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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
This landmark book probes Muslims? attitudes toward Jews and Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotypes: the Islamophobic picture of the fanatical Muslim warrior, sword in one hand and Qur??n in the other,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 54.99
Juxtaposing Muslim scholars? debates over women?s attendance in mosques with historical descriptions of women?s activities within Middle Eastern and North African mosques, this study shows how over the centuries legal scholars? arguments have often reacted to rather than dictated Muslim women?s behavior. Tracing Sunni legal positions on women in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict persists, aspiring peacemakers continue to search for the precise territorial dividing line that will satisfy both Israeli and Palestinian nationalist demands. The prevailing view assumes that this struggle is nothing more than a dispute over real estate. Defining Neighbors boldly challenges this view, shedding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The book explains Sadr??s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadr??s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadr? shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and how it is a natural stage of the evolution of each individual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Making European Muslims provides an in-depth examination of what it means to be a young Muslim in Europe today, where the assumptions, values and behavior of the family and those of the majority society do not always coincide. Focusing on the religious socialization of Muslim children at home, in semi-private Islamic spaces such as mosques and Quran... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
Islam has long been a part of the West in terms of religion, culture, politics and society. Discussing this interaction from al-Andalus to the present, this Handbook explores the influence Islam has had, and continues to exert; particularly its impact on host societies, culture and politics. Highlighting specific themes and topics in history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The scholarly study of Islam has become ever more insular and apologetic. Academic Islamic Studies has tried to maintain a focus on truth, authenticity, experience and meaning and has effectively avoided discussion of larger social, cultural and ideological issues. Many scholars of Islam have presented themselves to their colleagues, the media and... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99
Mystical Science and Practical Religion uniquely examines the religious discourse of Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh applied science professionals and students. While they each view their respective religions as the ?most scientific,? their work reshapes how they practice and conceptualize their faith. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject, outlines how Muslim political thought and political culture... more...