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  1. 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 29th 2010 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Islamic World

    Edited by Andrew Rippin

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Islamic World is an outstanding guide to Islamic faith and culture in all its geographical and historical diversity. Written by a distinguished international team of scholars, it elucidates the history, philosophy and practice of one of the world's great religious traditions. Its grounding in...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Political Thought of Sayyid Qutb

    The Theory of Jahiliyyah

    By Sayed Khatab

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Islam

    This new book takes a literary approach in its study of Sayyid Qutb, one of the most significant political thinkers for contemporary Islamists and who has greatly influenced the likes of Osama Bin Laden. Executed by the Egyptian state in 1966, his books continue to be read and his theory of...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Power of Sovereignty

    The Political and Ideological Philosophy of Sayyid Qutb

    By Sayed Khatab

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Islam

    The Power of Sovereignty explores the religio-political and philosophical concepts of Sayyid Qutb, one of the most influential political thinkers for contemporary Islamists and who has greatly influenced the likes of Osama Bin Laden. Executed by the Egyptian state in 1966, his books continue...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Logic, Rhetoric and Legal Reasoning in the Qur'an

    God's Arguments

    By Rosalind Ward Gwynne

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Muslims have always used verses from the Qur'an to support opinions on law, theology, or life in general, but almost no attention has been paid to how the Qur'an presents its own precepts as conclusions proceeding from reasoned arguments. Whether it is a question of God's powers of creation, the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Muhammad Iqbal

    Islam, Aesthetics and Postcolonialism

    By Javed Majeed

    Series: Pathfinders

    Bringing together Islamic studies, a postcolonial literary perspective, and a focus on the interaction between aesthetics and politics, this book analyses Iqbal’s Islamism through his poetry. It argues that his notion of an Islamist selfhood was expressed in his verse through the interplay between...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge India

  8. Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam

    By Kristin Sands

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Meeting the ever increasing interest in Islam and Sufism, this book is the first comprehensive study of Sufi Qur’anic commentaries and includes translations of many writings previously unavailable in English. It examines the shared hermeneutical assumptions of Sufi writers and the diversity in...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Prophecy in Islam

    By F Rahman

    Originally published in 1958. This volume brings into focus an area of Islamic religio-philosophical thought to which relatively little attention has been paid by modern scholars of Muslim thought. The importance of the subject lies in the fact that it constitutes a central point at the...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Islam and the Arabs

    By Rom Landau

    Originally published in 1958, this volume covers important aspects of Islamic history and culture: Arabia before the Prophet The Prophet The Koran and Islam The Caliphate From the Caliphate to the end of the Ottoman The Crusades The Maghreb Muslim Spain The Sharia Philosophy The Sciences...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge