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  1. Islam in the Modern World

    Edited by Jeffrey T. Kenney, Ebrahim Moosa

    Series: Religions in the Modern World

    This comprehensive introduction explores the landscape of contemporary Islam. Written by a distinguished team of scholars, it: provides broad overviews of the developments, events, people and movements that have defined Islam in the three majority-Muslim regions traces the connections between...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Revival in Nepal

    Religion and a New Nation

    By Megan Adamson Sijapati

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book draws on extensive fieldwork among Muslims in Nepal to examine the local and global factors that shape contemporary Muslim identity and the emerging Islamic revival movement based in the Kathmandu valley. Nepal's Muslims are active participants in the larger global movement of Sunni...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking

    A Comparative Look at the United Kingdom and Malaysia

    By Abdul Karim Aldohni

    Series: Routledge Research in Finance and Banking Law

    During the last ten years the Islamic banking sector has grown rapidly, at an international level, as well as in individual jurisdictions including the UK. Islamic finance differs quite substantially from conventional banking, using very different mechanisms, and operating according to a different...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tafsir

    Interpreting the Qur'an

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Within the classical Islamic tradition, the field of Qur'anic exegesis, more commonly referred to as tafsir, occupies a revered place among the traditional Muslim sciences. Although tafsir encompasses various approaches to the explication of the Qur’an and these include legal, theological,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Islam and Higher Education

    Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities

    By Marodsilton Muborakshoeva

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is the first study to qualitatively explore the concepts of higher education in Muslim contexts. It examines the different concepts of ‘a university’ and the way they shape practice in Muslim contexts, with a particular focus on the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Contributing to...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Religion, Politics and Gender in Indonesia

    Disputing the Muslim Body

    By Sonja van Wichelen

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The political downfall of the Suharto administration in 1998 marked the end of the "New Order" in Indonesia, a period characterized by 32 years of authoritarian rule. It opened the way for democracy, but also for the proliferation of political Islam, which the New Order had discouraged or banned....

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Twelver Shi'a as a Muslim Minority in India

    Pulpit of Tears

    By Toby Howarth

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    One of the most important current debates within and about Islam concerns its relation with power. Can Muslims be fundamentally content without power or as a minority? This book considers the voice of an important Muslim minority through its sermons. Indian Shi'i Muslims are a minority within a...

    Published April 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Sufism and Saint Veneration in Contemporary Bangladesh

    The Maijbhandaris of Chittagong

    By Hans Harder

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    Focusing on the Maijbhandari movement in Chittagong, south-eastern Bangladesh, which claims the status of the only Sufi order originated in Bengal and which has gained immense popularity in recent years, this book provides a comprehensive picture of an important aspect of contemporary Bengali Islam...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Islam and Human Rights in Practice

    Perspectives Across the Ummah

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, Benjamin MacQueen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Questions over the compatibility of Islam and Human Rights have become a key area of debate in the perceived tensions between ‘Islam and the West’. In many ways, discussion over the stance of Islam in relation to such factors as gender rights, religious freedom, social and political freedoms, and...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge