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  • Alternative Spiritualitätenby Pascal Siegers

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 32.24

    Der Rückgang der christlichen Religiosität in Europa ist vielfach empirisch belegt. Umstritten ist jedoch, ob es sich um einen Rückgang des Glaubens handelt oder ob Religion einen Formwandel erfährt. Pascal Siegers untersucht auf Basis von Daten der Europäischen Wertestudie die Verbreitung spiritueller Glaubensformen in Europa. Seine Analysen machen... more...

  • The Image of the Prophet between Ideal and Ideologyby Christiane Gruber; Avinoam Shalem

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries in the field of the humanities, this volume aims to elucidate Muhammad?s visualization in the West vis-à-vis his image in Islam. It does so not by relegating materials to geographical and/or linguistic spheres or by separating texts from images. Rather, it seeks to place various articles in thematic... more...

  • Das Konzept »Islam«by Nina Kalwa

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 140.00

    The notions of Islam that are prevalent in the public imagination are founded and shaped by public discourse itself. This study examines the process by which perceptions of Islam are constructed using the methods of lexical semantics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics. This specific combination of methods illustrates the unique textual and... more...

  • And Then We Work for Godby Kimberly Hart

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Turkey's contemporary struggles with Islam are often interpreted as a conflict between religion and secularism played out most obviously in the split between rural and urban populations. The reality, of course, is more complicated than the assumptions. Exploring religious expression in two villages, this book considers rural spiritual practices and... more...

  • Vom Störfaktor zum Operatorby Stephanie Garling

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Im Zuge einer statuierten „Rückkehr der Religion" stellt Stephanie Garling die gegenwärtige Formation der Kategorie Religion in den Fokus ihrer empirischen Studie und betrachtet Religion als Diskurskategorie, die einem ständigen Prozess sozialer Konstruktion unterliegt. Am Beispiel des Politikfeldes Entwicklungszusammenarbeit... more...

  • Islam and Societyby Riaz Hassan

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; Not Available

    The central focus of this volume is to explore and highlight the nexus between the ideology of Islam and social and cultural milieus with the aim of reconceptualising the sacred as a socially constructed reality and not a transcendental supernatural phenomenon. From this perspective, human agency and society become the main focus for shaping, perpetuating... more...

  • Democracy and Islam in Indonesiaby Mirjam Künkler; Alfred Stepan

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    In 1998, Indonesia?s military government collapsed, creating a crisis that many believed would derail its democratic transition. Yet the world?s most populous Muslim country continues to receive high marks from democracy-ranking organizations. In this volume, political scientists, religious scholars, legal theorists, and anthropologists examine Indonesia?s... more...

  • Einführung in die Islamwissenschaftby Peter Heine

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 419.00

    - Geschichte und Entwicklung des Islams von den Anfängen zur Weltreligion - Koranauslegungen und Glaubenstraditionen, Rechte und Pflichten der Gläubigen - Verbreitung im Abendland - Politik und Religion im Islam: Einheit oder Widerspruch? Toleranz oder Terrorismus? - Kulturtransfer und politischer Austausch: Erfahrung des Fremden in West und Ost -... more...

  • Who is Muhammad?by Khurram Murad

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 0.99

    This concise biography provides an inspiring introduction to the exemplary personality of the Prophet of Islam. This was the last book written by the late Khurram Murad as a final part of a trio on the Holy Qur'an, and the life and message of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). more...

  • Zwischen Pop und Dschihadby Julia Gerlach

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 9.55

    Hauptbeschreibung In den vergangenen Jahren hat sich eine neue islamische Jugendbewegung gebildet, die sich als Gegenpol zu Al Qaida versteht: Statt langer Bärte und Schleier trägt man Jeans und modische Kopftücher, an die Stelle von Terror sollen Fortschritt und Integration treten. Diese Jugendlichen ermorden weder ihre Schwestern aus falsch verstandener... more...