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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
If Westerners know a single Islamic term, it is likely to be jihad , the Arabic word for "holy war." The image of Islam as an inherently aggressive and xenophobic religion has long prevailed in the West and can at times appear to be substantiated by current events. L. Carl Brown challenges this conventional wisdom with a fascinating historical overview... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95
While Islamic politics pose a challenge to capitalism in some parts of the world, they have actually advanced capitalism and democracy in Turkey. This work looks closely at this transition in Turkey, and examines why this shift has not taken place in Egypt and Iran. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
Drawing on his roles as both academic researcher and senior development practitioner, Professor Al-Jayyousi applies his deep understanding of Islamic values to contemporary environmental, financial and social conflicts and crises and defines a framework for sustainability embracing local, regional and global perspectives in an Islamic context. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.00
When asked which religion was most loved by God, the Prophet of Islam refrained from naming a specific religion, and instead referred to a quality which should infuse the faith of all believers: ?The primordial, generously tolerant faith?. Through compelling historical illustration and careful theological exposition, this monograph mounts a concise... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This book examines global and local politics and how Islam impacts on "civilizational" relations between different groups and polities. In particular he examines how Islamism (as opposed to Islam) becomes an immediate source of tension and conflict between the secular and the religious. Tibi rejects the "clash of civilizations" theory and argues for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
This book provides a survey of contemporary Islam from a theological and philosophical perspective. Engaging with critics of contemporary Islam as he sets out an agenda of what his religion is and could be as a political entity, the author tackles philosophical, religious and political thinkers and covers a raft of issues faced by Muslims in an increasingly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00
This book explores 'A Common Word Between Us and You', a high-level ongoing Christian-Muslim dialogue process. The Common Word process was commenced by leading Islamic scholars and intellectuals as outreach in response to the Pope's much criticized Regensburg address of 2007. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
This is a collection of essays that address inter-faith dialogue between Muslims and Christians in America and Africa. It addresses the issues dealing with how some Christians depict America as founded on Christian principles, and how this might deter dialogue across different religions. The goal is to get people to converse, not as formulaic Muslims... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 145.00
The book describes the challenge of modernity faced by Muslims and Christians and the issue of religious pluralism. It describes Muslims' encounters with Christianity in the first half of this century and their participation in organised dialogues initiated by the Churches in the second half. It highlights their apprehensions and expectations in dialogue... more...