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  • Das Konzept »Islam«by Nina Kalwa

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    The notions of Islam that are prevalent in the public imagination are founded and shaped by public discourse itself. This study examines the process by which perceptions of Islam are constructed using the methods of lexical semantics, discourse analysis, and corpus linguistics. This specific combination of methods illustrates the unique textual and... more...

  • The Development of the Babi/Baha'i Communitiesby Youli Ioannesyan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a range of original translated documents from the late 19th and early 20th century on the development of the Baha?i/Babi communities. more...

  • Vom Störfaktor zum Operatorby Stephanie Garling

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    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... more...

  • Islam and Societyby Riaz Hassan

    Melbourne University Publishing 2013; Not Available

    The central focus of this volume is to explore and highlight the nexus between the ideology of Islam and social and cultural milieus with the aim of reconceptualising the sacred as a socially constructed reality and not a transcendental supernatural phenomenon. From this perspective, human agency and society become the main focus for shaping, perpetuating... more...

  • Democracy and Islam in Indonesiaby Mirjam Künkler; Alfred Stepan

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Islam in Modern Thailand: Faith, Philanthropy and Politicsby Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional contrast within Thai Islam. The book also underlines... more...

  • Building a House in Heavenby Mona Atia

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    In Building a House in Heaven , Mona Atia makes the connection between Islam and capitalism to examine the surprising relations between charity and the economy, the state, and religion in the transition from Mubarak-era Egypt. She draws on interviews with key players, exploring the geography of Islamic charities through multiple neighborhoods, ideologies,... more...

  • Shattered Imagesby Fred A. Reed

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 15.95

    Shattered Images discusses all of the major Islamic faiths in its search for the origins of contemporary fundamentalist movements. more...

  • Islam In Politics In Russiaby Dudolgnon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Muslim Turkistanby Bruce Privratsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This ethnography of Muslim life among the Kazaks of Central Asia describes the sacralisation of land and ethnic identity, local understanding of Islamic purity, the Kazak ancestor cult and domestic spirituality, and pilgrimage to the tombs of Sufi saints. more...