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Islam

  • Shari'ah on Trialby Sarah Eltantawi

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In November of 1999, Nigerians took to the streets demanding the re-implementation of shari'ah law in their country. Two years later, many Nigerians supported the death sentence by stoning of a peasant woman for alleged sexual misconduct. Public outcry in the West was met with assurances to the Western public: stoning is not a part of Islam; stoning... more...

  • Sufismby Carl W. Ernst

    Shambhala 2017; US$ 18.99

    The Sufis are as diverse as the countries in which they've flourished?from Morocco to India to China?and as varied as their distinctive forms of art, music, poetry, and dance. They are said to represent the mystical heart of Islam, yet the term Sufism is notoriously difficult to define, as it means different things to different people both within and... more...

  • The Enemy Withinby Sayeeda Warsi

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'Hard headed, well informed and intellectually coherent ... it turns conventional wisdom on its head. It deserves to promote a public debate on this subject which has been needed for more than 20 years' Peter Oborne Britain has often found groups within its borders whom it does not trust, whom it feels have a belief, culture, practice ... more...

  • Muslim History and Social Theoryby Dietrich Jung

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.76

    This book combines contemporary discussions on modernity with the history of the Muslim world. From a heuristic perspective, it is sketching out a framework for a global sociology of modernity. This framework attempts to accommodate a core assumption of classical modernization theory ? the global nature of modernity ? with the pluralistic perspective... more...

  • The Spiral Pathby Matt Griffin; Matt Griffin

    The O'Brien Press 2017; US$ 7.49

    The conclusion of the Ayla trilogy. The battle was won but the enemy has escaped and Ayla, Sean, Finny and Benvy know their home of Kilnabracka is in serious danger. The town looks untouched, but the friends are being drawn into a trap. Only they can save themselves and the townsfolk. more...

  • Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Qur'anby Andrew Rippin; Jawid Mojaddedi

    Wiley 2017; US$ 198.50 US$ 172.03

    Fully revised and updated, the second edition of The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Qur'?n offers an ideal resource for anyone who wishes to read and understand the Qur'?n as a text and as a vital component of Muslim life. While retaining the literary approach to the subject, this new edition extends both the theological and philosophical approaches... more...

  • The Koran Sacred Textby E. H. Palmer; R. A. Nicholson

    Watkins Media Ltd 2017; US$ 5.99

    The Koran, literally meaning 'The Recitation' it is the central religious text for Muslims. Muslims believe the Koran was verbally revealed by God to the Prophet Muhammad in Arabic through the angel Gabriel over a period of approximately 23 years Muslims regard koranic revelations as the sacred word of God, intended to correct any errors in previous... more...

  • Réflexion sur le partage de l'héritage selon le Coranby Djebari Belkacem

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    La question de l'interprétation de la succession dans les textes coraniques. Djebari Belkacem considère que le partage injuste de l'héritage serait dû à une interprétation inappropriée du terme Dhakar (signifiant sexe masculin, donc un groupe composé d'un ou plusieurs frères et non d'un individu) qui a entrainé une confusion entre un rapport de... more...

  • Meccaby F. E. Peters

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 71.50 US$ 65.06

    For the non-Muslim, Mecca is the most forbidden of Holy Cities--and yet, in many ways it is the best known. Muslim historians and geographers have studied it, and countless pilgrims and travelers--many of them European Christians in disguise--have left behind lively and well-publicized accounts of life in Mecca and its associated shrine-city of Medina,... more...

  • The Gülen Movementby Salih Cingillioglu

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book presents findings from research into one of the world's most influential Islamic movements, the Gülen Movement, from the perspective of social transformation through adult education. At the core of research questions lies how the movement enrolls volunteers from all walks of life and transforms them to adopt its aims at the expense of their... more...