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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
This book argues that the centre of gravity for alternative Islamic discourses will continue to shift from the Arabic-speaking 'heartland' towards the geographical peripheries of the Muslim world and expatriate Muslims in North America and Europe. This process has consequences for the question of authority among Muslims. In view of recent seismic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
With nearly 1500 rich years of history and culture to its name, Islam is one of the world?s great faiths and, in modern times, the subject of increasingly passionate debate by believers and non-believers alike. Islam: The Basics is a concise and timely introduction to all aspects of Muslim belief and practice. Topics covered include: The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
This book presents Islam as a lived religion through observation and discussion of how Muslims from a variety of countries, traditions and views practice their religion. It conveys the experiences of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds and demonstrates the dynamic and heterogeneous world of Islam. The fascinating case studies range... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 22.99
Die Angst vor dem Islam geht um in Europa. Jeder dritte Befragte erklärte in einer Infratest-dimap-Umfrage 2010: "Ein Deutschland ohne Islam wäre besser". Fast 60 Prozent wollen nach einer anderen Studie die Religionsfreiheit für Muslime "erheblich einschränken". Über die konkreten Erscheinungsformen von Islamophobie im direkten Lebensumfeld sagen... more...
- Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 12.99
The Light of Wisdom Vol. I contains the root terma ---hidden treasure text --- of Padmasambhava, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence and its commentary The Light of Wisdom by Jamgon Kongtrul the Great. Annotations on the commentary Entering the Path of Wisdom spoken by Jamyang Drakpa and recorded by Jokyab Rinpoche are included as well as clarifications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published 1987. The first part of the volume is concerned with "The Roots of the Islamic Tradition and Spirituality". These are seen to include the Qu?ran as the central theophany of Islam, the Prophet who received the word of God and made it known to mankind and the rites of Islam. The second part examines the divisions of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This user-friendly reference work provides an accessible introduction to Islam for the general reader and student alike. It presents a historical overview, a description of Islam as a living faith along with a discussion of the problems raised by Western perceptions of Islam. Including key dates and simple definitions, the book provides readers with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This book helps to deepen our understanding of the varieties of contemporary Islam and the issues that are of most concern to Muslims today. Oliver Leaman explores some of the controversies and debates that exist within Islam and between Islam and other religions. He considers how the religion can be defined by looking at the contrast between competing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive introduction explores the landscape of contemporary Islam. Written by a distinguished team of scholars, it: provides broad overviews of the developments, events, people and movements that have defined Islam in the three majority-Muslim regions traces the connections between traditional Islamic institutions and concerns, and... more...