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  1. Ibn ‘Arabî - Time and Cosmology

    By Mohamed Haj Yousef

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book is the first comprehensive attempt to explain Ibn ‘Arabî’s distinctive view of time and its role in the process of creating the cosmos and its relation with the Creator. By comparing this original view with modern theories of physics and cosmology, Mohamed Haj Yousef constructs a new...

    Published February 21st 2011 by Routledge

  2. God and Humans in Islamic Thought

    Abd al-Jabbar, Ibn Sina and Al-Ghazali

    By Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Winner of The Iranian World Prize for the Book of the Year 2007 in the Philosophy and Mysticism category. This new and original text provides a timely re-examination of Islamic thought, presenting a stark contrast to the more usual conservative view. The explanation of the relationship between God...

    Published January 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Law in Africa

    By J N D Anderson

    This volume represents a unique survey of the extent to which Islamic law is in fact applied in those parts of East and West Africa which were at one time under British administration. It examines the relevant legislation and case law, much of which has never appeared in any Law Reports; the judges...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Life and Thought

    By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    This collection of essays by one of the best known contemporary Muslim scholars writing in English covers many facets of Islamic life and thought. The author has brought together studies dealing with the practical as well as intellectual aspects of Islam in both their historical and contemporary...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Pen and the Faith

    Eight Modern Muslim Writers and the Qur'an

    By Kenneth Cragg

    What is happening in Islam is of concern to more than Muslims. The Qur’an is the prime possession of Muslims: how then, are they reading and understanding their sacred Book today? This volume, originally published in 1985, examines eight writers from India, Egypt, Iran and Senegal. Their way with...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan

    By Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Science, Democracy and Islam

    And other essays

    By Humayun Kabir

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Islamic World-System

    A Study in Polity-Market Interaction

    By Masudul Alam Choudhury

    This highly original book presents an alternative vision of globalization and explores the epistemology, derived from the Qur'an and the Prophetic guidance Sunnah, that underpins the systemic unity at the heart of the Islamic concept of world-system. Choudhury's investigation reveals the ethical...

    Published November 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes

    The Aristotelian Reception

    By Salim Kemal

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book examines the studies of Aristotle's Poetics and its related texts in which three Medieval philosophers - Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes - proposed a conception of poetic validity (beauty), and a just relation between subjects in a community (goodness). The work considers the relation of...

    Published November 28th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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