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- Atria Books 2011; US$ 16.00
In Allah, Liberty and Love, Irshad Manji paves a path for Muslims and non-Muslims to transcend the fears that stop so many of us from living with honest-to- God integrity: the fear of offending others in a multicultural world as well as the fear of questioning our own communities. Since publishing her international bestseller, The Trouble with... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.99
This collection of arresting and innovative chapters applies the techniques of anthropology in analyzing the role played by Islam in the social lives of the world's Muslims. The volume begins with an introduction that sets out a powerful case for a fresh approach to this kind of research, exhorting anthropologists to pause and reflect on when Islam... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 50.00
In his latest book, Wael Hallaq examines the relationship between authority, continuity and change in Islamic law and concludes that the mechanisms of change are embedded in its very structure despite its inherent conservatism. Scholars will welcome the intellectual rigor and innovation of this pathbreaking analysis. more...
- Groundwood Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Long a charged topic in the West, Islam has become incendiary since 9/11, drawing heated reactions from both defenders and critics. The two sides rarely talk, and when they try neither seems to listen. Equally helpful for Muslims and non-Muslims, this book is a cross-cultural attempt to bridge these worlds. Based on the author's travels in Muslim... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 204.95
The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought reflects the variety of trends, voices, and opinions in the contemporary Muslim intellectual scene. Challenges Western misconceptions about the modern Muslim world in general and the Arab world in particular. Consists of 36 important essays written by contemporary Muslim thinkers and scholars.... more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Radical and dogmatic interpretations of Islam have gained ground in recent years in many Muslim societies via extensive Islamist networks spanning the Muslim world and the Muslim diaspora communities of North America and Europe. Although a majority throughout the Muslim world, moderates have not developed similar networks to amplify their message and... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 109.95
A groundbreaking anthropological analysis of Islam as experienced by Muslims, By Noon Prayer builds a conceptual model of Islam as a whole, while travelling along a comparative path of biblical, Egyptological, ethnographic, poetic, scriptural and visual materials. Grounded in long-term observation of Arabo-Islamic culture and society, the study captures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Contemporary Islam provides a counterweight to the prevailing opinions of Islamic thought as conservative and static with a preference for violence over dialogue. It gathers together a collection of eminent scholars from around the world who tackle issues such as intellectual pluralism, gender, the ethics of political participation, human rights,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 8.72
Hauptbeschreibung Mehr als eine Milliarde Menschen - etwa ein Fünftel der Erdbevölkerung - bekennt sich zum Islam; rund drei Millionen Muslime leben in Deutschland. Der Islam ist allerdings kein uniformes Gebilde. Im Laufe seiner langen Geschichte hat er eine große Vielfalt von religiösen Richtungen, kultischen Praktiken und regionalen Sonderformen... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.81
Hauptbeschreibung Was sind die «Fünf Säulen des Islam»? - Welche Rolle spielen im Islam Maria und Jesus? - Welche Koran-Ausgaben sind empfehlenswert? - Wie fasten Muslime im Monat Ramadan? - Ist das Kopftuch religiöse Pflicht? - Wie verhalte ich mich in einer Moschee? - Ist der Islam tolerant? - Wer vertritt die Interessen der Muslime in Deutschland?... more...