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- BRILL 2010; 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$ 205.00
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$ 32.00
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$ 205.00
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, USA 2009; US$ 14.50
Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was an influential Egyptian ideologue credited with establishing the theoretical basis for radical Islamism in the post colonial Sunni Muslim world. Lacking a pure understanding of the leader's life and work, the popular media has conflated Qutb's moral purpose with the aims of bin Laden and al-Qaeda. He is often portrayed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This book explores the development of the influential worldwide Hizmet movement inspired by the Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen, known for his moderate Islamic emphasis on peaceful relations among diverse people. It provides a detailed study of Gulen?s account of the virtues and argues that they provide the key to understanding this thinker and the... more...