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Forthcoming Books

  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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Fundamentalism and Modernity

    By William Montgomery Watt

    Islam is a burning topic in modern scholarship and contemporary world affairs. It is a subject poorly understood by Western observers, and in this book Professor Montgomery Watt takes a significant step towards its demystification. Montgomery Watt examines the crucial questions of traditional...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge