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  • Die Schiitenby Heinz Halm

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.52

    In Irak und Syrien mündet der Jahrhunderte alte Konflikt zwischen Schiiten und Sunniten, den größten Glaubensrichtungen im Islam, gerade in einen blutigen Religionskrieg. Wie kommt es zu dieser Zuspitzung, und wie kam es überhaupt zu der Spaltung des Islams? Heinz Halm beschreibt anschaulich die Glaubensvorstellungen der Schiiten und ihre mehr als... more...

  • 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$ 32.65

    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...

  • Black Muslims and the Lawby Malachi D. Crawford

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Black Muslims and the Law examines the Nation of Islam?s struggle for religious freedom from World War II to the Vietnam War through the lives of key members, such as Elijah Muhammad and Muhammad Ali. In doing so, the work reveals the key initiatives the Nation of Islam took to defend the civil liberties of its members from a position of power.... 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...

  • 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$ 48.95

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

  • Modern History of the Ismailis, Aby Farhad Daftary

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 58.00

    The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8th century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam. During the medieval period, Ismailis of different regions - especially in central Asia, south Asia, Iran and Syria - developed and elaborated their own distinctive literary and intellectual traditions, which... more...

  • Fazlallah Astarabadi and the Hurufisby Shahzad Bashir

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    Fazlallah Astarabadi was a 14th-century Islamic religious leader who believed that the world was about to come to an end. This book is the first comprehensive study of Astarabadi's life and thought and also offer a history of his movement. It emphasizes the diversity of medieval Islam by describing an apocalyptic movement founded on the idea that... more...

  • The Mantle of the Prophetby Roy Mottahedeh

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 27.95

    Drawn from the first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses, Roy Mottahedeh's gripping account of Islam and Politics in revolutionary Iran is widely regarded as one of the best records of that turbulent time ever written. The true story of a young mullah, his life in the sacred shrine city of Qom, and the dramatic events of the 1979 Revolution, this enthralling... more...