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- Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 34.99
By pairing a scholar of Islamic law with a scholar of Jewish law, a unique dynamic is created. This new perspective not only provides a deeper understanding of the other?s legal tradition, but it also reveals new insights into the one?s own legal tradition, shedding light on what we had previously been too close to observe. Whether for the pursuit... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 32.99
In Honored by the Glory of Islam Marc David Baer proposes a novel approach to the historical record of Islamic conversions during the Ottoman age and gathers fresh insights concerning the nature of religious conversion itself. Rather than explaining Ottoman Islamization in terms of the converts' motives, Baer instead concentrates on the proselytizers... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
Can non-Muslims be saved? And can those who are damned to Hell ever be redeemed? Mohammad Hassan Khalil examines the writings of influential medieval and modern Muslim scholars on the controversial question of non-Muslim salvation. more...