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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00
Presents a study of both the foundations of Islamic finance and its various developments. This book explores the products and practices of Islamic finance, specifically targeting the tensions that may arise between the ideology and the practices. It describes the forms that Islamic finance has taken. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
In this book Abdulaziz Sachedina argues for the essential compatibility of Islam and human rights. He delineates a fresh contemporary Muslim position that argues for a correspondence between Islam and secular concepts of human rights, grounded in sacred sources as well as Islamic history and thought. more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 188.00
Deals with the crucial subjects of political and theological dialogue and controversy that characterized the varying responses of the Christian communities in the Byzantine Eastern provinces to the Islamic conquest and its subsequent impact on Byzantine society and history. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Too often interfaith dialogue is generic and unfocused. Often it involves 'liberals' from each tradition coming together to criticize the 'conservatives' in their own traditions. This book provides a model for interfaith dialogue that challenges very directly the 'dialogue industry'. This book involves a Christian theologian in deep conversation... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
The tragic events of September 11, 2001, in the United States renewed fears of an Islamist wave destabilizing the countries of the Muslim world. Yet the alarm raised over a previous wave of Islamism in the early 1990s, which threatened to overwhelm Egypt and Algeria and spill into the Balkans and Central Asia, proved to be unfounded. Takeyh and Gvosdev... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
Promoting Islam as a defender of human rights is laden with difficulties. Advocates of human rights will readily point out numerous humanitarian failures carried out in the name of Islam. In The Rights of God, Irene Oh looks at human rights and Islam as a religious issue rather than a political or legal one and draws on three revered Islamic scholars... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worlds The tenth parallel?the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the equator?is a geographical and ideological front line where Christianity and Islam collide. More than half of the world's 1.3 billion Muslims live along the tenth parallel; so do sixty... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
This book explores the challenge posed by the immersion of 15 million Muslims in Western democracies and the few, but volatile, terrorists present within the larger body of believers. The fact that immersion in Western culture is insufficient to stem the tide of extremism is discussed, along with the factors that contribute to the growth of radical... more...