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  1. The Life of Muhammad

    Al-Waqidi's Kitab al-Maghazi

    Edited by Rizwi Faizer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    Muhammad b. ‘Umar al-Waqidi was a Muslim scholar, born in Medina in the 1st Century. Of his several writings the most significant is the Kitab al-Maghazi, one of the earliest standard histories of the life of the Prophet. Translated into English for the first time, Rizwi Faizer makes available...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Controversies in Contemporary Islam

    By Oliver Leaman

    This book helps to deepen our understanding of the varieties of contemporary Islam and the issues that are of most concern to Muslims today. Oliver Leaman explores some of the controversies and debates that exist within Islam and between Islam and other religions. He considers how the religion can...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Religious Scholars and the Umayyads

    Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate

    By Steven Judd

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Religious Scholars and the Umayyads analyzes legal and theological developments during the Marwanid period (64/684--132/750), focusing on religious scholars who supported the Umayyads. Their scholarly network extended across several generations and significantly influenced the development of the...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Power in Indonesian Islam

    Leaders, feminists, Sufis and pesantren selves

    Edited by Bianca J. Smith, Mark Woodward

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The traditional Islamic boarding schools known as pesantren are crucial centres of Muslim learning and culture within Indonesia, but their cultural significance has been underexplored. This book is the first to explore understandings of gender and Islam in pesantren and Sufi orders in Indonesia. By...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Politics, Religion and Gender

    Framing and Regulating the Veil

    Edited by Sieglinde Rosenberger, Birgit Sauer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Heated debates about Muslim women's veiling practices have regularly attracted the attention of European policymakers over the last decade. The headscarf has been both vehemently contested by national and/or regional governments, political parties and public intellectuals and passionately defended...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur'an

    Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam

    By Avital Wohlman

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book examines the contrasting interpretations of Islam and the Qur’an by Averroes and Al-Ghazali, as a way of helping us untangle current impasses affecting each Abrahamic faith. This has traditionally been portrayed as a battle between philosophy and theology, but the book shows that Averroes...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women, Religion, and Space in China

    Islamic Mosques & Daoist Temples, Catholic Convents & Chinese Virgins

    By Maria Jaschok, Jingjun Shui

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    What enables women to hold firm in their beliefs in the face of long years of hostile persecution by the Communist party/state? How do women withstand daily discrimination and prolonged hardship under a Communist regime which held rejection of religious beliefs and practices as a patriotic duty?...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia

    Edited by Andrew N. Weintraub

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Home to approximately one-fifth of the world’s Muslim population, Indonesia and Malaysia are often overlooked or misrepresented in media discourses about Islam. Islam is a religion but there is also a popular culture, or popular cultures of Islam that are mass mediated, commercialized,...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge