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- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 38.00
This study is the first concentrated investigation of the Old English Book of Consolation Meters, associated with King Alfred?s court. These Alfredian poems, which have long been neglected, recapture poetic ideas from their Latin model, Boethius? De Consolatione Philosophiae. This volume examines the Meters as poetic responses to the prose passages... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00
This volume contains essays on an array of topics originally presented orally by a master teacher and scholar. With characteristic rhetorical elegance, Msgr. Synan, late professor at the Pontifical Institute in Toronto, delivered these papers in a variety of settings on issues relating to his specialty of mediaeval Christian philosophy and to his interest... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 11.99
One Hope: Re-Membering the Body of Christ is a rich ecumenical resource designed to help Catholic and Lutheran communities mark the approaching 500th anniversary of the Reformation. By gathering together to reflect on and discuss its contents, Christians will foster the church?s unity on a grassroots level and grow in their awareness of the ways... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 60.00
This volume poses as its central question: when we read a passage in the Hebrew Bible, how do we know whether the passage was meant literally or metaphorically? This study argues that our assumptions as to how language works influences the way we interpret biblical texts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book is a comparative study of the sociological field in two different Muslim societies: Malaysia and Egypt. It analyses the process of the production of 'knowledge' through the example of the modern 'Islamization of knowledge debate' and local empirical variations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Providing an analysis of the complete story of Mary in its liturgical, narrative and rhetorical contexts, this literary reading is a prerequisite to any textual reading of the Qur?an whether juristic, theological, or otherwise. intertextuality between the Old Testament, New Testament and the Qur?an. The Qur?an is an oral event, linguistic phenomenon... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 38.99
Conflicts and controversies at home and abroad have led Americans to focus on Islam more than ever before. In addition, more and more of their neighbors, colleagues, and friends are Muslims. While much has been written about contemporary American Islam and pioneering studies have appeared on Muslim slaves in the antebellum period, comparatively little... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 24.99
Shrouded in mystery, the Islamic presence in the Middle East evokes longstanding Western fears of terrorism and holy war. Our media have consistently focused on these extremes of Islam, overlooking a quiet yet pervasive religious movement that is now transforming the nation of Egypt. Drawing on hundreds of interviews, No God But God opens up previously... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book provides a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the various schools of Qur'anic exegesis, from the earliest periods through to the present day. Employing a comparative-contrastive methodology, the author examines traditional and rational schools of thought ? such as the Mu?tazili, Shi?i, Ibadi, Sufi, metaphysical, modern, and scientific... more...