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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
This landmark book probes Muslims? attitudes toward Jews and Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotypes: the Islamophobic picture of the fanatical Muslim warrior, sword in one hand and Qur??n in the other,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
New Age and holistic beliefs and practices - sometimes called the "new spirituality" - are widely distributed across modern global society. The fluid and popular nature of new age makes these movements a very challenging field to understand using traditional models of religious analysis. Rather than treating new age as an exotic specimen on the margins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The scholarly study of Islam has become ever more insular and apologetic. Academic Islamic Studies has tried to maintain a focus on truth, authenticity, experience and meaning and has effectively avoided discussion of larger social, cultural and ideological issues. Many scholars of Islam have presented themselves to their colleagues, the media and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject, outlines how Muslim political thought and political culture... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Freedom of speech and expression is considered in the West a high public good and an important social value, underpinned by legislative and ethical norms. Its importance is not shared to the same extent by conservative and devout Muslims, who read Islamic doctrines in ways seemingly incompatible with Western notions of freedom of speech. Featuring... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and at times violent agendas. This tendency has led to a dearth of research on the wider Muslim aid and development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Provides an overview of the evolution of political Islam in South-east Asia. Analyses the sources of relgious radicalism and assesses the regional terrorist and radical networks. Describes how secular democratic institutions can be strengthened, and how moderate and tolerant tendencies can be promoted. more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 12.95
Jiddu Krishnamurti was a fourteen-year-old Brahmin ragamuffin when early Theosophist C. W. Leadbeater discovered him on the campus of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, near Madras, India. Improbably sensing great potential in the boy, Leadbeater oversaw his education and spiritual development. As part of his instruction, Krishnamurti was apparently... more...