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  • Pious Practice and Secular Constraintsby Jeanette Jouili

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    The visible increase in religious practice among young European-born Muslims has provoked public anxiety. New government regulations seek not only to restrict Islamic practices within the public sphere, but also to shape Muslims', and especially women's, personal conduct. Pious Practice and Secular Constraints chronicles the everyday ethical struggles... more...

  • Hajjby Luitgard Mois; Marjo Buitelaar

    Sidestone Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden organised the exhibition Longing for Mecca. The Pilgrim’s Journey.... more...

  • Sufism and Politics in Moroccoby Abdelilah Bouasria

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Presenting a political history and sociology of Moroccan Sufism from colonialism to the modern day, this book studies the Sufi model of Master and Disciple in relation to social and political life, comparing the different eras of acquiescent versus dissident Sufism. This comparative fieldwork study offers new perspectives on the connection between... more...

  • Refusing the Veilby Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 7.29

    This topic divides people and it will divide readers of this book too. Many Muslims worldwide either support or adopt religious veiling, and those who argue against it are often criticised, or worse. But, according to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, the veil throws up a number of concerns, from questions of health and freedom of choice to issues of gender... more...

  • The Caucasus Emirate Mujahedinby Gordon M. Hahn

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Russia's North Caucasus mujahedin of the self-declared Caucasus Emirate and the history thereof is part and parcel of the global jihadi revolutionary movement which includes but is no longer led by Al Qaeda. This book corrects the inadequate previous treatments of the violence in the Caucasus, almost all of which explain what ought to be called... more...

  • Women in Sufismby Marta Dominguez Diaz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Exploring the diverse myriad of female religious identities that exist within the various branches of the Moroccan Sufi Order, Q?diriyya B?dsh?shiyya, today, this book evidences a wide array of religious identities, from those more typical of Berber culture, to those characterised by a ?sober? approach to Sufism, as well as those that denote New Age... more...

  • Reasoning with Godby Khaled Abou El Fadl

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    In Reasoning with God renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl explores the role of Shari?ah in today?s world, for both Muslims and non-Muslims. After a prologue that explains Shari?ah in depth, Abou El Fadl wrestles with the moral trajectory of contemporary Islam and highlights the way Shari?ah can revitalize and reengage Islam today.... more...

  • The Meeting of Oppositesby Andrew Wingate

    SPCK 2014; US$ 36.46

    Hinduism has many western forms, especially in the US, and a powerful presence in Leicester and London. In this book, The historical background as well as the story of migration are explored, so that the reader can understand why Hindus relate quite differently in Britain, in Scandinavia and in the US. It offers a guided tour of Hindu life and relations... more...

  • Sufism in the Secret History of Persiaby Milad Milani

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    Sufism formed one of the cultures of resistance which has existed in the social fabric of Persia since antiquity. Such resistance continues to manifest itself today with many looking to Sufism as a model of cooperation between East and West, between traditional and modern. 'Sufism in the Secret History of Persia' explores the place of Sufi mysticism... more...

  • Sawanihby Pourjavady

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 280.00

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...