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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
While Ayatollah Khomeini is considered the face of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979, 'Ali Shari'ati is considered a much greater influence on shaping the revolutionary consciousness. Acceptable to both modernists as well as Islamists, Shari'ati's radicalism inspired much of the resistance in urban Iran in the closing years of the Shah. This... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95
Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 17.29
"... ein Meilenstein im wissenschaftlichen Gespräch zwischen Christen und Muslimen. Je drei Autoren/Autorinnen diskutieren Grundfragen christlichen und muslimischen Betens, Sinn und Zweck des Bittgebets, Gebet und Leiblichkeit, Gebet und religiöse Identität in der säkularen Gesellschaft sowie die Problematik gemeinsamen Betens." so die Münchener... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
"Islam" Means Peace: Understanding the Muslim Principle of Nonviolence Today provides a rebuttal to general misperceptions about the religion by documenting its rich tradition of nonviolence. To that end, the book examines the sources of Islam?the Qur'an, the main religious text of Islam, and the Hadith, the deeds and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad.... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 15.13
Bibel und Koran sind in einem kulturellen Umfeld entstanden, das heute vielen Menschen fremd ist. Gleichzeitig erheben beide den Anspruch, eine universal gültige Lebensorientierung zu bieten. Christliche und muslimische Wissenschaftler nehmen die Bibel als Verstehenshilfe des Korans und den Koran als eine Auslegung der Bibel in den Blick. In seiner... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95
From the 1950s through the 1990s, antisemitism everywhere seemed to be on the wane. But as Neil Kressel documents in this startling book, the Muslim world has resurrected in recent decades almost every diatribe that more than two millennia of European hostility produced against the Jews, and it has introduced many homegrown and novel modes of attack.... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available
This first in-depth study of the 'Alids focuses on the crucial formative period from the Abbasid Revolution to the end of the Seljuq period. Exploring their rise from both a religious point of view and as a social phenomenon, Bernheimer investigates how they attained and extended the familys status over the centuries. The 'Alids are the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ?ala?I ( The Book of Scientific Knowledge ). In addition... more...
- Tughra Books 2010; US$ 7.99
Providing a concise overview of 40 Hadiths?sayings of the prophet Muhammad?this compilation offers an in-depth investigation of the second essential source of Islamic authority after the Qur?an. Following the prophet?s encouraged tradition of focusing on a select 40 of the proverbs instead of the entire collection, this volume consists of the original... more...
- Quercus 2016; US$ 15.99
No other religion is subject to as much debate and controversy as Islam. But who was Muhammad, and what did he teach? Does the Qur'an really preach holy war? What is the role of women within Islam? And what does the rise of Isil and militant Islam mean for Muslims and for the world? Explaining Islam's history, core beliefs and rituals, as well as... more...