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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
Originally published 1867. This volume describes not only the basic tenets of the Sufis but also the Ahl i wahdat which was a branch of Sufism. The author?s use of a Persian manuscript treatise by ?Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi? is an indispensable tool, particularly because the author did not merely translate it but gave a clearer and more succinct... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
Originally published in 1965. This volume presents a systematic study of Rumi?s rebirth into a total being. By studying the elements of Persian culture, as well as the unique writings of Rumi, the author reveals the characteristics of maturity, the qualities of final integration in identity, health, and happiness that underlie Rumi?s life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
The Aga Khans have long played a prominent part on the international stage, but much less tends to be understood about the most important group of their followers, the Khoja Ismailis of South Asia, who are now also settled in many other parts of the world. Even less is generally known about the hymns, called ginans, which have historically formed so... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 27.50
Until the attacks of September 11, 2001, few Americans knew anything about Islam, let alone about the distinctions between Sunni and Shiæa, the Sufi and Wahhabi, the origins of the Holy QurÆan and Shariæa law, and the respect that all Muslims, even secular ones, harbor for the prophet Muhammad, his family, and Islamic traditions. In... more...
- Currency Press 2010; US$ 17.99
A story of two Australian Afgani Muslim women and the tension within a family over the wearing of the headscarf. A young Australian-born Muslim woman, turns to the religion of her heritage for answers after the September 11 attacks in 2001, resulting in a deep experience of faith and a controversial decision to wear the hijab. Partly a plea for understanding,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
These 24 studies on specific symbols, images and icons from the Muslim tradition are authored by scholars from around the world. Divided into four sections, the Divine, the Spiritual, the Physical, and the Societal, the work examines theological issues, such as divine unity, creation, wrath, and justice; spiritual subjects, such as the straight path,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Pilgrimage, travel for learning, visits to shrines, exile, and labour migration shape the religious imagination and in turn are shaped by it. Some travel, such as pilgrimage, explicitly intended for religious purposes, has equally important economic and political consequences. Other travel, not primarily motivated by religious concerns and thus neglected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
This study reveals the world of Sufi ritual with particular reference to two major Sufi orders. It examines the ritual and practices of these orders and surveys their organisation and hierarchy, initiation ceremonies, and aspects of their liturgy such as dhikr (litany) and sama (mystical concert). Comparisons are made with the five pillars of Islam... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
This book discusses issues concerning human rights and religion. Is a more integrated approach to human rights desirable - an approach that transcends the individual-centred orientation of civil and political liberties of the dominant centres of power in the West? How can religious thought contribute to an integrated notion of human rights and human... more...