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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Arabic Historical Tradition & the Early Islamic Conquests

    Folklore, Tribal Lore, Holy War

    By Boaz Shoshan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    The early Arab conquests pose a considerable challenge to modern-day historians. The earliest historical written tradition emerges only after the second half of the eighth century- over one hundred years removed from the events it contends to describe, and was undoubtedly influenced by the motives...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Early Abbasid Caliphate

    A Political History

    By Hugh Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The early Abbasid Caliphate was an important period for Islam. The dynasty, based in Baghdad, ruled over a vast Empire, stretching from the Indus Valley and Southern Russia to the East to Tunisia in the West; and presided over an age of brilliant cultural achievements. This study, first published...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Visualising Young Muslims in the West

    By Chloe Patton

    Series: Postcolonial Politics

    Spanning the disciplines of sociology, anthropology and visual studies, this work focuses on the visual dimensions of Muslim and non-Muslim relations in the west. More than a decade on from 9/11, young Muslims find themselves at the centre of a visual paradox in the west. Cast as central...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Indian Muslims and Citizenship

    Spaces for Jihad in Everyday Life

    By Julten Abdelhalim

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Through the creation of post-colonial citizenship, India adopted a hybridisation of specific secular and western conception of citizenship. In this democratic framework, Indian Muslims are observed on how they make use of the spaces and channels to accommodate their Islamic identity within a...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character...

    To Be Published November 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the work of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German mystic, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Using Eckhart as a comparison partner to ‘reflect’ Rumi’s thought, this book reveals...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Eastern Rome and the Rise of Islam

    History and Prophecy

    By Olof Heilo

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The emergence of Islam in the seventh century AD still polarises scholars who seek to separate religious truth from the historical reality with which it is associated. However, history and prophecy are not solely defined by positive evidence or apocalyptic truth, but by human subjects, who consider...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge