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  1. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Muhammad

    Edited by Andreas Goerke

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, is undoubtebly one of the most influential persons in history. He is not only the founder of one of the world religions, but has served as a role model for Muslims throughout history. The records of his deeds and sayings are among the most important sources in...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Halal Matters

    Islam, Politics and Markets in Global Perspective

    Edited by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Johan Fischer, John Lever

    In today’s globalized world, halal (meaning ‘permissible’ or ‘lawful’) is about more than food. Politics, power and ethics all play a role in the halal industry in setting new standards for production, trade, consumption and regulation. The question of how modern halal markets are constituted is...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Focus: The Sounds of Islam

    Performance, Ritual, and Text

    By Michael Frishkopf

    Series: Focus on World Music Series

    Focus: The Sounds of Islam focuses on the influence of Islam on the sonic practices of Muslim-majority societies. Centrally, it describes the position and role of sound within the Islamic religion, and in relation to the musics of Muslim-majority societies more generally. It encompasses a broad...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    By Scott Flower

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides a comprehensive study on Islam and Islamic conversion growth by...

    To Be Published July 1st 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 July 15th 2015 by Routledge