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- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00
A series of critical reflection on the evolution and major themes of pre-modern Muslim Theology. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 16.00
In this brilliant look at the rise of political Islam, the distinguished political scientist and anthropologist Mahmood Mamdani brings his expertise and insight to bear on a question many Americans have been asking since 9/11: how did this happen? Mamdani dispels the idea of ?good? (secular, westernized) and ?bad? (premodern, fanatical) Muslims, pointing... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 16.95
A liberal Muslim and critically acclaimed author explores the historical, political, and theological basis for centuries of Muslim animosity towards Jews, debunking long-held myths and tracing a history of hate and its impact today. More than nine years after 9/11 and 60 years after the creation of the state of Israel, the world is no closer to solving,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
With the current turmoil in the Middle East, there is a growing interest about Islam—the world’s second largest religion and one of the fastest growing—and its holy book, the Koran (or Qur’an). Now, with this easy-to-follow, plain-English guide, you can explore the history, structure, and basic tenets of Islam’s sacred... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 10.99
Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism. This biography rescues Qutb from the label of 'terrorist' by offering a sophisticated analysis of his thought. It offers a view into the world of British colonialism, the birth of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and the growth of radical Islam. more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 17.56
This groundbreaking volume, written entirely by women, examines the vastly misunderstood and multilayered world of the veil. Veiling? of women, of men, and of sacred places and objects?has existed in countless cultures and religions from time immemorial. Today, veiling is a globally polarizing issue, a locus for the struggle between Islam and the West... more...
- World Wisdom 2005; US$ 9.99
There are almost no authoratative books readily available for the general reader that provide, in clear and accessible language, an introduction to the spiritual perspective illuminating Rumi's magical poetry. In this beautifully illustrated work, William C. Chittick, a leading scholar of Sufism and Rumi, opens doors that give us access to the inner... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, there has been a demand for information about Islam and John Esposito has found himself called upon to speak to a wide range of audiences. Here he presents in question-and-answer format the information that most people want to know. more...