Divine Gnosis, Self-Realisation and the Dangers of Pseudo-Knowledge in Islam
This is the first translation into English of Seh Asl (Three Principles) by the important sixteenth century thinker Mulla Sadra. It contains a detailed introduction by Colin Turner that contextualizes the work and a footnoted commentary on the text itself. Also included is an epilogue and...
To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge
The Observations of a Modern Day Fool of God
When Shaykh Ahmed, the self-styled 'Fool of God', died in 1994, he left over five thousand pages of hand-written 'table talk' to posterity; scattered through these pages were some seven hundred of the Shaykhs own aphorisms - or what he himself called 'Sufi observations'. Half of these, the shortest...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
In English with Arabic Text
This new rendering of the Holy Quran into the English language is the first of its kind, since it is a combination of translation and exegesis in which the author 'opens out' the verses of the Holy Book to reveal some of the layers of meaning expounded by the Prophet and transmitted through the...
Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
The Rise of Religious Externalism in Safavid Iran
This ground-breaking and controversial work locates the antecedents of today's Islamic 'fundamentalism' in 16th and 17th century Iran and the forced conversion of the Sunnite population of Iran to the largely alien doctrines of Twelver Shi'ism; the concomitant extirpation of Sufism and philosophy;...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts. Key topics covered include: the Qur'an and its teachings the life of...
Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge
Themes and Issues in the Modern Global Economy, 2nd Edition
This new edition of International Business examines the impact of globalization on key aspects of the business environment. It offers a comprehensive overview of this phenomenon that is altering corporate strategy fundamentally, critiquing the complexities of globalization and its impact on...
Published May 13th 2010 by Routledge
Now available in paperback, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian is a reference work unique in the history of English-Persian lexicography. It offers a considerably extended guide to modern everyday Persian vocabulary, arranged by theme. With approximately 25,000 Persian headwords in over...
Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge
The four volumes of this set bring together key contributions to the study of Shi’ism, giving access to material that has hitherto been scattered and difficult to locate. While the majority of the material stems from the past fifty years, earlier studies are included, providing insight into the...
Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge
Fully revised and updated, this new edition of an already well-established text is easy to use, engagingly written and contains a wealth of pedagogical features. Exploring the European business environment; paying particular attention to the role of member states and how Europe interacts with the...
Published October 12th 2006 by Routledge
The four volumes of this set bring together some of the most significant modern and pre-modern contributions to the study of the Islamic revelation, giving readers access to material that has hitherto been scattered and often difficult to locate. While the bulk of the material stems from the past...
Published November 25th 2004 by Routledge