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- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 29.95
Iconoclastic and fiercely rational, the European Enlightenment witnessed the birth of modern Western society and thought. Reason was sacrosanct and for the first time, religious belief and institutions were open to widespread criticism. In this groundbreaking book, Ziad Elmarsafy challenges this accepted wisdom to argue that religion was still hugely... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 33.11
Ausgangspunkt der Darstellung ist die Frage, ob die ältesten Dokumente über das Leben des Propheten Muhammad Frauen in die Gestaltung eines religiösen Bildungsbereichs einbeziehen. Dürfen Frauen nach den Überlieferungen religiöses Wissen erwerben, verwalten und weitervermitteln? Werden sie dabei als aktiv handelnde Subjekte dargestellt oder als passive... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 29.95
Contrary to popular opinion, the bulk of Islamic law does not come from the Qur?an but rather from hadith, first-hand reports of the prophet Muhammad?s words and deeds, passed from generation to generation. However, with varying accounts often only committed to paper a century after the death of Muhammad, Islamic scholars, past and present, have been... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Jesus is a central figure in the Qur?an, the Hadith, and other Islamic literature, and plays an important role in Islamic eschatology. In this tradition, at the end days Jesus will descend from heaven to bring peace and justice to the earth. Islam?s Jesus takes a bold yet candid look at the highly charged topic of Jesus?s place in Islam, exploring... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 29.99
Few things provoke controversy in the modern world like the religion brought by Muhammad. Modern media are replete with alarm over jihad, underage marriage and the threat of amputation or stoning under Shariah law. Sometimes rumor, sometimes based in fact and often misunderstood, the tenets of Islamic law and dogma were not set in the religion?s... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 7.99
The Qur?an has spoken to Muslims for over one thousand years; it is seen as law-maker, moral code, and the word of God. Drawing on both contemporary and ancient sources, Esack outlines the key themes and explains the historical and cultural context of this unique work whilst examining its content, language and style, and the variety of approaches,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
This highly topical introduction to the holy book of Islam includes essential reference resources such as a chronology of the revelation, weblinks and extensive guides to further reading. Exploring the Qur'an's reception through history, its key teachings and its place in contemporary thought and belief, the book analyzes: the Qur'an as the word... more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 10.19
<p>Few books in history are as poorly read or understood as the Qur'an. Sent down in a series of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, it is regarded by the faithful as the unmediated word of Allah. It is revered by Muslims throughout the world, it inspires unparalleled levels of devotion, passion, fear and, sometimes, incomprehension.... more...