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  • Muhammadby Mohammad R Rad; Tim Leibner

    Traugott Bautz 2008; US$ 32.43

    InhaltsverzeichnisVorwortEinleitungDie Prinzipien der MethodeVerweigerung der ArbitraritätDie Priorität des KoransDas Prinzip der ObjektivitätDie Priorität des BetragensDie Priorität des MotivsDie unbedingte Präsenz der WahrheitDie Motiviertheit der SpracheDie motivierte Lösung der SpracheZehn prinzipielle GeboteDie Arbitrarität der SchriftgelehrtenSystematik... more...

  • When Christians First Met Muslimsby Michael Philip Penn

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Der Islamby Heinz Halm

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.62

    Mehr als 1,5 Milliarden Menschen ? fast ein Viertel der Erdbevölkerung ? bekennen sich zum Islam; mehr als vier Millionen Muslime leben in Deutschland. Der Islam ist allerdings kein uniformes Gebilde. Im Laufe seiner langen Geschichte hat er eine große Vielfalt von religiösen Richtungen, kultischen Praktiken und regionalen Sonderformen entwickelt.... more...

  • The Muslim Question and Russian Imperial Governanceby Elena I. Campbell

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    From the time of the Crimean War through the fall of the Tsar, the question of what to do about the Russian empire's large Muslim population was a highly contested issue among educated Russians both inside and outside the government. As formulated in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Muslim Question comprised a complex set of ideas and concerns... more...

  • The Emergence of Modern Shi'ismby Zackery M. Heern

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 30.00

    This book takes a fresh look at the foundations of modern Islam. Scholars often locate the origins of the modern Islamic world in European colonialism or Islamic reactions to European modernity. This study, however, focuses on the rise of Islamic movements indigenous to the Middle East, which developed in direct response to the collapse and decentralization... more...

  • Islam in Retrospectby Maher S. Mahmassani

    Interlink Publishing 2014; US$ 20.00

    Islam, in many of its current guises, no longer resembles its original Message. In a world of intractable conflicts plagued by political Islam and Islamophobia—and where other forms of fundamentalism within the major religious creeds are on the rise, as well—this book serves as a reminder. It aims to recover and reaffirm Islam?s underlying and guiding... more...

  • A New Introduction to Islamby Daniel W. Brown

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95

    The second edition of this student-friendly textbook explores the origins, major features and lasting influence of the Islamic tradition. Traces the development of Muslim beliefs and practices against the background of social and cultural contexts extending from North Africa to South and Southeast Asia Fully revised for the second edition, with... 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...

  • Islam Under Siegeby Akbar S. Ahmed

    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...

  • Islam, Globalization and Postmodernityby Akbar S. Ahmed; Hastings Donnan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95

    This book examines the cultural responses of Muslims to the transformations, contradictions and challenges confronting contemporary Islam as it moves towards the twenty-first century. The diffusion of populations, the globalization of culture and the forces of postmodernity have shaken the world like never before. These developments have generated... more...