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Islam

  • Interpreting Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islamby Mordechai Z. Cohen; Adele Berlin

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 96.00

    This comparative study examines how scriptures - the Bible and the Qur'an - were interpreted in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam throughout history. more...

  • Essays in Islamic Philology, History, and Philosophyby Alireza Korangy; Wheeler M. Thackston; Roy P. Mottahedeh; William Granara

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    This work treats in one volume the most important fields in Islamic studies: Persian literature and philology; Islamic history and historiography; Arabic literature and philology; and Islamic philosophy and jurisprudence. The essays are representative of the fields in which one of the most illustrious Arabists and Persianists in the world,... more...

  • Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africaby Michelle Apotsos

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Architecture, Islam, and Identity in West Africa shows you the relationship between architecture and Islamic identity in West Africa. The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of Larabanga, a small Muslim community in Northern Ghana, to help you see how the built environment encodes cultural history... more...

  • Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issuesby W. Cole Durham; Rik Torfs; David M. Kirkham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues brings together vital analysis of the challenges that Europe poses for an expanding Islam and that Islam poses for Europe, within their ever-evolving religious, legal, and social environments. This book gathers some of the best thinking on Islam and the law affecting current and contested issues that can no longer... more...

  • Islamophobiaby Chris Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Despite numerous sources suggesting that Islamophobia is becoming both increasingly prevalent and societally acceptable in the contemporary world, there remains a lack of textual sources that consider either the phenomenon itself, or its manifestations and consequences. There is no authoritative text that attempts to understand or contextualise what... more...

  • Islam and Political-Cultural Europeby W. Cole Durham; Tore Lindholm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Islam and Political-Cultural Europe identifies the sometimes confusing and often contentious new challenges that arise in daily life and institutions as Islam settles deeper into Europe. Critiquing past and recent assimilation efforts in the fields of education, finance, and security, the contributors offer prospective solutions to diverse contemporary... more...

  • Islamic Myths and Memoriesby Itzchak Weismann; Mark Sedgwick

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Islamic myths and collective memory are very much alive in today?s localized struggles for identity, and are deployed in the ongoing construction of worldwide cultural networks. This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and collective memory to the study of Islam and globalization and to the study of the place of the mass media in... more...

  • Islam and Sustainable Developmentby Odeh Rashed Al-Jayyousi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In Islam and Sustainable Development, Odeh Al-Jayyousi addresses the social, human and economic dimensions of sustainability from an Islamic perspective. Islam is sometimes viewed as a challenge, threat and risk to the West, but here we are reminded that the celebration of cultural diversity is a key component in Islamic values. Promoting common understanding... more...

  • Islam and Developmentby Matthew Clarke; David Tittensor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95

    The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and at times violent agendas. This tendency has led to a dearth of research on the wider Muslim aid and development... more...

  • Exile in the Maghrebby Paul B. Fenton; David G. Littman

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    This book reviews a thousand years of Jewish history in North Africa under Islam, culled from literary sources such as Islamic legal and theological texts, European travel accounts, and diplomatic dispatches, as well as unpublished archival material. more...