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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
While Ayatollah Khomeini is considered the face of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979, 'Ali Shari'ati is considered a much greater influence on shaping the revolutionary consciousness. Acceptable to both modernists as well as Islamists, Shari'ati's radicalism inspired much of the resistance in urban Iran in the closing years of the Shah. This... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
"Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today provides a rebuttal to general misperceptions about the religion by documenting its rich tradition of nonviolence. To that end, the book examines the sources of Islam?the Qur'an, the main religious text of Islam, and the Hadith, the deeds and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.... more...
- Tughra Books 2010; US$ 7.99
Providing a concise overview of 40 Hadiths?sayings of the prophet Muhammad?this compilation offers an in-depth investigation of the second essential source of Islamic authority after the Qur?an. Following the prophet?s encouraged tradition of focusing on a select 40 of the proverbs instead of the entire collection, this volume consists of the original... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 1.99
This chapter analyzes the July 7, 2005 suicide bomb attacks against four London transportation targets that killed over 50 people and injured hundreds others. It was among the most important operations directed by core al Qaeda leaders in years following the events of September 11th 2001. Initially, the incident was dismissed by the authorities, pundits... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of New Age Movements furnishes profiles and explanations of New Age spokespeople and leaders, of a range of human potential and self-help practices, of countercultural spiritual developments, and of different groups and organizations that identify as New Age. The dictionary consists of over 240 individual entries along with an introduction... more...
- 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...
- Crystal Clarity Publishers 2013; US$ 11.99
We have all heard of the sacred word AUM, and heard it chanted as a mantra by meditators. But what is AUM, and what does it signify? This book takes readers on a journey into the deeper teachings of AUM and the blissful realizations that await those who access this expansive sound vibration. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 39.99
In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often characterized solely as a Sufi saint, his thought and teachings were of a much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
Consisting of a bibliographical account of this early Sufi master's childhood, youth, and years as a teacher and spiritual leader, as well as of translations of a selection from his books and treatises, this work traces the life and teachings of Abdullah Ansari - from poverty and destitution as a boy, by way of furious arguments with scholars advocating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book examines in detail the concept of "abrogation" in the Qur?an, which has played a major role in the development of Islamic law and has implications for understanding the history and integrity of the Qur?anic text. The term has gained popularity in recent years, as Muslim groups and individuals claim that many passages about tolerance in the... more...