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  1. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Islam as Political Religion

    The Future of an Imperial Faith

    By Shabbir Akhtar

    This comprehensive survey of contemporary Islam provides a philosophical and theological approach to the issues faced by Muslims and the question of global secularisation. Engaging with critics of modern Islam, Shabbir Akhtar sets out an agenda of what his religion is and could be as a political...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Islam and Disability

    Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence

    By Mohammed Ghaly

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    This book explores the position of Islamic theology and jurisprudence towards people with disabilities. It investigates how early and modern Muslim scholars tried to reconcile their existence with the concept of a merciful God, and also looks at how people with disabilities might live a dignified...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Qur'an

    Modern Muslim Interpretations

    By Massimo Campanini

    The Qur’an: Modern Muslim Interpretations offers a lucid guide to how Muslims have read the Qur’an in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Massimo Campanini explores early approaches to the understanding of the Qur’an, including that of the Salafis and the construction of the Islamic...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge