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  1. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyah

    Conflict or Conciliation

    By Abdul Hakim I Al-Matroudi

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Hanbali School of Law and Ibn Taymiyyah provides a valuable account of the development of Hanbalite jurisprudence, placing the theoretical and conceptual parameters of this tradition within the grasp of the interested reader. Studying the vibrant yet controversial interaction between Ibn...

    Published March 19th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Ben-Gurion, Zionism and American Jewry

    1948 - 1963

    By Ariel Feldestein

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Based on archival material, this intriguing book examines David Ben-Gurion’s influence on the relationship between the state of Israel, the Zionist Organization and American Jewry between 1948 and 1963 when he served as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The author discusses how Ben-Gurion was...

    Published December 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Political Thought of Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari

    An Iranian Theoretician of the Islamic State

    By Mahmood T. Davari

    Series: Routledge/BIPS Persian Studies Series

    Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Jihad and Martyrdom

    Edited by David Cook

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Jihad (or ‘struggle’) and martyrdom in Islam have an ever-greater relevance in today’s world, but there remains a great deal of ignorance about these critical concepts. This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together a broad range of scholarly opinion to provide a work of reference...

    Published November 30th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Muslims in the West after 9/11

    Religion, Politics and Law

    Edited by Jocelyne Cesari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book is the first systematic attempt to study the situation of European and American Muslims after 9/11, and to present a comprehensive analysis of their religious, political, and legal situations. Since 9/11, and particularly since the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the Muslim...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Hadith

    Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The Prophetic traditions of Islam, which are commonly referred to as the hadiths (literally: ‘reports’), preserve the sum and substance of the utterances, deeds, directives, and descriptive anecdotes connected with the life of the Prophet Muhammad and his Companions. Together with the Qur’an, the...

    Published October 29th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Islam in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Joseph Liow, Nadirsyah Hosen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The Islamic community in Southeast Asia is widely regarded as one of the most moderate and tolerant in the Muslim world. While most of the region’s Muslims are Sunni and fairly orthodox, the Islamic faith as practised in the region has historically been a syncretic blend of Islam, Hinduism,...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Birth of The Prophet Muhammad

    Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam

    By Marion Holmes Katz

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In the medieval period, the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (the mawlid) was celebrated in popular narratives and ceremonies that expressed the religious agendas and aspirations of ordinary Muslims, including women. This book examines the Mawlid from its origins to the present day and provides a new...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Gender and Self in Islam

    By Etin Anwar

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Using philosophical analysis, this book explores the construction of gender in Muslim societies and its implication to the constitution of the self. The root of the existing discourse of the hierarchical principle is examined as is the extent to which the process of human reproduction, especially...

    Published September 3rd 2009 by Routledge