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- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
With more than 3,000 entries and cross-references on the history, main figures, institutions, theory, and literary works associated with Islam's mystical tradition, Sufism, this dictionary brings together in one volume, extensive historical information that helps put contemporary events into a historical context. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 39.99
In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often characterized solely as a Sufi saint, his thought and teachings were of a much... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00
This book reviews current flow research, focusing on rigorous analysis on methodology, and presenting neuropsychological considerations and empirical correlates of flow experiences. Also covers theoretical integrations of different paths in flow research. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 22.95
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen Amazing Things Will Happen offers straightforward advice that can be put into action to improve your life. Through personal anecdotes from the author's life, and interviews of successful individuals across several industries, this book demonstrates how to achieve success, in all aspects of life,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Based on a thorough examination of buildings, inscriptions, archival documents and hagiographies, this book uncovers the political significance of Bektashi shrines in the Ottoman imperial age. It thus provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the formative process of the Bektashi order, which started out as a network of social groups that took... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2007; US$ 10.19
A great Sufi leader, an accomplished Maliki scholar, a poet and an erudite, spirited writer, the late al-Shaykh Abd al-Mahmud al-Hafyan of Tabat (1919-1973), author of "The Bequest" (Al-Wasiyya), left a great legacy of scholarly works in all fields of the traditional Islamic sciences. Yet although his contributions to the science of the sharia are... more...
- Anqa Publishing 2007; US$ 37.95
Investigating Sufi-inspired spirituality in the modern world, this interdisciplinary text combines cultural study with solid data to provide a comprehensive study on how the teachings of Ibn Arabi have been adopted and adapted by Muslims and non-Muslims. This book explores Beshara's emergence and evolution, its approach to spiritual education, the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
The wars in the Middle East have become religious wars in which God is believed to be directly engaged on behalf of one side against the other. The hijackers who attacked America on September 11, 2001, thought they were fighting in the name of God. According to award-winning writer and scholar of religions Reza Aslan, the United States, by infusing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book is a study of the major works of Sufi historiography, which takes the form of collections of biographies. It provides a literary context in which one can appreciate fully the theological significance and historical value of Sufi biographies. more...