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  1. The Qur'an and its Biblical Subtext

    By Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book challenges the dominant scholarly notion that the Qur’an must be interpreted through the medieval commentaries shaped by the biography of the prophet Muhammad, arguing instead that the text is best read in light of Christian and Jewish scripture. The Qur’an, in its use of allusions,...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Angels in Islam

    Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti's al-Haba'ik fi akhbar al-mala'ik

    By Stephen Burge

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Angels are a basic tenet of belief in Islam, appearing in various types and genres of text, from eschatology to law and theology to devotional material. This book presents the first comprehensive study of angels in Islam, through an analysis of a collection of traditions (hadith) compiled by the...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Muslims

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 4th Edition

    By Andrew Rippin

    Andrew Rippin’s Muslims is essential reading for students and scholars alike. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and for the first time features a companion website with extensive links to additional reading and resources to help deepen students’ understanding of the subject....

    Published August 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Qur'an

    Modern Muslim Interpretations

    By Massimo Campanini

    The Qur’an: Modern Muslim Interpretations offers a lucid guide to how Muslims have read the Qur’an in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Massimo Campanini explores early approaches to the understanding of the Qur’an, including that of the Salafis and the construction of the Islamic...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Hadith

    Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The Prophetic traditions of Islam, which are commonly referred to as the hadiths (literally: ‘reports’), preserve the sum and substance of the utterances, deeds, directives, and descriptive anecdotes connected with the life of the Prophet Muhammad and his Companions. Together with the Qur’an, the...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilisation and Religion

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    'The book maintains a clear objectivity about contentious topics like fundamentalism and science and women in Islam...as a desk and shelf reference work, it holds its own very well in a crowded field' - Reference Reviews The Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilisation and Religion provides scholarly...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 January 31st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Qur'an

    An Introduction

    By Abdullah Saeed

    There is much more to the Qur'an than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Qur'an can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students, it examines the Qur'an in Western...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 vols

    By Various

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published December 5th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Poetics of Ancient and Classical Arabic Literature: Orientology
    By Esad Durakovic
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Muhammad
    Edited by Andreas Goerke
    To Be Published June 18th 2015
  3. Routledge Companion to the Qur'an
    Edited by Daniel A Madigan, Maria M. Dakake
    To Be Published October 31st 2015
  4. The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations
    Edited by Josef Meri
    To Be Published January 30th 2016

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