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  • Islam and the Westby Michael Thompson; Ömer Çaha; Wadood Hamad; Sandra Halperin; Lauren Langman; Douglas Morris; Haroun Er-Rashid; Nissim Rejwan; Michael J. Thompson; Alexis De Tocqueville; Farzin Vahdat

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99

    The essays in Islam and the West: Critical Perspectives on Modernity approach the interactions of Islam, the West, and modernity through overlapping social, historical, economic, cultural, and philosophical layers. Viewed through this complex prism of analysis, the full dimensions of the relationship become clear and the result is a deeper understanding... more...

  • Introduction to Traditional Islamby Jean-Louis Michon

    World Wisdom 2008; US$ 9.99

    Behind the clamorous headlines of militant and political Islam lies a more serene and cultivated form of traditional Islam. Jean-Louis Michon, a UNESCO advisor tasked with preserving the architectural and artistic heritage of Islam, unveils this lesser-known dimension of the world's second largest religion. 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...

  • 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...

  • Anthroposophie in Geschichte und Gegenwartby Rahel Uhlenhoff

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 34.30

    Hauptbeschreibung Waldorfpädagogik, anthroposophische Medizin, biologisch-dynamische Landwirtschaft und ethisch-ökologisches Bankwesen leisten gern konsumierte sowie gelegentlich gewürdigte Gesellschaftsbeiträge und bilden mit diesen im Kontext der Alternativkultur eine Bewegung: die anthroposophische Bewegung. Wenig bekannt sowie geschätzt ist bislang... more...

  • Einführung in die Islamwissenschaftby Peter Heine

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 419.00

    - Geschichte und Entwicklung des Islams von den Anfängen zur Weltreligion - Koranauslegungen und Glaubenstraditionen, Rechte und Pflichten der Gläubigen - Verbreitung im Abendland - Politik und Religion im Islam: Einheit oder Widerspruch? Toleranz oder Terrorismus? - Kulturtransfer und politischer Austausch: Erfahrung des Fremden in West und Ost -... more...

  • And Then We Work for Godby Kimberly Hart

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Turkey's contemporary struggles with Islam are often interpreted as a conflict between religion and secularism played out most obviously in the split between rural and urban populations. The reality, of course, is more complicated than the assumptions. Exploring religious expression in two villages, this book considers rural spiritual practices and... more...

  • Recovering the Female Voice in Islamic Scriptureby Georgina L. Jardim

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book finds that far from silencing women, the Qur`an affirms the female voice as protester for justice and as questioner of Theology. In this reading of the female role in divine revelation in the Islamic text, Georgina Jardim returns to the scriptures of the Judeo-Christian counterpart of the Abrahamic faiths, to investigate whether the Bible... 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...

  • Alternative Spiritualitätenby Pascal Siegers

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 38.04

    Der Rückgang der christlichen Religiosität in Europa ist vielfach empirisch belegt. Umstritten ist jedoch, ob es sich um einen Rückgang des Glaubens handelt oder ob Religion einen Formwandel erfährt. Pascal Siegers untersucht auf Basis von Daten der Europäischen Wertestudie die Verbreitung spiritueller Glaubensformen in Europa. Seine Analysen machen... more...