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  1. Introducing Islam

    By William E. Shepard

    Series: World Religions

    What exactly is ‘Islam’ and what does it mean to be a ‘Muslim’ in the world today? Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, Islam has become one of the most controversial and misunderstood religions in the world. Introducing Islam encourages students to put aside their preconceptions and explore this...

    Published June 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Intellectuals in the Modern Islamic World

    Transmission, Transformation and Communication

    Edited by Stephane A. Dudoignon, Komatsu Hisao, Kosugi Yasushi

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    Incorporating a rich series of case-studies covering a range of geographical areas, this collection of essays examines the history of modern intellectuals in the Islamic world throughout the twentieth century. The contributors reassess the typology and history of various scholars, providing...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia

    Edited by Anthony Reid, Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A global debate has emerged within Islam about how to coexist with democracy. Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations

    By Samar Habib

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Madrasas in South Asia

    Teaching Terror?

    Edited by Jamal Malik

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    After 9/11, madrasas have been linked to international terrorism. They are suspected to foster anti-western, traditionalist or even fundamentalist views and to train al-Qaeda fighters. This has led to misconceptions on madrasa-education in general and its role in South Asia in particular....

    Published April 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Naqshbandiyya

    Orthodoxy and Activism in a Worldwide Sufi Tradition

    By Itzchak Weismann

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    The Naqshbandiyya is one of the most widespread and influential Sufi orders in the Muslim world. Having its origins in the Great Masters tradition of Central Asia almost a millennium ago, it played a significant role in the pre-modern history of the Indian subcontinent and the Ottoman Empire, and...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Muhammad Iqbal

    Islam, Aesthetics and Postcolonialism

    By Javed Majeed

    Series: Pathfinders

    Bringing together Islamic studies, a postcolonial literary perspective, and a focus on the interaction between aesthetics and politics, this book analyses Iqbal’s Islamism through his poetry. It argues that his notion of an Islamist selfhood was expressed in his verse through the interplay between...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge India

  8. Islam's Predicament with Modernity

    Religious Reform and Cultural Change

    By Bassam Tibi

    Islam's Predicament with Modernity presents an in-depth cultural and political analysis of the issue of political Islam as a potential source of tensions and conflict, and how this might be peacefully resolved. Looking at the issue of modernity from an Islamic point of view, the author examines the...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Qur’an in its Historical Context

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Providing commentary on the controversial revisionist school of Qur’anic studies, this book explores the origins, scholarship and development of the Qur'an. The collection of articles, each written by a distinguished author, treat very familiar passages of the Qur’an in an original manner,...

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Everyday Life

    By Anita Croy

    This monograph introduces the student to the neo-Ricardian paradigm in economics. It restores the core of economic reasoning to its classical roots with a focus on production and class distribution, rather than the optimum allocation of scarce resources....

    Published February 1st 2009 by Routledge