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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This book finds that far from silencing women, the Qur`an affirms the female voice as protester for justice and as questioner of Theology. In this reading of the female role in divine revelation in the Islamic text, Georgina Jardim returns to the scriptures of the Judeo-Christian counterpart of the Abrahamic faiths, to investigate whether the Bible... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 27.04
Eine Frau stiftet ein Haus zugunsten ihres Sohnes und dessen Nachkommen und gibt dafür einen iqr?r ab. Sie erklärt darin, dass es sich in ihrer Hand und in ihrem Eigentum befinde und dass sie sich die Aufsicht darüber vorbehalte. Der zuständige ??kim urteilt über den ?m??ab ihres iqr?r?. Welche Wirkung hat dieses Urteil? Ist es gültig? Was bedeutet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
Islam is a vital, growing religion in America. Little is known, however, about the religion except through the biased lens of media reports which brand African American Muslims as "Black Muslims" and portray their communities as places of social protest. African American Islam challenges these myths by contextualizing the experience and history of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism. Refuting what has often been referred to by commentators as the ?moderation,? of Islamism, the second edition of this... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 39.95
Modern Theosophy expresses the ancient wisdom tradition found in all religions. When H. P. Blavatsky, founder of the Theosophical Society in 1875, told English journalist A. P. Sinnett she had gained her paranormal knowledge from more evolved beings called the Mahatmas, Sinnett asked to communicate with them himself. The result was a remarkable correspondence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and collective memory to the study of Islam and globalization and to the study of the place of the mass media in the contemporary Islamic resurgence. It explores the annulment of spatial and temporal distance by globalization and by the communications revolution underlying it, and how this... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2014; US$ 19.28
Annika Lindow widmet sich in ihrer islamwissenschaftlichen Studie dem in Deutschland aktuellen Thema des "Salafismus". Die Salafiya ist eine Prägung des islamischen Reformismus, die sich im späten 19. Jahrhundert in Ägypten zentrierte. Ihr Ziel war es, den Islam durch eine Rückkehr zur Tradition, zum Islam der "frommen Vorfahren", zu erneuern.Im Zentrum... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The headscarf is an increasingly contentious symbol in countries across the world. Those who don the headscarf in Germany are referred to as "integration-refusers." In Turkey, support by and for headscarf-wearing women allowed a religious party to gain political power in a strictly secular state. A niqab-wearing Muslim woman was denied French citizenship... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism shows that globalized trade and capitalism originated in trade practices of pre-Islamic Arabs, and brought to European markets through European trade partners in the Middle Ages. Promotion of free trade across the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages created the condition for capitalism to emerge in Europe. ... more...