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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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 their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
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 Islamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
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...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; US$ 33.32
Sensational reporting by the media has led to attitudes that racialise Muslims and frame them as potential threats to national security, placing them outside the circle of trustworthy citizenship. Muslims in the West are increasingly confronted with the pressure of conforming to dominant core values and accepting 'mere tolerance' from society, or... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 18.92
Die Angst vor dem Islam geht um in Europa. Jeder dritte Befragte erklärte in einer Infratest-dimap-Umfrage 2010: "Ein Deutschland ohne Islam wäre besser". Fast 60 Prozent wollen nach einer anderen Studie die Religionsfreiheit für Muslime "erheblich einschränken". Über die konkreten Erscheinungsformen von Islamophobie im direkten... more...
- Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 12.99
The Light of Wisdom Vol. I contains the root terma ---hidden treasure text --- of Padmasambhava, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence and its commentary The Light of Wisdom by Jamgon Kongtrul the Great. Annotations on the commentary Entering the Path of Wisdom spoken by Jamyang Drakpa and recorded by Jokyab Rinpoche are included as well as clarifications... more...