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- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 46.00
One of the most prominent Muslim scholars and scientists of the medieval era, Nasir al-Din Tus i (1201-1274) joined the Shi'i Nizari Ismaili community at an early age, soon after completing his education. In the course of his long and distinguished career, first under the patronage of the Ismailis at their fortresses in Persia and subsequently with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.00
Of the several works on the rise and development of the Babi movement, especially those dealing with the life and work of its founder, Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, few deal directly with the compelling and complex web of mysticism, theology and philosophy found in his earliest compositions. This book examines the Islamic roots of the Babi religion,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
This definitive sourcebook presents more than sixty authoritative new translations of key Islamic texts. Edited and translated by three leading specialists, Classical Islam features eight thematically-linked sections covering the Qur'?n and its interpretation, the life of Muhammad, had?th , law, theology, mysticism and Islamic history. The new... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Exploring the significance of the Koran both in the end-of-millennium world and in traditional Muslim culture, Michael Cook provides an account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95
How is the Qur'an - central to all Muslim societies - to be understood today in order to meet the needs of these societies? Abdullah Saeed, a distinguished Muslim scholar, explores the interpretation of the ethico-legal content of the Qur'an, whilst taking into consideration the changing nature of the modern world. Saeed explores the current debates... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00
Americas recent interest in understanding the religious and cultural implications of Islam is evident: more than 15 translations of the Koran have appeared in recent years. But none of them aims at explaining and teaching! Most are presented in a confusi more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Providing commentary on the controversial revisionist school of Qur?anic studies, this book explores the origins, scholarship and development of the Qur'an. The collection of articles, each written by a distinguished author, treat very familiar passages of the Qur?an in an original manner, combining thorough philology, historical anthropology, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 32.95
There is much more to the Qur'an than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Qur'an can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students, it examines the Qur'an in Western scholarship as well as giving an overview of the rich interpretive... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 175.00
Republication of Arthur Jefferys important study, The Foreign Vocabulary of the Quran , offers a new generation of scholars and students access to this foundational text. Arranged in Arabic alphabetical order, Jefferys compendium of philological scholarship remains an indispensable tool for any serious study of Quranic semantics. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 8.99
The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, it has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English translations. This new translation... more...