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  1. Islam and Science

    The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi

    By Robert Morrison

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone,...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Anthropology of Islam Reader

    Edited by Jens Kreinath

    The Anthropology of Islam Reader brings together a rich variety of ethnographic work, offering an insight into various forms of Islam as practiced in different geographic, social, and cultural contexts. Topics explored include Ramadan and the Hajj, the Feast of Sacrifice, and the representation of...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Gnostic Apocalypse and Islam

    Qur'an, Exegesis, Messianism and the Literary Origins of the Babi Religion

    By Todd Lawson

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Of the several works on the rise and development of the Babi movement, especially those dealing with the life and work of its founder, Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, few deal directly with the compelling and complex web of mysticism, theology and philosophy found in his earliest compositions. This...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Shi'i Theology in Iran

    The Challenge of Religious Experience

    By Ori Goldberg

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Taking a theologically oriented method for engaging with historical and cultural phenomena, this book explores the challenge, offered by revolutionary Shi’i theology in Iran, to Western conventions on theology, revolution and religion’s role in the creation of identity. Offering a stringent...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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,...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Radical Islam in the Former Soviet Union

    Edited by Galina M. Yemelianova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first comprehensive and comparative examination of Islamic radicalisation in the Muslim regions of the former Soviet Union since the end of Communism. Since the 1990s, the ex-Soviet Muslim Volga-Urals, Caucasus and Central Asia have been among the most volatile and dynamic zones of...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Islam: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Colin Turner

    Series: The Basics

    Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts. Key topics covered include: the Qur'an and its teachings the life of...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Islam and the Baha'i Faith

    A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-Baha ‘Abbas

    By Oliver Scharbrodt

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Muhammad ‘Abduh (1849-1905) was one of the key thinkers and reformers of modern Islam who has influenced both liberal and fundamentalist Muslims today. ‘Abdul-Baha (1844-1921) was the son of Baha’ullah (1817-1892), the founder of the Baha’i Faith; a new religion which began as a messianic movement...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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