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Relation of Islam to other religions

  • Islamic Political Radicalismby Tahir Abbas

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 143.28

    Islamic political radicalism in Europe has seen dramatic growth in recent times. This book offers a sociological, anthropological, psychological and political science analysis of the causes and consequences of this phenomenon. Authors explore the motivations behind such radicalism, focusing on an array of different factors. These include economic and... more...

  • 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$ 49.95

    This book looks at human rights and Islam through the perspective of reformists attempting to reconcile Western values with those of Muslim societies. It contains case studies from throughout the Islamic world. more...

  • Islam and Political Legitimacyby Shahram Akbarzadeh; Abdullah Saeed

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    Explores one of the most challenging issues facing the Muslim world: the Islamization of political power. It presents a comparative analysis of Muslim societies in West, South, Central and South east Asia. 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...

  • The Christian-Muslim Frontierby Mario Apostolov

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    An examination of the civilisational interface between Christianity and Islam from the unique perspective as a zone of contact rather than a distinct boundary. 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...

  • 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...

  • Cross cultural impactsby C. Richard Baker

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    Accounting researchers have often borrowed theoretical frameworks from other disciplines, such as economics, psychology, and sociology. In the English-speaking countries, accounting research has been particularly influenced by models and methodologies borrowed from economics. One of the more interesting examples of theoretical borrowing in recent years... more...