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  • Key Themes for the Study of Islamby Jamal J. Elias

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    Key Themes for the Study of Islam examines the central themes and concepts indispensable to an informed understanding of Islamic religion and society. From Gender? and History? to Prayer? and Prophecy?, each authoritative chapter focuses on a single aspect of the religion and presents a critical discussion written by a world expert in that field.... more...

  • Schooling Islamby Robert W. Hefner; Muhammad Qasim Zaman

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Since the Taliban seized Kabul in 1996, the public has grappled with the relationship between Islamic education and radical Islam. Media reports tend to paint madrasas--religious schools dedicated to Islamic learning--as medieval institutions opposed to all that is Western and as breeding grounds for terrorists. Others have claimed that without reforms,... more...

  • Der islamische Religionsunterricht zwischen Integration und Parallelgesellschaftby Mouhanad Khorchide

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99

    Das Bild des Islams, das islamische ReligionslehrerInnen den Schülerinnen und Schülern vermitteln, trägt entscheidend dazu bei, ob junge Muslime den Islam mit rechtsstaatlichen Prinzipien und mit ihrem Alltag in Einklang bringen können, oder ob sie sich vor die Wahl gestellt sehen, entweder Muslim oder Europäer zu sein. Die vorliegende empirische Studie... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Islamic Studiesby Akbar S Ahmed; Tamara Sonn

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 93.00

    Written and edited by the most respected scholars in the field of Islamic studies, this handbook provides timely and authoritative insights on current debates within the Muslim world. more...

  • The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universitiesby Paul Morris; William Shepard; Paul Trebilco; Toni Tidswell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Public interest in the religion of Islam and in Muslim communities in recent years has generated an impetus for Western Universities to establish an array of Institutes and programs dedicated to the study of Islam. Despite the growth in number of programs dedicated to this study, very little attention has been paid to the appropriate shape of such... more...

  • Islamic Education, Diversity and National Identityby Jan-Peter Hartung; Helmut Reifeld

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 35.95

    For many centuries, Muslim religious educational institutions (known as dini madaris) have held an important position among educational institutions in the Indian subcontinent. However, after the 9/11 attacks in the USA and the subsequent declaration of the global `war on terrorism`, allegations against these institutions—about their being breeding... more...

  • The World's Religions: Islamby Peter Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 94.95

    The theological and philosophical bases of the beliefs are clearly presented with their history, development, expression and everyday practice. It is written by international specialists in a scholarly but non-technical style. more...

  • Quranic Schoolsby Helen N. Boyle

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.00

    Helen N. Boyle takes an anthropological approach to Quranic schooling in examining the role of Quranic preschools in community life. more...

  • Madrasas in South Asiaby Jamal Malik

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    After 9/11, madrasas have been linked to international terrorism. They are suspected to foster anti-western, traditionalist or even fundamentalist views and to train al-Qaeda fighters. This has led to misconceptions on madrasa-education in general and its role in South Asia in particular. Government policies to modernize and ?pacify? madrasas have... more...

  • Faithful Educationby Ali Riaz

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    What do we know about madrassahs? Should Western policymakers be alarmed by the recent increase in the number of these institutions in Muslim countries? Is there any connection between them and the "global jihad"? Ali Riaz responds to these questions through an in-depth examination of the madraassahs in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India. Faithful... more...