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- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 108.00
The tragic events of September 11, 2001, in the United States renewed fears of an Islamist wave destabilizing the countries of the Muslim world. Yet the alarm raised over a previous wave of Islamism in the early 1990s, which threatened to overwhelm Egypt and Algeria and spill into the Balkans and Central Asia, proved to be unfounded. Takeyh and Gvosdev... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
Promoting Islam as a defender of human rights is laden with difficulties. Advocates of human rights will readily point out numerous humanitarian failures carried out in the name of Islam. In The Rights of God, Irene Oh looks at human rights and Islam as a religious issue rather than a political or legal one and draws on three revered Islamic scholars... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 15.99
A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel?the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the equator?is a geographical and ideological front line where Christianity and Islam collide. More than half of the world?s 1.3 billion Muslims live along the tenth parallel; so do sixty... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
This book explores the challenge posed by the immersion of 15 million Muslims in Western democracies and the few, but volatile, terrorists present within the larger body of believers. The fact that immersion in Western culture is insufficient to stem the tide of extremism is discussed, along with the factors that contribute to the growth of radical... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95
In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much-needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a broad theological perspective. Award-winning scholar John Renard illuminates the similarities as well as the differences between Islam and Christianity... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 15.99
From the front page of The New York Times to YouTube, Dr. Wafa Sultan has become a force radical Islam has to reckon with. For the first time, she tells her story and what she learned, first-hand, about radical Islam in A God Who Hates , a passionate memoir by an outspoken Arabic woman that is also a cautionary tale for the West. She grew up... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 249.00
This book challenges the interventionist stance of Islamic economics as well as its presumption that riba equals interest. An Islamic economy, it argues, is essentially a market economy, but it differs from capitalist economies because both its institutions and the structure of, for example, property rights are specifically Islamic, deriving from Qur??n... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 99.00
The interface between the current Shi?ite landscape and Christian thinking is of the greatest significance for the shifting political and religious dynamics of the Middle East. Sasan Tavassoli here examines Iranian Shi?ite thinkers? encounters with Christian thought since the Islamic revolution of 1979, and provides insight into the cultural and intellectual... more...
- UPF 2011; US$ 74.95
The essays in this volume examine how each group reacted quite differently to colonial rule, how the Palestine Question and the Arab-Israeli crisis have soured relations, and how the rise of nationalism has contributed to the growing tensions. With contributors from a wide variety of scholarly disciplines, this book offers a broad but in-depth analysis... more...
- University Press of America 2011; US$ 28.99
This work touches upon the origins and central teachings of the Islamic religion and discusses the commonalties and differences between Islam and Christianity. The purpose of this book is to help alleviate the misinformation surrounding Islam and to inspire a dialogue between the two religions. more...