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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 38.99
Conflicts and controversies at home and abroad have led Americans to focus on Islam more than ever before. In addition, more and more of their neighbors, colleagues, and friends are Muslims. While much has been written about contemporary American Islam and pioneering studies have appeared on Muslim slaves in the antebellum period, comparatively little... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 232.00
For the first time, this book presents the original Arabic texts of a ~Abd al-GhanA al-NAbulusAa (TM)s letters, along with selected translations and fresh insights into the culture of correspondence, postal history, and main theological debates in the early modern period of Islam. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published in 1936. This volume discusses the Islamic faith in the perspective of the ancient Arabian monotheism and its similarities with Christianity and Judaism. The similarities not only in dogma, but also in the ritual of Nestorian Christianity are discussed as well as an interpretation of Mohammed?s religious personality. † more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Scholar, mystic and visionary, Ibn 'Alw‚n lived through the transition from Ayyubid to Rasulid rule in thirteenth-century Yemen. He was well known in his time for his critique of the ruling elites and their governance, and left behind a substantial body of writings on Islamic mysticism, theology, law and exegesis of the Qur?an. Here Muhammad Aziz presents... more...
- World Wisdom 2007; US$ 9.99
Tierno Bokar, African mystic and Muslim spiritual teacher, was remarkable for the drama of his life story (which was made into a recent play directed by Peter Brook). His message of religious tolerance and universal love, is profoundly important in a world where different faiths are often at odds with each other more...
- Ohio University Press 2007; US$ 23.99
In Senegal, the Muridiyya, a large Islamic Sufi order, is the single most influential religious organization, including among its numbers the nation?s president. Yet little is known of this sect in the West. Drawn from a wide variety of archival, oral, and iconographic sources in Arabic, French, and Wolof, Fighting the Greater Jihad offers an astute... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published in 1985. Through use of the earliest sources together with psychological and sociological analysis `Ali Dashti brings out the reality of Mohammad?s leadership, dispels the fog of superstition which has built up around him, and discusses problems which are rarely examined. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 10.99
Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism. This biography rescues Qutb from the label of 'terrorist' by offering a sophisticated analysis of his thought. It offers a view into the world of British colonialism, the birth of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and the growth of radical Islam. more...
- 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...