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  • Friends of Godby John Renard

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    Prophets, saints, martyrs, sages, and seers?one of the richest repositories of lore about such exemplary religious figures belongs to the world's approximately 1.3 billion Muslims. Illuminating some of the most delightful tales in world religious literature, this engaging book is the first truly global overview of Islamic hagiography. John Renard tells... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Sufismby John Renard

    Scarecrow Press 2005; US$ 87.99

    With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. more...

  • The A to Z of Sufismby John Renard

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume, extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. more...

  • Islam and Christianityby John Renard

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Fighting Wordsby John Renard

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    One of the critical issues in interreligious relations today is the connection, both actual and perceived, between sacred sources and the justification of violent acts as divinely mandated. Fighting Words makes solid text-based scholarship accessible to the general public, beginning with the premise that a balanced approach to religious pluralism... more...

  • Islamic Theological Themesby John Renard

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Comprised of primary sources assembled from a broad chronological and geographic spectrum, Islamic Theological Themes is a comprehensive anthology of primary Islamic sacred texts in translation.  The volume includes rare and never before translated selections, all freshly situated and introduced with a view to opening doors into the larger world... more...

  • The Handy Religion Answer Bookby John Renard

    Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.99

    Providing detailed descriptions of the beliefs, rituals, history, and organization of the world?s eight major religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto, this fully revised and updated edition is an easy-to-use comparative guide for anyone seeking basic religious literacy. Clearly... more...

  • The Handy Islam Answer Bookby John Renard

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    In an age of continued Middle East volatility, religious extremists, and terrorist threats, the mere mention of Islam and Muslims too often provokes misunderstanding and even rancor. Often overlooked are the important links between the Qur'an and the Bible. Also ignored are the significant historical overlap between Islamic interpretation of history... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Sufismby John Renard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 129.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Sufism contains a chronology, an introduction, glossary, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, major historical figures and movements, practices, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an... more...

  • Prediction Methods for Blood Glucose Concentrationby Harald Kirchsteiger; John Bagterp Jørgensen; Eric Renard; Luigi del Re

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book tackles the problem of overshoot and undershoot in blood glucose levels caused by delay in the effects of carbohydrate consumption and insulin administration. The ideas presented here will be very important in maintaining the welfare of insulin-dependent diabetics and avoiding the damaging effects of unpredicted swings in blood glucose ?... more...