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- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 15.99
The combination of Islam and politics creates strong images and provokes fierce discussion. Over the last few decades we have seen how Islam has generated political turbulence around the world. In "Political Islam in the Global World", Aini Linjakumpu develops an approach with which one can study the politicization of Islam in different circumstances... more...
- Rock International 2009; US$ 9.95
Third Edition Weaving together e-mails from skeptics, real-life experiences, unique proverbs, and a fresh retelling of history?s most told story, this reference offers a framework for rethinking life?s big questions. With compelling clarity, this inviting and informed journey through the Bible offers hope for eternity. Drawing on the author?s... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
Under the auspices of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa, Joseph Morrison Skelly brings together a team of experts to create a compelling, scholarly investigation of the interrelationship of Islam and politics. Divided into several topical sections, including early origins of Islamic politics, the development of jihad in an... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
Christian-Muslim interaction is a reality today in all corners of the globe, but while many celebrate the commonality of these traditions, significant differences remain. If these religions cannot be easily reconciled, can we perhaps view them through a single albeit refractive lens? This is the approach Paul Heck takes in Common Ground: To undertake... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 112.00
This book seeks to give form to a theology that hyphenates two traditions that have not only been in constant conflict during most of their historical encounters but are also presented as opposite blocks in the threatening clash of civilizations at the beginning of the third millennium: Islam and Christianity. Based on experiences of dialogue... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.79
Are Muslims Distinctive? represents the first major scientific effort to assess how Muslims and non-Muslims differ--and do not differ--in the contemporary world. Using rigorous methods and data drawn from around the globe, M. Steven Fish reveals that in some areas Muslims and non-Muslims differ less than is commonly imagined, yet there are differences.... more...
- Beacon Press 2002; US$ 17.00
Khaled Abou El Fadl, a prominent critic of Islamic puritanism, leads off this lively debate by arguing that Islam is a deeply tolerant religion. Injunctions to violence against nonbelievers stem from misreadings of the Qur'an, he claims, and even jihad, or so-called holy war, has no basis in Qur'anic text or Muslim theology but instead grew out of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
Mohammad Abed al-Jabri is one of the most influential political philosophers in the contemporary Middle East. A critical rationalist in the tradition of Avincenna and Averroes, he emphasises the distinctive political and cultural heritage of the Arab world whilst rejecting the philosophical discourses that have been used to obscure its democratic... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 13.43
Mit bis zu 3,5 Mio. Menschen in Deutschland, die familiäre Wurzeln in islamisch geprägten Ländern haben, ist es eigentlich erstaunlich, dass sich die Frage der Integration des Islams in die deutsche Gesellschaft erst relativ spät, vermehrt seit der Mitte der 1990er Jahre, stellte. Die Integ- tion der Muslime wurde damit erst in einem Moment ? zunächst... more...