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  1. The Political Philosophy of Mulla Sadra

    By Seyyed Khalil Toussi

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive and widely accessible analysis of Mulla Sadra’s works in order to establish the nature of his political philosophy and seeks to instigate a dialogue on the relevance of Sadra’s philosophy to present day challenges. Laying the groundwork for further translations...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Legal Authority in Premodern Islam

    Yahya B Sharaf Al-Nawawi in the Shafi'i School of Law

    By Fachrizal A. Halim

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Offering a detailed analysis of the structure of authority in Islamic law, this book focuses on the figure of Yahya b. Sharaf al-Nawawi, who is regarded as the chief contributor to the legal tradition known as the Shafi'i madhhab in traditional Muslim sources, named after Muhammad b. Idris...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy

    Classical and Modern Interpretations

    By Yaser Ellethy

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Islam, Context, Pluralism and Democracy aspires to clarify the tensions and congruences between the revelational and the rational, the text and the context, the limits and the horizons of contextualization in Islam, as these emanate from the Islamic interpretative tradition. This book examines...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Jihad in Paradise: Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

    Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia

    By Mike Millard

    Written in an accessible, journalistic style, Jihad in Paradise focuses on Southeast Asia's struggle to deal with Islamic extremists and terrorism at the hands of Jemah Islamiyah, al Qaeda's Southeast Asian arm. Although the book gives particular attention to Singapore's attempts to deal with these...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernity

    By Shireen Hunter, Shireen T Hunter

    In recent years, Islamic fundamentalist, revolutionary, and jihadist movements have overshadowed more moderate and reformist voices and trends within Islam. This compelling volume introduces the current generation of reformist thinkers and activists, the intellectual traditions they carry on, and...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women in Sufism

    Female Religiosities in a Transnational Order

    By Marta Dominguez Diaz

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Exploring the diverse myriad of female religious identities that exist within the various branches of the Moroccan Sufi Order, Qadiriyya Budshishiyya, today, this book evidences a wide array of religious identities, from those more typical of Berber culture, to those characterised by a ‘sober’...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Islam and Warfare

    Context and Compatibility with International Law

    By Onder Bakircioglu

    Series: Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

    The question of how Islamic law regulates the notions of just recourse to and just conduct in war has long been the topic of heated controversy, and is often subject to oversimplification in scholarship and journalism. This book traces the rationale for aggression within the Islamic tradition, and...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Modern Art in Pakistan

    History, Tradition, Place

    By Simone Wille

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    Modern Art in Pakistan examines interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. It traces the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and frames it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. A masterful insight into South...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge India

  9. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge