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  1. Moral Rationalism and Shari'a

    Independent Rationality in Modern Shi'i Usul al-Fiqh

    By Ali Reza Bhojani

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Moral rationalism and Shari'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Shari'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shi'i readings of Shari'a. Within Shi'i works of Shari 'a legal theory (usul al-fiqh)...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Poetics of Ancient and Classical Arabic Literature

    Orientology

    By Esad Durakovic

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book examines the poetics of ancient Arabic literature and the Qur’an in particular....

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World

    Edited by Abir Hamdar, Lindsey Moore

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Whereas most studies of Islamism focus on politics and religious ideology, this book analyses the ways in which Islamism in the Arab world is defined, reflected, transmitted and contested in a variety of creative and other cultural forms. It covers a range of contexts of production and reception,...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Islam and Colonialism

    Western Perspectives on Soviet Asia

    By Will Myer

    Tracing the development of western thought about Central Asia, this book argues that for historical and political reasons, Central Asia was seen as being in a colonial relationship with Russia. Consequently, an anti-colonial revolution in Asia was seen as the greatest threat to the USSR. The book...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia

    Edited by Kelly Pemberton, Michael Nijhawan

    How do text, performance, and rhetoric simultaneously reflect and challenge notions of distinct community and religious identities? This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity within a larger framework of religious nationalism, literary productions, and communalism in South Asia....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean

    Inside and Outside the Mosque

    By Stephen Headley, David Parkin

    In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia

    Shrines, Journeys and Wanderers

    Edited by Michel Boivin, Remy Delage

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book discusses the role of popular Islam in structuring individual and collective identities in contemporary South Asia. It identifies similarities and differences between the worship of saints and the pattern of religious attendance to tombs and mausoleums in South Asian Sufism and Shi`ism....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    By Feisal Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Pakistan was one of the pioneers of Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) as it converted to an interest-free banking system in 1985. This book critically analyzes the experience of Pakistan with IBF. Drawing on first-hand experience of the Pakistani banking environment and practices, the...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Philosophies of Islamic Education

    Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses

    Edited by Mujadad Zaman, Nadeem Memon

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Education

    Islamic education has undergone a renaissance of sorts, due to recent social and political movements in the Middle East and a focus on Muslim society more generally. The rise in literature on the matter provides new perspectives on ethics, secularization, power relations, child psychology,...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge