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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2015; US$ 14.57
The Druze, a much-misunderstood Muslim sect primarily inhabiting the Levant, have endured centuries of persecution by orthodox elements hostile to Islam's rich sectarian diversity on account of their esoteric divergence from mainstream Islam. As a result, they have become a 'fighting minority', as described by one of their most illustrious leaders.... more...
- 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...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 7.56
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...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
Revealing Islam?s formative influence on literary Romanticism, Islam and Romanticism traces a lively lineage of interreligious exchange, surveying the impact of Muslim sources on the West?s most seminal authors. Spanning continents and centuries, the book surveys Islamic receptions that bridge Romantic periods and personalities, unfolding from Europe... more...