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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The book explains Sadr??s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadr??s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadr? shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and how it is a natural stage of the evolution of each individual... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Examining the urban culture and landscapes of Istanbul through Sehrengiz, a genre of Ottoman poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns, this book questions the space culture of the Ottoman world in relation to practices of orthodox and heterodox Islam and imperial politics. The author traces how a sixteenth-century marginal protest... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.95
A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and collective memory to the study of Islam and globalization and to the study of the place of the mass media in the contemporary Islamic resurgence. It explores the annulment of spatial and temporal distance by globalization and by the communications revolution underlying it, and how this... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 18.95
In the West, Islam has replaced Communism as the new bugbear, while Sufism, Islam?s mystical dimension, is often dismissed as the delusions of an irrational and backward people. Ken Lizzio corrects such misperceptions in this firsthand account of the year he spent in 1991 living with the head of the Naqshbandis, Afghanistan?s largest Sufi order. He... more...
- Anqa Publishing 2014; US$ 21.99
Ibn al-'Arabi and the Sufis is a fascinating and groundbreaking analysis of the extent to which various major Sufi figures contributed to the mystical philosophy of Ibn al-'Arabi. While recent scholarship has tended to concentrate on his teachings and life, little attention has been paid to the influences on his thought. Each chapter is dedicated... more...
- Library of Arabic Literature 2014; US$ 69.00
'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyyah (d. 923 H/1517 AD) of Damascus was one of the great women scholars in Islamic history. A mystic and prolific poet and writer, 'A'ishah composed more works in Arabic than any other woman before the 20th century. Yet despite her extraordinary literary and religious achievements, 'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyyah... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Despite its continuing appeal in the Muslim world, Sufism has faced fierce challenges in the last 250 years. This volume assesses the evolution of anti-Sufism since the middle of the eighteenth century and Sufi strategies for survival. It also considers the efforts of a few significant Muslim intellectuals to contemplate a future for a mystical approach... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
The sacred calls that summon believers are the focus of this study of religion and power in Fez, Morocco. Focusing on how dissemination of the call through mass media has transformed understandings of piety and authority, Emilio Spadola details the new importance of once?marginal Sufi practices such as spirit trance and exorcism for ordinary believers,... more...
- Fortress Press 2013; US$ 17.99
The language of exile, focused with theological and biblical narratives and coupled with depictions of real-life exilic communities, can equip church leaders as agents in the creation of new communities. Robert Hoch reads the larger North American tradition of Christian worship and mission through the prism of visibly marginalized communities. Through... more...