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  • 'Ali Shari'ati and the Shaping of Political Islam in Iranby Kingshuk Chatterjee

    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...

  • 'Brothers' or Others?by Anita Fabos

    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...

  • "Im Namen Gottes ..."by Schmid Hansjörg; Renz Andreas; Sperber Jutta

    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...

  • "Nahe ist dir das Wort..."by Schmid Hansjörg; Renz Andreas; Ucar Bülent

    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...

  • "The Sons of Pigs and Apes"by Neil Kressel

    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...

  • The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Si?na?)by Parviz Morewedge

    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...

  • (En)Gendering the War on Terrorby Ms Kim Rygiel; Ms Krista Hunt; Professor Pauline Gardiner Barber; Professor Marianne H Marchand; Professor Jane Parpart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 64.95

    The war on terror has been raging for many years now, and subsequently there is a growing body of literature examining the development, motivation and effects of this US-led aggression. Virtually absent from these accounts is an examination of the central role that gender, race, class and sexuality play in the war on terror. This lack of attention... more...

  • 1453by Roger Crowley

    Hachette Books 2013; Not Available

    A gripping exploration of the fall of Constantinople and its connection to the world we live in today. The fall of Constantinople in 1453 signaled a shift in history and the end of the Byzantium Empire. Roger Crowley's readable and comprehensive account of the battle between Mehmet II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and Constantine XI, the 57th emperor... more...

  • 40 Hadithsby Ali Budak

    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...

  • The A to Z of Islamby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of Islam presents a concise overview of Islamic history, religion, philosophy, and Islamic political movements. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries, which include the biographies and thoughts of medieval thinkers, as well as those of modern members of the religious... more...