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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sufi Music and Popular Culture

    Songs of the Heart

    By Gavin Picken, Imed Nsiri

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book examines the role of music in Sufi ritual and its wider impact on Islamic culture and society....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Narratives of the Life of Muhammad

    Redefining Sira Literature

    By Gurdofarid Miskinzoda

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    This book explores the changing attitude towards Sira literature in contemporary scholarship and examines significant aspects of its inner development. It represents a shift away from the prevalent view that the main value of Sira lies in its use as a historical source for the life of Muhammad and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Middle East in the World

    An Introduction

    Edited by Lucia Volk

    Series: Foundations in Global Studies

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge