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- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
How does Islam engage with the idea of the modern and with the contemporary world? How is Muslim tradition to be reconciled with a world in continuous flux and change? These questions lie at the heart of current discussions of the Islamic faith and of its doctrines, beliefs and practices. Engaging directly with such questions, this important volume... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 197.00
Bringing together the expansive scholarly expertise of former students of Professor Michael Allan Cook, this volume contains highly original articles in Islamic history, law, and thought. The contributions range from studies in the pre-Islamic calendar, to the "blood-money group" in Islamic law, to transformations in Arabic logic. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 59.90
The twentieth century was a fascinating period of profound political, social and economic changes in Indonesia. These changes contributed to the diversification of the religious landscape and as a result, religious authority was redistributed over an increasing number of actors. Although many Muslims in Indonesia continued to regard the ulama, the... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 23.90
Islam is a major religion in Southeast Asia, with Indonesian Muslims comprising the largest Muslim population in the world. Events and developments since 11 September 2001 have added greater attention to Islam and its adherents in this part of the world.This general survey of Islam in Southeast Asia is intended to inform, explain and update readers... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Islam Made Simple is a short and to-the-point guide to Islam. In just 96 pages, the reader will learn all about the history, beliefs and traditions of this major world faith. Ideal... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant forms, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand its nature. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction, offers essential insights into the big issues, provides fresh perspectives on contemporary questions, and guides us through the complex debates. more...
- White Cloud Press 2012; US$ 9.95
Follow up work to White Cloud's successful and highly acclaimed May 2011 book I Speak For Myself: American Women on Being Muslim . With this second book in the I Speak For Myself series, American Muslim men speak out on their lives and how their Muslim beliefs play out in private and on the public stage. Contributors include high profile figures... more...
- World Wisdom 2012; US$ 9.99
Although relatively unknown in the West, Islam has been forcefully brought to the public?s attention by the acts and threats of the ?Islamic terrorists.? As a result, the question is repeatedly asked: ?What kind of religion is this?? Stoddart argues that in spite of appearances, Muslims are in fact allies with people of other faiths; they have common... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 19.88
Moderniteten truer det muslimske samfund. Perversion, respektløshed, materialisme og ugudelighed vælter ind fra det moderne Vesten ? hvis man skal tro den fundamentalistiske muslim. Men han kæmper mod et fantom. Det moderne og det sekulære er ikke identiske. Religion er nok amoderne, men behøver ikke at være antimoderne. Og det moderne ligner ikke... more...