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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

    Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection

    By Nahyan Fancy

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The discovery of the pulmonary transit of blood was a ground-breaking discovery in the history of the life sciences, and a prerequisite for William Harvey’s fully developed theory of blood circulation three centuries later. This book is the first attempt at understanding Ibn al-Nafis’s anatomical...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. NGOs in the Muslim World

    Faith and Social Services

    Edited by Susumu Nejima

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    Muslim NGOs are continuously expanding their field of activities to various areas, including education, medical services, environment, aging societies, gender issues, and inter-religious dialogue. They are visible in an urban slum in Pakistan, rural development in Indonesia, and even in Fukushima...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge