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  • The Homeland Is the Arenaby Ousmane Kane

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 37.99

    Addresses an historically neglected aspect of international migration, analyzing the role played by transnational religion in the adaptation of Senegalese immigrants in America in the late twentieth century. more...

  • The Ismailis in the Middle Agesby Shafique N. Virani

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 73.99

    " None of that people should be spared, not even the babe in its cradle. " With these chilling words, the Mongol warlord Genghis Khan declared his intention to destroy the Ismailis, one of the most intellectually and politically significant Muslim communities of medieval Islamdom. The massacres that followed convinced observers that this powerful voice... more...

  • Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretationby Barbara Freyer Stowasser

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 32.99

    Islamic ideas about women and their role in society spark considerable debate both in the Western world and in the Islamic world itself. Despite the popular attention surrounding Middle Eastern attitudes toward women, there has been little systematic study of the statements regarding women in the Qur'an. Stowasser fills the void with this study on... more...

  • The Middle Path of Moderation in Islamby Mohammad Hashim Kamali; Tariq Ramadan

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    This book presents a detailed analysis of the Islamic principle of wasatiyyah , or moderation, exploring its meaning and scope in both the Qu'ran and Hadith and applying it to contemporary issues such as justice, women's rights, environmental and financial balance, and globalization. more...

  • Ibn Taymiyya's Theological Ethicsby Sophia Vasalou

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99

    This book investigates Ibn Taymiyya's approach to some of the core ethical and theological questions of the classical period of Islam and, in doing so, sheds new light on his intellectual identity. more...

  • The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrectionby Jane Idelman Smith; Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 49.99

    This book provides a thorough and accessible guide to belief about the afterlife in the Sunni Muslim tradition. Drawing on the Qur'an, traditions, creeds, and theological commentaries, as well as interviews with Muslim clerics, the authors offer an overview of the Islamic eschatological narrative, describing the understanding of events beginning with... more...

  • What Is an American Muslim?by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Abdullah An-Na'im offers a pioneering exploration of American Muslim citizenship and identity, arguing against the prevalent emphasis on majority-minority politics and instead promoting a shared citizenship that both accommodates and transcends religious identity. more...

  • Rediscovering the Ummaby Ina Merdjanova

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book discusses the role of Islam in the political and social developments in the Balkans after the fall of communism. It explores comparatively the transformations of Muslim identities under the influence of various national and transnational, domestic and global factors. more...

  • Pride, Faith, and Fearby Charlotte A. Quinn; Frederick Quinn

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 87.99

    The worldwide Islamic revival is working important changes in both government and society in Africa. As yet, however, this powerful international movement has received little scholarly attention in its African setting. The authors draw on extensive fieldwork as well as primary and secondary sources to analyze the role of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa,... more...

  • Saudi Clerics and Shi'a Islamby Raihan Ismail

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    In this book, Raihan Ismail examines the attitudes of the Saudi "ulama" towards various Shia sects and communities by analyzing their sermons, lectures, publications and religious rulings. She explores what the motivating factors are behind the divisive sectarian rhetoric that the 'ulama' employ. more...