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  • "Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Todayby Amitabh Pal

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00

    "Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today provides a rebuttal to general misperceptions about the religion by documenting its rich tradition of nonviolence. To that end, the book examines the sources of Islam?the Qur'an, the main religious text of Islam, and the Hadith, the deeds and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.... more...

  • Sufism in an Age of Transitionby Erik Ohlander

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    Based on heretofore unexplored sources, this book offers a comprehensive study of the life, work, thought and influence of the eponym of one of the earliest Sufi ?ar?qa lineages, Ab? 'Umar al-Suhraward? (d. 632/1234). more...

  • Ottoman Ulema, Turkish Republicby Amit Bein

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    To better understand the diverse inheritance of Islamic movements in present-day Turkey, we must take a closer look at the religious establishment, the ulema, during the first half of the twentieth century. During the closing years of the Ottoman Empire and the early decades of the Republic of Turkey, the spread of secularist and anti-religious ideas... more...

  • Critical Republicanismby Cécile Laborde

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    The first comprehensive analysis of the philosophical issues raised by the hijab controversy in France, this book also conducts a dialogue between contemporary Anglo-American and French political theory and defends a progressive republican solution to multicultural conflicts in contemporary societies. more...

  • Islam's Quantum Questionby Nidhal Guessoum

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    In secular Europe the veracity of modern science is almost always taken for granted. Whether they think of Darwin?s theory of evolution, or of spectacular investigations into the boundaries of particle physics conducted by CERN?s Large Hadron Collider, most people assume that scientific enquiry goes to the heart of fundamental truths about the universe.... more...

  • Islamic Humanismby Lenn E. Goodman

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book is an attempt to explain how, in the face of increasing religious authoritarianism in medieval Islamic civilization, some Muslim thinkers continued to pursue essentially humanistic, rational, and scientific discourses in the quest for knowledge, meaning, and values. Drawing on a wide range of Islamic writings, from love poetry to history... more...

  • Comfort in Hardshipby Thérèse of Lisieux; Germana Santos FSP

    Pauline Books and Media 2011; US$ 6.95

    How do I hold on to faith when my heart hurts so much? In loss and abandonment, how do I cope? In this book, St. Thérèse of Lisieux and her family recount some of the painful events in their lives. They walk us into a world of deep love and intense suffering. Like an understanding companion, Thérèse shows us that love makes suffering easier to bear.... more...

  • The Everlasting Hatredby Hal Lindsey

    WND Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    Best-selling author Hal Lindsey explains how, on September 11, an ancient fight-to-the-death conflict exploded on the shores of the U.S. Though most Americans didn't realize it, we were already involved in this struggle. A struggle driven by a hatred that goes back over 4000 years. Islamic fundamentalism's purpose is to replace the Judeo-Christian... more...

  • Islam and Homosexuality [2 volumes]by Samar Habib

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 115.00

    The place of sexual and gender minorities in the contemporary Islamic world is the subject of fascinating new directions in research and scholarly thought. Islam and Homosexuality gathers together 20 experts exploring these issues to provide an expansive look at the treatment of same-sex interactions in Muslim cultures today. Islam and Homosexuality... more...

  • Islamic Money and Bankingby Iraj Toutounchian

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67

    This book examines how money, in the absence of interest (Riba) and money market can become an endogenous variable of an economic system. It further tries to integrate money in capital theory and to make monetary sector part of the real sector aiming at removing the problems that arise from separation of the two. more...