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  • Islam and Americaby Anouar Majid

    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...

  • An Introduction to Islam in the 21st Centuryby Aminah Beverly McCloud; Scott W. Hibbard; Laith Saud

    Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • Muslim Institutionsby Maurice Gaudefroy-Demombynes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    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...

  • Islam Under Siegeby Akbar S. Ahmed

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Akbar Ahmed is Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University, Washington, DC more...

  • Mediendiskurs Islamby Tim Karis

    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...

  • Islam in the Modern World (RLE Politics of Islam)by Denis MacEoin; Ahmed Al-Shahi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    In recent years, events in the Islamic world have captured the attention of the West to an unprecedented degree. However, much of the media coverage of events like the Islamic revolution in Iran has merely reinforced current prejudices and misconceptions about Islam. This collection of essays, by specialists in a variety of disciplines, gives an... more...

  • Islam in the Modern Worldby Jeffrey T. Kenney; Ebrahim Moosa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Critical Muslim 4by Ziauddin Sardar; Robin Yassin-Kassab

    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...

  • Controversies in Contemporary Islamby Oliver Leaman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    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...

  • Towards Understanding Islamby Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 1.99

    A simple, comprehensive introduction to Islam by a noted Muslim of the 20th Century, Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi. more...