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- HarperCollins US 2002; US$ 10.99
As the specter of religious extremism has become a fact of life today, the temptation is great to allow the evil actions and perspectives of a minority to represent an entire tradition. In the case of Islam, there has been much recent confusion in the Western world centered on distorted portrayals of its core values. Born of ignorance, such confusion... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 74.50
The thesis analyses the role of Muslim voluntary welfare associations in Jordan from the perspective of their religious discourse and the related social activities, to assess whether they contribute to empowerment or reinforce dependency more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99
An examination of Islamic evangelism, or da'wah, as it has been interpreted and practiced by Muslims in the West. Beginning with a history of Islamic expansionism, the author traces the concept of da'wah from the earliest followers of Islam to new missionary strategies in North America. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 181.00
This volume deals with Scandinavian converts to Islam, discussing the process of conversion as well as the converts' role in Muslim communities and in majority society. As Islam is a new phenomenon in Scandinavia, the story of the new Muslims becomes also a story of the development of Scandinavian Islamic ideas. The book examines the specific features... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2014; US$ 16.09
Annika Lindow widmet sich in ihrer islamwissenschaftlichen Studie dem in Deutschland aktuellen Thema des "Salafismus". Die Salafiya ist eine Prägung des islamischen Reformismus, die sich im späten 19. Jahrhundert in Ägypten zentrierte. Ihr Ziel war es, den Islam durch eine Rückkehr zur Tradition, zum Islam der "frommen Vorfahren",... more...
- Tughra Books 2010; US$ 13.99
This book touches on certain dynamics regarding the theoretical and cultural basis of the model Fethullah Gulen has developed based on dialogue, tolerance, concurrence among different groups that come from different religions, cultures, and civilizations. Gulen's model focuses on human beings, those who surround all their world with thought and action,... more...
- World Wisdom 2011; US$ 9.99
Islam's acceptance of other religions remains an enigma for many Westerners. The 16 essays in this volume, by renowned experts on Islam such as Frithjof Schuon, Rene Guenon, Titus Burckhardt, and Seyyed Hossein Nasr, explore the fundamental universality of the world's second largest religion, presenting an incisive portrait of Islam that is seldom... more...
- World Wisdom 2009; US$ 9.99
John Herlihy takes readers on a journey of understanding to the heart of Islam, the world?s fastest growing religion. Weaving details of Islam?s central beliefs and practices?its Five Pillars?with intimate autobiographical details of his more than thirty years in the religion, Herlihy provides readers with an insightful glimpse into a religion that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 38.00
While Islam has become a controversial topic in the West, a growing number of Westerners find powerful meaning in Islam. Becoming Muslim is an ethnographic study based on in-depth interviews with Swedish and American women who have converted to Islam. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Every year more and more Europeans, including Germans, are embracing Islam. It is estimated that there are now up to one hundred thousand German converts?a number similar to that in France and the United Kingdom. What stands out about recent conversions is that they take place at a time when Islam is increasingly seen as contrary to European values.... more...