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Forthcoming Books

  1. Atlas of Islamic History

    By Peter Sluglett, Andrew Currie

    This Atlas provides the main outlines of Islamic history from the immediate pre-Islamic period until the end of 1920, that is, before most parts of the Muslim world became sovereign nation states. Each map is accompanied by a text that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy

    Classical and Modern Interpretations

    By Yaser Ellethy

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy aspires to clarify the tensions and congruences between the revelational and the rational, the text and the context, the limits and the horizons of contextualization in Islam, as these emanate from the Islamic interpretative tradition. This book examines...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Buyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhidi's...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Legal Authority in Premodern Islam

    Yahya B Sharaf Al-Nawawi in the Shafi'i School of Law

    By Fachrizal A. Halim

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Offering a detailed analysis of the structure of authority in Islamic law, this book focuses on the figure of Yahya b. Sharaf al-Nawawi, who is regarded as the chief contributor to the legal tradition known as the Shafi'i madhhab in traditional Muslim sources, named after Muhammad b. Idris...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Political Philosophy of Mulla Sadra

    By Seyyed Khalil Toussi

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive and widely accessible analysis of Mulla Sadra’s works in order to establish the nature of his political philosophy and seeks to instigate a dialogue on the relevance of Sadra’s philosophy to present day challenges. Laying the groundwork for further translations...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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