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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 34.99
Islam and America argues that the current animosity between the U.S. and Islam can be best understood through the often-overlooked history between the two. Author Anouar Majid weaves personal stories with historical narratives from the Pilgrims to the present to offer a critical view of both cultures and suggest a path towards future peace. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 97.95
This engaging introduction to Islam examines its lived reality, its worldwide presence, and the variety of beliefs and practices encompassed by the religion. The global perspective uniquely captures the diversity of Islam expressed throughout different countries in the present day. A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, and global introduction to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published in 1967, this Companion is designed to help readers of the Qur?an by giving them necessary background information. An account is given of ideas peculiar to the Qur?an, and the main variant interpretations are noted. A full index of Qur?anic proper names and an index of words commented on has been provided. Based on A J Arberry?s... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
In this groundbreaking book, Akbar Ahmed, one of the world's leading authorities on Islam, who has worked in the Muslim world but lives in the West, explains what is going wrong in his society by referring to Islamic history and beliefs. Employing theological and anthropological perspectives, he attempts to answer the questions that people in the West... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
¿Verbreitete Analyseraster wie Feindbild Islam werden der Vielschichtigkeit des medialen Islamdiskurses nicht gerecht. Tim Karis entwickelt daher eine diskursanalytische Methodik, die Ambiguitäten und Dynamiken in den Bildern und Narrativen des Fernsehens in den Blick nimmt. Er zeigt, dass das Islambild der Medien nicht eindimensional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive introduction explores the landscape of contemporary Islam. Written by a distinguished team of scholars, it: provides broad overviews of the developments, events, people and movements that have defined Islam in the three majority-Muslim regions traces the connections between traditional Islamic institutions and concerns, and... more...
- Hurst 2012; US$ 22.00
Ziauddin Sardar questions the question mark that is always placed in front of Pakistan, Robin Yassin-Kassab asks why Pakistan has not imploded, Taimur Khan breaks bread with the gangsters and bookies of Karachi, Muhammad Idrees Ahmad revisits Peshawar, Mahvish Ahmad tracks down the separatist in Quetta, Ehsan Masood watches Pakistani television, Merryl... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
This book helps to deepen our understanding of the varieties of contemporary Islam and the issues that are of most concern to Muslims today. Oliver Leaman explores some of the controversies and debates that exist within Islam and between Islam and other religions. He considers how the religion can be defined by looking at the contrast between competing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published 1987. The first part of the volume is concerned with "The Roots of the Islamic Tradition and Spirituality". These are seen to include the Qu?ran as the central theophany of Islam, the Prophet who received the word of God and made it known to mankind and the rites of Islam. The second part examines the divisions of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
This user-friendly reference work provides an accessible introduction to Islam for the general reader and student alike. It presents a historical overview, a description of Islam as a living faith along with a discussion of the problems raised by Western perceptions of Islam. Including key dates and simple definitions, the book provides readers with... more...