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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Ship of Sulaiman

    Originally published 1972. The Ship of Sulaiman is an account of a Persian embassy which went to Siam in the latter part of the seventeenth century. The work is a translation of a manuscript in the British Museum, and is an account put together by a scrfibe who accompanied the mission to Siam. The...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Muslim Saints and Mystics

    Episodes from the Tadhkirat al-Auliya' (Memorial of the Saints)

    By Farid al-Din Attar

    This is a major work of Islamic mysticism by the great thirteenth-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar. Translated by A J Arberry, Attar’s work and thought is set in perspective in a substantial introduction....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Muslim Creed

    Its Genesis and Historical Development

    By A J Wensinck

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

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Guide for the Perplexed

    Moses Maimonides

    By Leon Roth

    Originally published in 1948. Moses Maimonides was one of the most powerful philosophers of the Middle Ages. The philosophical basis which he elaborated for Judaism had a profound influence on mediaeval Christian thinkers. This volume describes the full background of Maimonides’s thinking in its...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge