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New and Published Books

  1. Modern Art in Pakistan

    History, Tradition, Place

    By Simone Wille

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book explores modern art in Pakistan and its innovative interpretation of ‘space’ since the country’s independence. It shows that modernism and artistic subjectivity have been shaped by numerous lineages, including the colonial era and its legacies, and is a product of South Asian Islamic...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna

    Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam

    By Rawand Osman

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    This book investigates the manner in which the Qur’an and sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature. Providing a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in the Qur’an, the book is selective in the personalities of the sunna, examining the three prominent...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Albert Churchward

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology....

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Making European Muslims

    Religious Socialization Among Young Muslims in Scandinavia and Western Europe

    Edited by Mark Sedgwick

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Making European Muslims provides an in-depth examination of what it means to be a young Muslim in Europe today, where the assumptions, values and behavior of the family and those of the majority society do not always coincide. Focusing on the religious socialization of Muslim children at home, in...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Islam and Pakistan's Political Culture

    By Farhan Mujahid Chak

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book explores the ideological rivalry which is fuelling political instability in Muslim polities, discussing this in relation to Pakistan. It argues that the principal dilemma for Muslim polities is how to reconcile modernity and tradition. It discusses existing scholarship on the subject,...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Afghani and 'Abduh

    An Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam

    By Elie Kedourie

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

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Methods and Contexts in the Study of Muslim Minorities

    Visible and Invisible Muslims

    Edited by Nadia Jeldtoft, Jørgen S. Nielsen

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    In the past decade Muslims in Europe have been the subject of heated debates on the place and role of religion in the public space. Research into the issues involved has often used visible and formalised expressions of Muslim religiosity as its empirical point of departure. This book instead...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Religion in Indonesia

    Syncretism, Orthodoxy, and Religious Contention in Java and Bali

    Edited by Michel Picard, Rémy Madinier

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia is a remarkable case study for religious politics. While not being a theocratic country, it is not secular either, with the Indonesian state officially defining what constitutes religion, and every citizen needing to be affiliated to one of them. This book focuses on Java and Bali, and...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mulla Sadra and Eschatology

    Evolution of Being

    By Eiyad S. Al-Kutubi

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    The book explains Sadra’s theory of the nature of afterlife. It presents Sadra’s philosophical premises concerning the nature of human beings and their physical and psychological developments through which Sadra shows how the afterlife is intimately connected to the nature of the human being and...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Defining Islam

    A Reader

    By Andrew Rippin

    Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion

    Ever since a group of people came into existence who called themselves Muslims and followed Islam, questions of what it means to be a member of this group - who is to be included/excluded and what the requirements for membership are - have proven to be both divisive and defining. For scholars and...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge