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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07
Islam's relationship to liberal-democratic politics has emerged as one of the most pressing and contentious issues in international affairs. In Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy , Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief among social scientists that religious politics and liberal-democratic development are structurally incompatible. more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 74.90
This is an excellent book which will have a major impact on the current debate about the relationship between Islam and politics in Indonesia. Its greatest strength is its innovative characterization of three Indonesian Muslim models of polity, as opposed to the normal two, Islamic state and secular state. Assyaukanie brilliantly delineates a third... more...
- Currency Press 2010; US$ 17.99
A story of two Australian Afgani Muslim women and the tension within a family over the wearing of the headscarf. A young Australian-born Muslim woman, turns to the religion of her heritage for answers after the September 11 attacks in 2001, resulting in a deep experience of faith and a controversial decision to wear the hijab. Partly a plea for understanding,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Pilgrimage, travel for learning, visits to shrines, exile, and labour migration shape the religious imagination and in turn are shaped by it. Some travel, such as pilgrimage, explicitly intended for religious purposes, has equally important economic and political consequences. Other travel, not primarily motivated by religious concerns and thus neglected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
This book discusses issues concerning human rights and religion. Is a more integrated approach to human rights desirable - an approach that transcends the individual-centred orientation of civil and political liberties of the dominant centres of power in the West? How can religious thought contribute to an integrated notion of human rights and human... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99
Both groups, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) and the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), are active in the Afghanistan-Pakistan theater and may use northern Afghanistan as a springboard for extending the banner of Sharia north of the Amu Darya River, the natural boundary separating Afghanistan from post-Soviet Central Asia. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 39.99
In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often characterized solely as a Sufi saint, his thought and teachings were of a much... more...
- SPCK 2014; US$ 36.46
Hinduism has many western forms, especially in the US, and a powerful presence in Leicester and London. In this book, The historical background as well as the story of migration are explored, so that the reader can understand why Hindus relate quite differently in Britain, in Scandinavia and in the US. It offers a guided tour of Hindu life and relations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00
Sufism formed one of the cultures of resistance which has existed in the social fabric of Persia since antiquity. Such resistance continues to manifest itself today with many looking to Sufism as a model of cooperation between East and West, between traditional and modern. 'Sufism in the Secret History of Persia' explores the place of Sufi mysticism... more...