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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 40.99
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...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95
In all the current alienating discourse on Islam, so often depicted as a source of extremism and fanatic violence, this book takes a timely and refreshing look at the traditions of Islamic mysticism, philosophy and intellectual debate in a series of diverse and stimulating approaches. It tackles the major figures of Islamic thought, such as Ibn Arabi,... more...
- Hurst 2014; US$ 18.99
As late as the last quarter of the twentieth century, there were expectations that Islam's political and cultural influence would dissipate as the advance of westernization brought modernization and secularization in its wake. Not only has Islam failed to follow the trajectory pursued by variants of Christianity, namely confinement to the private... more...
- Tughra Books 2008; US$ 3.99
The book includes selections from the Risale-i Nur on the unity and existence of God as evidenced by the universe. Selected treatises show Bediuzzaman's effective use of the Book of Universe to provide evidences pointing to one and imnipresent God. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
One of greatest Persian writers of both classical prose and poetry, Sa'di was revered in his time as a man of great wisdom and passion. Filled with extracts of the poet's melodious and insightful writing, and critical analysis thereof, this revealing biography examines why he was so idolized until the 1950s, and why since then he has fallen into relative... more...
Schriften zum Islam von Arethas und Euthymios Zigabenos und Fragmente der griechischen KoranübersetzungHarrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 34.07
Der Text des Arethas ist, wie die Schlussbemerkung zeigt, der erste Teil eines Briefes, der etwa 921 im Auftrag des Kaisers Romanos an den Emir in Damaskos gesandt wurde. Arethas verteidigt christliche Dogmen und kritisiert Lehren des Islams im ironischen Ton kultureller Überlegenheit.Zu Anfang des 12. Jahrhunderts verfasste der Mönch Euthymios Zigabenos... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 27.50
At a time when violent images of the Muslim world dominate our headlines, Western audiences are growing increasingly interested in a different picture of Islam, specifically the idea of Muslim nonviolence, and what it could mean for the world. But is nonviolence compatible with the teachings of Islam? Is it practical to suggest that Muslim societies... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
Despite the many important developments and innovations traceable to the Seljuq period (5th-7th/11th-13th centuries), the Seljuqs remain one of the understudied Muslim dynasties. This unique collaborative exploration of the Seljuqs' achievement contributes to the growing interest in this pivotal dynasty. The various chapters in this volume cover... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 29.95
Providing a comprehensive and accessible examination of Shari?ah Law, this well considered introduction examines the sources, characteristic features and various schools of thought of a system often stereotyped for its severity in the West. In a progressive and graduated fashion, Mohammad Hashim Kamali discusses topics ranging from juristic disagreement... more...