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Islam

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbulby B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Examining the urban culture and landscapes of Istanbul through Sehrengiz, a genre of Ottoman poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns, this book questions the space culture of the Ottoman world in relation to practices of orthodox and heterodox Islam and imperial politics. The author traces how a sixteenth-century marginal protest... more...

  • Mediterranean Identities in the Premodern Eraby John Watkins; Kathryn L. Reyerson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Defining the Mediterranean as a coherent region with distinct patterns of social, political, and cultural exchange, this interdisciplinary collection explores the production, modification, and circulation of identities based on religion, ethnicity, profession, gender, within three distinctive Mediterranean geographies. Contributors address such topics... more...

  • The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengalby Asim Roy

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.00

    Asim Roy argues that Islam in Bengal was not a corruption of the "real" Middle Eastern Islam, as nineteenth-century reformers claimed, but a valid historical religion developed in an area totally different from the Middle East. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Muslim Preacher in the Modern Worldby Richard T. Antoun

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Richard Antoun documents and exemplifies the single most important institution for the propagation of Islam, the Friday congregational sermon delivered in the mosque by the Muslim preacher. In his analysis of various sermons collected in a Jordanian village and in Amman, the author vividly demonstrates the scope of the Islamic corpus (beliefs, ritual... more...

  • The Early Islamic Conquestsby Fred M. Donner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 63.95

    In this contribution to the ongoing debate on the nature and causes of the Islamic conquests in Syria and Iraq during the sixth and seventh centuries, Fred Donner argues for a necessary distinction between the causes of the conquests, the causes of their success, and the causes of the subsequent Arab migrations to the Fertile Crescent. Originally... more...

  • Theodicy in Islamic Thoughtby Eric Linn Ormsby

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 40.95

    The first detailed study of Islamic theodicy, the book points out distinctively Islamic formulations and solutions of the problem of the best of all possible worlds" and shows where they coincide with Western versions, such as that of Leibniz. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • Islamic Revival in British Indiaby Barbara D. Metcalf

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    In a study of the vitality of Islam in late-nineteenth-century north India, Barbara Metcalf explains the response of Islamic religious scholars ('ulama) to the colonial dominance of the British and the collapse of Muslim political power. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again... more...

  • Muslim Law Courts and the French Colonial State in Algeriaby Allan Christelow

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    Allan Christelow examines the Muslim courts of Algeria from 1854, when the French first intervened in Islamic legal matters, through the gradual subordination of the courts and judges that went on until World War I. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... more...

  • Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn Arabiby Henry Corbin; Ralph Manheim

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.95

    A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. A penetrating analysis of the life and doctrines of the Spanish-born Arab theologian. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • Intertwined Worldsby Hava Lazarus-Yafeh

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Exploring the lively polemics among Jews, Christians, and Muslims during the Middle Ages, Hava Lazarus-Yafeh analyzes Muslim critical attitudes toward the Bible, some of which share common features with both pre-Islamic and early modern European Bible criticism. Unlike Jews and Christians, Muslims did not accept the text of the Bible as divine word,... more...