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- Quest Books 2012; US$ 15.95
While several books have been written on modern Theosophy — the ancient wisdom tradition that can be found in every great culture from earliest times to the present — none currently exist today in the form of Edward Abdill?s new title. Presenting his own interpretation of the basic Theosophical concepts established in the late nineteenth century by... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
A fresh look at the origins and development of Islam, this is a fascinating reconstruction of the era of the first three generations of Muslims. Using a wealth of classical Arabic sources, it chronicles the lives of the Prophet Muhammad, his Companions, and the subsequent two generations of Muslims, together known as the "the Pious Forebears" (al-salaf... more...
- NewSouth 2011; US$ 26.95
Can life be too spicy? Suffering from an overload of turmeric and the complexities of growing up in an immigrant Bangladeshi family in Sydneys west, eleven-year-old Tanveer Ahmed thinks it probably can. And so begins an unpredictable, and very entertaining, double life sampling the delights of Aussie cuisine, joining a cricket team that... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
Identities can be transformed across time and space by both global and local events. This timely book collects a range of cutting-edge contributions to illustrate the ways in which Muslim identities are constructed, represented, negotiated and contested in everyday life in a wide variety of international contexts, focusing upon issues connected with... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 12.95
Jiddu Krishnamurti was a fourteen-year-old Brahmin ragamuffin when early Theosophist C. W. Leadbeater discovered him on the campus of the Theosophical Society at Adyar, near Madras, India. Improbably sensing great potential in the boy, Leadbeater oversaw his education and spiritual development. As part of his instruction, Krishnamurti was apparently... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 16.95
"Everything is already available; we have to develop the capacity to receive it."---Annie Besant In her metaphysical work, pioneering Theosophist Annie Besant (1847-1933) drew from the ancient wisdom of the East to explore the deep recesses of the mind. The original edition was published in 1903 and has been in print ever since. Now leading contemporary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 39.95
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. Chris Allen traces the historical evolution of Islamophobia to the present day,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 26.95
This balanced and sensitive study draws on a wide range of original sources to provide a scholarly yet highly readable account of the period, exploring the delicate interplay between religion and politics and the roots of the conflict that led to the Crisis of Succession and Sunni/Shii schism. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 72.00
The story of the origins of Islam provides a rich and suggestive example of sweeping cultural transformation. Incorporating both innovation and continuity, Islam built upon the existing cultural patterns among the peoples of the Arabian peninsula even as it threatened to eradicate these same patterns. In this provocative interdisciplinary study, Mohammed... more...