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  • 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...

  • Gate of the Heartby Nader Saiedi

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95

    Co-published with the Association for Bahá'í Studies In 1844 a charismatic young Persian merchant from Shiraz, known as the Báb, electrified the Shí'ih world by claiming to be the return of the Hidden Twelfth Imam of Islamic prophecy. But contrary to traditional expectations of apocalyptic holy war, the Báb maintained that the spiritual... more...

  • Modern Islamist Movementsby Jon Armajani

    Wiley 2011; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69

    Modern Islamist Movements provides a clear and accessible examination of the history, beliefs and rationale of Islamist Groups and their grievances with the West and governments within the majority-Muslim world, while examining some of these groups' visions for a global Islamic empire. A clear and accessible text that examines the history, beliefs... more...

  • Awakening through A Course in Miraclesby David Hoffmeister

    Living Miracles Publications 2014; US$ 7.99

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  • Islamic Perspectives on the New Millenniumby Virginia Hooker; Amin Saikal

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 65.90

    The early years of the twenty-first century have been characterized by a sense of widespread anxiety and fear because of the violent activities of groups of terrorists who claim they act in the name of Islam. Their acts of terrorism, viewed by a majority in the Muslim world as crimes which must be subject to the law, are in tragic contrast to the efforts... more...

  • Islam and the Secular State in Indonesiaby Luthfi Assyaukanie

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 74.90

    This is an excellent book which will have a major impact on the current debate about the relationship between Islam and politics in Indonesia. Its greatest strength is its innovative characterization of three Indonesian Muslim models of polity, as opposed to the normal two, Islamic state and secular state. Assyaukanie brilliantly delineates a third... more...

  • Nahdlatul Ulama and the Struggle for Power within Islam and Politics in Indonesiaby Robin Bush

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 74.90

    This is the most comprehensive account of the internal dynamics of the young intellectual generation of NU advocating for pluralism and democracy within Islam in Indonesia, during Gus Dur's leadership of PBNU. Because of the author's unique vantage point, her sometimes sharp criticism of this movement and its internal dynamics is extremely... more...

  • Islamism and Democracy in Indonesiaby Masdar Hilmy

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 74.90

    Most scholarly works conducted within the period of post-New Order Indonesia have underlined the fact that Indonesian Islamists reject the notion of democracy; no adequate explanation nonetheless has been attempted thus far as to how and to what extent democracy is being rejected. This book is dedicated to filling the gap by examining the complex reality... more...

  • Islamization and Activism in Malaysiaby Julian C H Lee

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 38.90

    Islamization and Activism in Malaysia examines aspects of the increasing political and social profile of Islam in Malaysia and describes how different kinds of activists in Malaysia have sought to protect fundamental liberties and to improve the state of democracy in Malaysia. In particular, focus is paid to activists who engage with electoral process,... more...

  • Islamism in Indonesiaby Bernhard Platzdasch

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 89.90

    The fall of President Soeharto in May 1998 and the introduction of multi-party democracy by President BJ Habibie have unleashed religious parties (both Islamic and Christian) in Indonesian politics. This study shows that the Islamist agenda of the Islamist parties is overshadowed by their political pragmatism. This book is a must-read account on the... more...