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  1. Companion to the Qur'an

    Based on the Arberry Translation

    By W.M. Watt

    Originally published in 1967, this Companion is designed to help readers of the Qur’an by giving them necessary background information. An account is given of ideas peculiar to the Qur’an, and the main variant interpretations are noted. A full index of Qur’anic proper names and an index of words...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Occasionalism

    and its critique by Averroes and Aquinas

    By Majid Fakhry

    Originally published in 1958.Occasionalism is generally associated in the history of philosophy with the name of Malébranche . But long before this time, the Muslim Theologians of the ninth and tenth centuries had developed an occasionalist metaphysics of atoms and accidents. Arguing that a number...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Twenty-three Years

    A Study of the Prophetic Career of Mohammad

    By F.R.C. Bagley

    Originally published in 1985. Through use of the earliest sources together with psychological and sociological analysis `Ali Dashti brings out the reality of Mohammad’s leadership, dispels the fog of superstition which has built up around him, and discusses problems which are rarely examined....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Islam

    Belief and Practices

    By A.S. Tritton

    Originally published in 1951, this book provides a thorough explanation of the essential elements of Islam: Muhammad and the Quran, Faith, Prayer, Alms, Fasting, Pilgrimage, Holy War, Hadith, and Sunna, Creed, Prophets, Philosophy, Law, Sects, Mysticism, Social Life and Modern Movements....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Sexuality in Islam

    By Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Originally published in 1985. Beginning with the Qur’an, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba confronts the question of male supremacy in Islam, and the strict separation of the masculine and the feminine. He gives an account of purification practices, of Islamic attitudes towards homosexuality, concubinage, legal...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Islam

    Essays in the Nature and Growth of a Cultural Tradition

    By G E von Grunebaum

    The essays in this volume deal with three fundamental problems in Islamic civilization; the growth among Muslims of a consciousness of belonging to a culture; the unity of Muslim civilization as expressed in literature, political thought, attitude to science and urban structure; and the interaction...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Islam in Tribal Societies

    From the Atlas to the Indus

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed

    A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  8. A History of Egypt

    In the Middle Ages

    By Stanley Lane-Poole

    When originally published in 1901, this volume related for the first time the History of Egypt in the Middle Ages, from its conquest by the Saracens in 640 to its annexation by the Ottoman Turks in 1517 in a continuous narrative apart from the general history of the Muslim caliphate....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Islam

    Its Origin and Spread in Words, Maps and Pictures

    By F R J Verhoeven

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Jews of Islam

    By Bernard Lewis

    Against a vivid background of Jewish and Islamic history, Bernard Lewis portrays the Judaeo-Islamic tradition – a cultural relationship parallel to the Judaeo-Christian heritage. He traces its origins in the early Middle Ages, its flowering, and its ending, followed by the incorporation of most of...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge