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  1. Ghazali's Politics in Context

    By Yazeed Said

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Imam Abü Hamid al-Ghazali is perhaps the most celebrated Muslim theologian of medieval Islam yet little attention has been paid to his personal theology. This book sets out to investigate the relationship between law and politics in the writings of Ghazali and aims to establish the extent to which...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Mysticism and Abu Talib Al-Makki

    The Role of the Heart

    By Saeko Yazaki

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Both in everyday language and religious metaphor, the heart often embodies the true self and is considered to be the seat of emotion in many cultures. Many Muslim thinkers have attempted to clarify the nature of Sufism using its metaphorical image, particularly in the tenth and eleventh centuries....

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Salafi Ritual Purity

    In the Presence of God

    By Richard Gauvain

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Since 9/11, Salafism has attracted a great deal of attention from the world’s media, which predominantly focuses on its potential for revolutionary violence. Salafism remains poorly understood both in Western media, where it is now the focus of considerable debate, and in Western academia, where...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Ethics

    Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought

    By Mariam al-Attar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations....

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Muslims in Britain

    Making Social and Political Space

    Edited by Waqar Ahmad, Ziauddin Sardar

    The management of social, religious and ethnic diversity is a key social policy concern in Britain, and Muslims in particular have become a focus of attention in recent years. This timely and topical volume examines the position of Muslims in Britain and how they are changing and making social,...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Sayyids and Sharifs in Muslim Societies

    The Living Links to the Prophet

    Edited by Kazuo Morimoto

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    The global Muslim population includes a large number of lineal descendants and relatives of the Prophet Muhammad. These kinsfolk, most often known as "sayyid" or "sharif," form a distinct social category in many Muslim societies, and their status can afford them special treatment in legal matters...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Qur'an and its Biblical Subtext

    By Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book challenges the dominant scholarly notion that the Qur’an must be interpreted through the medieval commentaries shaped by the biography of the prophet Muhammad, arguing instead that the text is best read in light of Christian and Jewish scripture. The Qur’an, in its use of allusions,...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Islam in Global Politics

    Conflict and Cross-Civilizational Bridging

    By Bassam Tibi

    Reaching beyond traditionally politicised scholarship to provide a unique perspective on the place of religion and culture in global and local politics, this book examines the impact of Islam on 'civilizational' relations between different groups and polities. Bassam Tibi takes a highly original...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Turkish Immigrants in Western Europe and North America

    Immigration and Political Mobilization

    Edited by Sebnem Koser Akcapar

    Public and even scholarly debates usually focus on the integration problems of Muslim immigrants at the cost of overlooking the role of the growing number of migrant organizations in establishing a crucial link among immigrants themselves, as well as between them and their countries of origin and...

    Published February 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Angels in Islam

    Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti's al-Haba'ik fi akhbar al-mala'ik

    By Stephen Burge

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Angels are a basic tenet of belief in Islam, appearing in various types and genres of text, from eschatology to law and theology to devotional material. This book presents the first comprehensive study of angels in Islam, through an analysis of a collection of traditions (hadith) compiled by the...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge