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- Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99
Those who practice the Muslim faith have resisted examinations of their religion. They are extremely guarded about their religion, and what they consider blasphemous acts by skeptical Muslims and non-Muslims alike has only served to pique the world's curiosity. This critical examination reveals an unflattering picture of the faith and its practitioners.... more...
- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99
Anthropologist Celia Rothenberg gives us a rare glimpse into the daily life of a contemporary Palestinian village, where women's lives are structured more by moral codes and societal norms than by political activism. In this rich ethnographic portrait, stories of the jinn, or spirit possession, become powerful commentaries on women's senses of strength... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 37.99
This unique book represents one of the first systematic attempts to explain why thousands of Westerners heed international calls to 'jihad' and join radical Islamic groups. Drawing on his unprecedented access to a radical Islamic group, Quintan Wiktorowicz details the subtle process that can turn seemingly unreligious people into supporters of religious... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 43.99
A major feature of the rise of Islamism in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and parts of the West is the current rapid growth of a starkly repressive version of shari'a, Islamic law. In this book, noted human rights activists and scholars trace the growth of such law in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, Sudan, Nigeria, Malaysia, and Indonesia; document its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Originally published in 1986, this volume deals with the historical, philosophical and psychological concepts found in Islamic medical practices, and covers Islamic ideas on physiological, pathological, curative and preventative medicine. This was the first systematic study of Islamic medicine to be published in the English language and continues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
An examination of the place of religion, especially Islam, in political and cultural life took on a special urgency after the events of 9/11. The essays in this volume concentrate on the way that Islam impacts on the everyday lives of people who reside in societies where Islam plays a large part. The relationship between Islam and women has always... more...
- Granta Publications 2011; US$ 7.64
The world is green and beautiful; and God has appointed you as His trustee over it' The Prophet MuhammadIslam is one of the great monotheistic religions of the world. It produced a magnificent civilization, envied for its science and learning, spanning over a thousand years. The teachings of Islam emphasize unity, humility, forgiveness and love of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
What is Islamic Philosophy? offers a broad introduction to Islamic thought, from its origins to the many challenging issues facing Muslims in the contemporary world. The chapters explore early Islamic philosophy and trace its development through key themes and figures up to the twenty-first century. Topics covered include: ethical issues... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Combining key titles from both Oxfords Very Short Introductions and Oxford Worlds Classics series, this collection includes an assortment of books that will enlighten your understanding of Islam. Containing A Very Short Introduction to The Koran, Islamic History, and Islam, plus one of the bestselling versions of the Quran, these... more...