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  • Neo-mu'tazilismus?by Thomas Hildebrandt

    BRILL 2007; US$ 271.00

    Examines the rediscovery of the Mu'tazila, a key-event in modern Arab-Islamic thought. This book analyzes five ways of understanding Mu'tazilite ideas - liberal, historic-materialist, political-Islamic, literary-exegetical and through comparison with the philosophie des valeurs. more...

  • Malcolm X: The Pragmatic Nationalistby Lukmaan Hakim Khan Seekdaur

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.49

    This book tracks the evolution of Malcolm X from a racist, espousing the essentialist ideals of the Nation of Islam to a human rights activist, aware of the broader early 1960?s struggle against imperial forces. Central to this was his strategic use of race to unite African-American initially and then the oppressed people in the world. Race was used... more...

  • The Sacred Foundations of Justice in Islamby Ali M. Lakhani

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    What is meant by Justice, and what does it mean to be Just? This definitive and authoritative introductions in the English language to the metaphysical foundations of the writings of ?Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shi?a Imam seeks to answer this and other questions. Through the wisdom of his teachings, their profound metaphysical insights and practical... more...

  • Shi'a of Lebanonby Rodger Shanahan

    I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 26.00

    The Shi?a of Lebanon have emerged in the last 30 years to become a major force in Lebanese politics, having previously long been a marginalised political community. Here, Rodger Shanahan examines the reasons behind this transformation from a largely rural population dominated by a handful of elite families, to an assertive sectarian force whose new-found... more...

  • Shi'i Interpretations of Islamby S. J. Badakhchani

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 47.00

    One of the most prominent Muslim scholars and scientists of the medieval era, Nasir al-Din Tus i (1201-1274) joined the Shi'i Nizari Ismaili community at an early age, soon after completing his education. In the course of his long and distinguished career, first under the patronage of the Ismailis at their fortresses in Persia and subsequently with... more...

  • Spirituality of Shi'i Islam, Theby Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 40.00

    The second largest branch of Islam, with between 130 and 190 million adherents across the globe, Shi'i Islam is becoming an increasingly significant force in contemporary politics, especially in the Middle East. This makes an informed understanding of its fundamental spiritual beliefs and practices both necessary and timely. Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi... more...

  • La Renovation du Shi'isme Ismaelien En Inde Et Au Pakistanby Michel Boivin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

    This French-language book is the first to propose a scientific approach to the Aga Khan's religious thought, placing it in its proper perspective. more...

  • Islam Without Allah?by Colin Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This ground-breaking and controversial work locates the antecedents of today's Islamic 'fundamentalism' in 16th and 17th century Iran. more...

  • Die Karolinger und die Abbasiden von Bagdadby Wolfram Drews

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 84.00

    Mitte des 8. Jahrhunderts wechselten sowohl im Frankenreich als auch im islamischen Kalifat die Herrscherdynastien, Merowinger und Umayyaden wurden nahezu zeitgleich durch Karolinger bzw. Abbasiden ersetzt. Während die Abbasiden behaupteten, als Verwandte des verstorbenen Propheten Mohammed über ein spezielles, erbliches Charisma zu verfügen, das ihnen... more...

  • Moslem Sects & Divisionsby Kazi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...