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Forthcoming Books

  1. A Psychology of Early Sufi Samâ`

    Listening and Altered States

    By Kenneth S. Avery

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Avery explores the psychology of altered states among the early Sufis. It examines samâ` - listening to ritual recitation, music and certain other aural phenomena - and its effect in inducing unusual states of consciousness and behaviours. The focus is on the earliest personalities of the...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Narratives of the Life of Muhammad

    Redefining Sira Literature

    By Gurdofarid Miskinzoda

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    This book explores the changing attitude towards Sira literature in contemporary scholarship and examines significant aspects of its inner development. It represents a shift away from the prevalent view that the main value of Sira lies in its use as a historical source for the life of Muhammad and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Muhammad and the Supernatural

    Medieval Arab Views

    By Rebecca Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views examines the element of the supernatural (or miracle stories) in the life of the Prophet Muhammad as depicted in two genres: prophetic biography (sira) and Qur'an exegesis (tafsir). ...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Arabic Thought and Islamic Societies

    By Aziz Al-Azmeh

    This is a study of the structure and composition of the official learning current in medieval Arabic culture. This comprises natural sciences both exoteric and esoteric (medicine, alchemy, astrology and others), traditional and religious sciences (such as theology, exegesis and grammar),...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Metin Heper, Raphael Israeli

    The recent resurgence of Islam in the Middle East is a far more complex phenomenon than is often suggested by those analyses which reduce recent developments in the area to no more than an intensification of religiosity. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East challenges that perception of the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Islam and Power

    Edited by Alexander S. Cudsi, E. Hillal Dessouki

    The 1970s witnessed a mushrooming of Islamic movements and ideas which was described variously as Islamic revival, Islamic resurgence and Islam on the march. Whether as part of the majority or minority, whether under capitalist or socialist regimes, Muslims have been moved by this reawakening. But...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Islam and the Politics of Meaning in Palestinian Nationalism

    Edited by Nels Johnson

    The intention of this book is to explore the relationship between an ideological idiom and the changing social movement in which it operates. The basic question is that of what roles an Islamic symbol complex played in different phases of the Palestinian nationalist movement, and what were the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islam, Economics, and Society

    Edited by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi

    The Islamic perception of the socio-economic process is dynamic and its insistence on social justice is uncompromising. To produce the best social structure, according to this view, man’s economic endeavours should be motivated by a meaningful moral philosophy. In the face of the challenges...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islam in Perspective

    A Guide to Islamic Society, Politics and Law

    Edited by Patrick Bannerman

    There has been a significant upsurge of western interest in the political manifestations and significance of Islam in the last decade, fuelled by the notion of Islamic ‘revival’, the Iranian revolution and by events in countries as diverse as Egypt, Pakistan and Sudan. Oil power and its effect on...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islam in the Modern World

    Edited by Denis MacEoin, Ahmed Al-Shahi

    In recent years, events in the Islamic world have captured the attention of the West to an unprecedented degree. However, much of the media coverage of events like the Islamic revolution in Iran has merely reinforced current prejudices and misconceptions about Islam. This collection of essays, by...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge