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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This study of the Qur'an arises from an interest in a pressing contemporary issue, the relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims ('the Ummah and the Other'). This text explores how the Qur'an comments on this relationship as it changed in the course of Muhammad's ministry. Particular attention is paid to the portrayal in the Meccan 'punishment-narratives'... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
This volume provides an ethnographic description of Muslim merit-making rhetoric, rituals and rationales in Thailand's Malay far-south. This study is situated in Cabetigo, one of Pattani's oldest and most important Malay communities that has been subjected to a range of Thai and Islamic influences over the last hundred years. The volume describes... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Interested in reading a take on the historical Jesus that's not weighed down by a particular writer's theological agenda? Samuel H. M. Byers' A Layman's Life of Jesus will definitely fit the bill. This engaging volume sets forth an account of Christ's life on earth that is simple, elegant and straightforward. more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 22.34
1885 erschütterte die westliche Welt die Nachricht vom Fall der Stadt Khartum und der brutalen Ermordung des britischen Generals Charles Gordon. Die Anhänger des Mahdi Mohammed Ahmed errichteten den ersten islamischen Gottesstaat und schotteten den Sudan über 12 Jahre gänzlich von der Umwelt ab. Erst der Rachefeldzug Lord Kitcheners machte dieser historischen... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99
The essays in Islam and the West: Critical Perspectives on Modernity approach the interactions of Islam, the West, and modernity through overlapping social, historical, economic, cultural, and philosophical layers. Viewed through this complex prism of analysis, the full dimensions of the relationship become clear and the result is a deeper understanding... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 90.00
This book explores the correlation between anti-theological thought and the rise of Islamism in the twentieth century by examining Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and the leadership of Umar al-Tilmisani (d. 1986). more...
- Tughra Books 2007; US$ 9.99
The first volume of the series addresses the more essential questions concerning Islamic faith: e.g. God and the nature of His existence; can islam solve every problem? Did Prophet Muhammad write the Qur'an Subjects like the Prophethood, Satan, etc. are also examined. more...
- Tughra Books 2007; US$ 9.99
The second volume delves deeper into a variety of subjects that will help those who are embarking on the exploration of Islam; wisdom in the message of the Qur'an; ethics and spirituality, the virtues of service in islam, the anticipation of Mahdi and Messiah, etc. Although the questions included in this volume have been selected on the assumption... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 32.00
Introducing the concept of Islamist extremist "master narratives," this volume offers a method for identifying and analyzing them. Drawing on rhetorical and narrative theories, the chapters examine thirteen master narratives and explain how extremists use them to solidify their base, recruit new members, and motivate actions. The book concludes with... more...