic, and the Origins of Science in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By John Henry

    In these articles John Henry argues on the one hand for the intimate relationship between religion and early modern attempts to develop new understandings of nature, and on the other hand for the role of occult concepts in early modern natural philosophy. Focussing on the scene in England, the…

    Hardback – 2012-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Reform, Representation and Theology in Nicholas of Cusa and His Age book cover

    Reform, Representation and Theology in Nicholas of Cusa and His Age

    1st Edition

    By H. Lawrence Bond, Gerald Christianson

    While most works on Nicholas of Cusa concentrate either on his early career as author of the monumental 'Catholic Concordance' or on his later career as writer of remarkable philosophical/theological works such as 'On Learned Ignorance' and 'The Vision of God', the essays included here attempt to…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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