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  • Theorizing Islamby Aaron W. Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    The scholarly study of Islam has become ever more insular and apologetic. Academic Islamic Studies has tried to maintain a focus on truth, authenticity, experience and meaning and has effectively avoided discussion of larger social, cultural and ideological issues. Many scholars of Islam have presented themselves to their colleagues, the media and... more...

  • Lehrerinnen mit Kirsten Wiese

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 94.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Kirsten Wiese untersucht, ob muslimische Lehrerinnen an öffentlichen Schulen ein Kopftuch tragen dürfen. Sie zeigt auf, dass Lehrerinnen das Tragen des Kopftuches erlaubt sein muss, solange nicht Konflikte im Einzelfall das Ablegen des Kopftuches erfordern. Ein generell-präventives Verbot sei demgegenüber gegenwärtig nicht zulässig.... more...

  • Dynamit des Geistesby Navid Kermani

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 7.71

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum kapern Menschen ein Flugzeug und stürzen sich mitsamt der übrigen Insassen in den Tod? Die Anschläge des 11. September wurden weithin als islamischer Akt der Selbstopferung gedeutet. Navid Kermani geht in diesem Buch der Frage nach, inwiefern solche Selbstmordanschläge wirklich der islamischen Tradition entspringen oder ein... more...

  • Situating Islamby Aaron W. Hughes

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 76.50

    The formation of any scholarly discourse is contingent upon the creation of a vocabulary and a set of categories responsible for manufacturing the data that it deems “significant” or not. The discovery of raw data, the manufacture of theoretical or interpretive frameworks that make sense of such data, and subsequent scholarly conventions... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • 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$ 29.95

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 175.00

    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...

  • 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...