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  1. Popular Sufism in Eastern Europe

    Sufi Brotherhoods and the Dialogue with Christianity and 'Heterodoxy'

    By H.T. Norris

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This is a detailed description of the various Sufi orders and movements which entered into the Balkans, the Crimean peninsula and other parts of Eastern Europe following the Ottoman conquests. Many of the Sufis came from Christian societies, principally from an Eastern Orthodox background, but...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Early Islamic Spain

    The History of Ibn al-Qutiyah

    By David James

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book is the first published English-language translation of the significant History of Islamic Spain by Ibn al-Qutiya (d. Cordova 367 / 977). Including extensive notes and comments, a genealogical table and relevant maps, the text is preceded by a study of the author and his work, and is the...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Politics of Modern Iran

    Edited by Ali M. Ansari

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    A quarter of a century on from the revolution of 1979 there is an ongoing political struggle within Iran between traditionalists and modernists, with the ever-younger average age of the population playing a dynamic role. And on the international stage, the big issues remain Iran’s hostility towards...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics

    The British Experience

    By Tahir Abbas

    The expression of an Islamic political radicalism in Britain has been one of the most dramatic developments in recent decades. Islamic Radicalism and Multicultural Politics explores the nature of this phenomenon by analysing the origins of Islam and its historical contact with Western Europe and...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Religious Perspectives in Modern Muslim and Jewish Literatures

    Edited by Glenda Abramson, Hilary Kilpatrick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    This collection brings together discussions of the way in which Muslim and Jewish beliefs and practices are represented in modern literary texts of poetry, fiction and drama. The chapters collected here consider elements of the expression of Judaism and Islam in modern literature. Key topics...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. God and Humans in Islamic Thought

    Abd al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazali

    By Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Winner of The Iranian World Prize for the Book of the Year 2007 in the Philosophy and Mysticism category. This new and original text provides a timely re-examination of Islamic thought, presenting a stark contrast to the more usual conservative view. The explanation of the relationship between God...

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Political Thought in Islam

    A Study in Intellectual Boundaries

    By Nelly Lahoud

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    This book is a study of political thought in Islam from the viewpoint of the history of ideas and the relevance of these ideas to contemporary Arabic political discourse. The author examines the use of the classical Islamic tradition (turath) and its religious and philosophical components by the...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Qur'an Translation

    Discourse, Texture and Exegesis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Qur'an is read by millions of Muslims on a daily basis, yet there is no book available to the reader, Arab or non-Arab, which provides a linguistic and rhetorical insight into Qur'anic discourse. This book explains Qur'an translational problems and provides a thorough account of the unique...

    Published December 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Islam and Human Rights in Practice

    Perspectives Across the Ummah

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ‘Islam and the West’. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Women in the Middle East and North Africa

    Agents of Change

    Edited by Fatima Sadiqi, Moha Ennaji

    Series: UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

    This book examines the position of women in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Although it is culturally diverse, this region shares many commonalities with relation to women that are strong, deep, and pervasive: a space-based patriarchy, a culturally strong sense of...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Routledge