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Relation of Islam to other religions

  • The Place of Tolerance in Islamby Khaled Abou El Fadl

    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...

  • Islam, the State, and Political Authorityby Asma Afsaruddin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    The expert essays in this volume deal with critically important topics concerning Islam and politics in both the pre-modern and modern periods, such as the nature of government, the relationship between politics and theology, Shi'i conceptions of statecraft, notions of public duty, and the compatibility of Islam and democratic governance. more...

  • Islam and Human Rights in Practiceby Shahram Akbarzadeh; Benjamin MacQueen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ?Islam and the West?. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and other related issues represents a microcosm of the... more...

  • Islam and Political Legitimacyby Shahram Akbarzadeh; Abdullah Saeed

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Akbarzadeh and Saeed explore one of the most challenging issues facing the Muslim world: the Islamisation of political power. They present a comparative analysis of Muslim societies in West, South, Central and South East Asia and highlight the immediacy of the challenge for the political leadership in those societies. Islam and Political Legitimacy... more...

  • Islam as Political Religionby Shabbir Akhtar

    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...

  • Business Ethics in Islamby A. J. Ali

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The book is the most original and comprehensive treatment of business ethics in Islam. It explores the thinking of early Islamic scholars on ethics, whilst encompassing the modern developments in the field. It is aimed at fostering discourse on business ethics by offering a framework for exploring a wide range of ethical issues and dilemmas that arise... more...

  • Christian-Muslim Frontierby Mario Apostolov

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The Christian-Muslim Frontier describes the historical formation of this zone, and its contemporary dimensions: geopolitical, psychological, economic and security. Special attention is given to the concept of state-frontiers, to the effects of the uneven development of nation states and the contemporary interspersing of communities, which creates... more...

  • New Issues in Islamic Finance and Economicsby Hossein Askari; Zamir Iqbal; Abbas Mirakhor

    Wiley 2011; US$ 160.00

    New Issues in Islamic Finance & Economics: Progress and Challenges provides a review of the main issues and challenges facing Islamic finance. The application of Islamic finance is currently limited to banking. This book starts with an overview of the factors and motives behind the development of Islamic finance. A critical review of issues... more...

  • The Crisis of Muslim Historyby Mahmoud Ayoub

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 26.95

    This balanced and sensitive study draws on a wide range of original sources to provide a scholarly yet highly readable account of the period, exploring the delicate interplay between religion and politics and the roots of the conflict that led to the Crisis of Succession and Sunni/Shii schism. more...

  • Economics of an Islamic Economyby Rauf Azhar

    BRILL 2009; US$ 249.00

    This book challenges the interventionist stance of Islamic economics as well as its presumption that riba equals interest. An Islamic economy, it argues, is essentially a market economy, but it differs from capitalist economies because both its institutions and the structure of, for example, property rights are specifically Islamic, deriving from Qur??n... more...