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  • Islamby Tamara Sonn

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    Reflecting recent global developments, the second edition of this illuminating introduction to Islamic history expands its coverage of the Qur’an, Sufism, and Muslim views on human rights, including the rights of women. An expanded new edition of this concise, illuminating introduction to Islam, written by one of the field’s leading... more...

  • The Baha'i Faith in Americaby William Garlington

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00

    The Baha'i Faith in America sets out to accomplish two main goals. The first is to introduce to the American reading public a religion whose name may be commonly mentioned or heard, yet in terms of its unique history, world-view, beliefs, and laws, is virtually unknown. Such categories provide the essential material for Part I. The second objective,... more...

  • Early Philosophical Shiismby Paul E. Walker

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 33.00

    The first book-length study of a leading tenth-century Ismaili theoretician Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani. more...

  • Civil Islamby Robert W. Hefner

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 38.17

    Civil Islam tells the story of Islam and democratization in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim nation. Challenging stereotypes of Islam as antagonistic to democracy, this study of courage and reformation in the face of state terror suggests possibilities for democracy in the Muslim world and beyond. Democratic in the early 1950s and with rich... more...

  • Islamic Connectionsby R Michael Feener; Terenjit Sevea

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90

    Well over half of the world’s Muslim population lives in Asia. Over the centuries a rich constellation of Muslim cultures developed there and the region is currently home to some of the most dynamic and important developments in contemporary Islam. Despite this, the internal dynamics of Muslim societies in Asia do not often receive commensurate... more...

  • Durga's Mosqueby Stephen Headley

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 90.90

    For two decades now, Stephen C. Headley has been one of the most original and systematic ethnographers of Javanese religion and cultural history. No one in contemporary Javanese ethnography has combed through the annals of nineteenth and twentieth century scholarship with as careful an eye for the variety of Javanese traditions. None combines this... more...

  • The Baha'i Faith in Africaby Anthony Lee

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    One million Baha'is live in africa. This is the first academic volume to explore the history of this movement on the continent. The book discusses the diverse and contractivory American, Iranian, British, and African contributions to this new religious movement. more...

  • And Then We Work for Godby Kimberly Hart

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Through a comparative ethnographic study of memory, spiritual cultural heritage, and attitudes towards state power in two villages in western Turkey, this book describes living and evolving Sunni Islam. more...

  • Vom Störfaktor zum Operatorby Stephanie Garling

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.42

    Im Zuge einer statuierten „Rückkehr der Religion“ stellt Stephanie Garling die gegenwärtige Formation der Kategorie Religion in den Fokus ihrer empirischen Studie und betrachtet Religion als Diskurskategorie, die einem ständigen Prozess sozialer Konstruktion unterliegt. Am Beispiel des Politikfeldes Entwicklungszusammenarbeit macht die Autorin typische... more...

  • Democracy and Islam in Indonesiaby Mirjam Künkler; Alfred Stepan

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    In 1998, Indonesia’s military government collapsed, creating a crisis that many believed would derail its democratic transition. Yet the world’s most populous Muslim country continues to receive high marks from democracy-ranking organizations. In this volume, political scientists, religious scholars, legal theorists, and anthropologists examine Indonesia’s... more...