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General works on Islam

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  • When Christians First Met Muslimsby Michael Philip Penn

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    The first Christians to meet Muslims were not Latin-speaking Christians from the western Mediterranean or Greek-speaking Christians from Constantinople but rather Christians from northern Mesopotamia who spoke the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Living under Muslim rule from the seventh century to the present, Syriac Christians wrote the first and most... more...

  • Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernityby Shireen Hunter; Shireen T Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In recent years, Islamic fundamentalist, revolutionary, and jihadist movements have overshadowed more moderate and reformist voices and trends within Islam. This compelling volume introduces the current generation of reformist thinkers and activists, the intellectual traditions they carry on, and the reasons for the failure of reformist movements to... more...

  • A Fundamental Fearby S. Sayyid; Hamid Dabashi

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    In this provocative book S. Sayyid answers the questions 'why political Islam?' and 'why now?' with analyses of the conditions that have made Islamic fundamentalism possible. more...

  • Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernityby Farzin Vahdat

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers of modernity. more...

  • Islamic Civilizationby Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi; Syed Akif

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 16.99

    This book attempts to bring out the vital relationship between the concept of civilization and Islam?s underlying worldview and vision. more...

  • Inside Jihadby Tawfik Hamid

    Mountain Lake Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Why radical Islam remains a deadly threat and why it is so pervasive in the Muslim world   A quarter-century ago, Tawfik Hamid was recruited by Jamaa Islamiya, an Islamic terror group led by Dr. Aimon al-Zawahiri, the man who replaced Osama bin Laden to become the leader of al-Qaeda. Eventually, Dr. Hamid recognized the insidious nature of violent... more...

  • The World's Religions: Islamby Peter Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 94.95

    The theological and philosophical bases of the beliefs are clearly presented with their history, development, expression and everyday practice. It is written by international specialists in a scholarly but non-technical style. more...

  • Discovering Islamby Akbar S. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Great Theftby Khaled Abou El Fadl

    HarperCollins US 2005; US$ 11.99

    Despite President George W. Bush's assurances that Islam is a peaceful religion and that all good Muslims hunger for democracy, confusion persists and far too many Westerners remain convinced that Muslims and terrorists are synonymous. In the aftermath of the attacks of 9/11, the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the recent bombings in London,... more...

  • Islamby Solomon A. Nigosian

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    This compact introduction to Islam describes the essential aspects of Islam as a living religion and social force. The book is organized around seven topics: the life of Muhammad; Islamic political development and territorial expansion; the important groupings of Islamic believers (Sunni, Shi'ite, and... more...