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Forthcoming Books

  1. Moral Rationalism and Shari'a

    Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh

    By Ali-Reza Bhojani

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Moral Rationalism and Shari'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Shari'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shi'i readings of Shari'a. Within Shi'i works of Shari 'a legal theory (usul al-fiqh)...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ibn Al-Arabi's Fusus Al-Hikam

    An Annotated Translation of "The Bezels of Wisdom"

    By Binyamin Abrahamov

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Ibn al-Arabi’s Fusus al-Hikam is a translation of one of the most important works written on Islamic Mysticism. Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi (1165-1240) is deemed the greatest mystic of Islam and his mystical philosophy has attracted the attention of both Muslims and non-Muslims from his time to the...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Daeva Cult in the Gathas

    An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism

    By Amir Ahmadi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Addressing the question of the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, this book argues that the intransigent opposition to the cult of the daevas, the ancient Indo-Iranian gods, is the root of the development of the two central doctrines of Zoroastrianism: cosmic dualism and eschatology (fate of the...

    To Be Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World

    Edited by Abir Hamdar, Lindsey Moore

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Whereas most studies of Islamism focus on politics and religious ideology, this book analyses the ways in which Islamism in the Arab world is defined, reflected, transmitted and contested in a variety of creative and other cultural forms. It covers a range of contexts of production and reception,...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Poetics of Ancient and Classical Arabic Literature

    Orientology

    By Esad Durakovic

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Through analysing ancient and classical Arabic literature, including the Qur'an, from within the Arabic literary tradition, this book provides an original interpretation of poetics, and of other important aspects of Arab culture. Ancient Arabic literature is a realm of poetry; prose literary...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Muslims and Political Participation in Britain

    Edited by Timothy Peace

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sufi Castigator

    Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Sufi Castigator investigates the writings of Ahmad Kasravi, one of the foremost intellectuals in Iran. It studies his work within the context of Sufism in modern Iran and mystical Persian literature and includes translations of Kasravi’s writings. Kasravi provides a fascinating topic for those with...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sufi Visionary of Ottoman Damascus

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi, 1641-1731

    By Elizabeth Sirriyeh

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641 to1731) was the most outstanding scholarly Sufi of Ottoman Syria. He was regarded as the leading religious poet of his time and as an excellent commentator of classical Sufi texts. At the popular level, he has been read as an interpreter of symbolic dreams. Moreover,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean

    Inside and Outside the Mosque

    By Stephen Headley, David Parkin

    In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge