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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$ 39.07

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Future of Islamby Wilfred Scawen Blunt; Dr Riad Nourallah; Riad Nourallah

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    When it first appeared in 1882, this book was a pioneering work in every respect. It was the first coherent study of 'modern' Islam, explaining in a simple and functional manner its tenets and roots, the diversity of its cultural and political experience, and its dynamism and potential for good in the modern world. This was at a time when the Muslim... 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...