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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Muhammad and the Supernatural

    Medieval Arab Views

    By Rebecca Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views examines the element of the supernatural (or miracle stories) in the life of the Prophet Muhammad as depicted in two genres: prophetic biography (sira) and Qur'an exegesis (tafsir). ...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan

    The Muslim Brotherhood's Quest for Hegemony

    By Daniel Atzori

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic institutions, made a huge contribution to the transformation of Jordanian society. It...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is...

    To Be Published July 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Christian Communities in the Middle East

    Faith, Identity and Integration

    By Fiona McCallum

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    The Christian communities in the Middle East exist in an environment where religion has retained strong social significance but society is dominated by a different faith. This work explores the different historical processes of state building to examine regime policies towards the Christian...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge