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  1. Revelation and Reason in Islam

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1957. The "Scholastic Problem" was the focus of much debate in Islam for some centuries before it became the chief crux of learned discussion in medieval Christianity. When originally published this volume was the first survey of the subject to appear in English. It...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Islam and Christianity Today

    A Contribution to Dialogue

    By W M Watt

    In this volume, originally published in 1983, W Montgomery Watt looks at the meeting of Christianity and Islam, how they see and have seen each other, and considers how they can aid each other in dealing with the problems of the world today. He emphasizes those beliefs which Christianity and...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Mohammed and Charlemagne

    By Henri Pirenne

    This posthumous work of the renowned scholar Henri Pirenne (originally published in 1939) offered a new and decisive explanation of the evolution of Europe from the time of Constantine to that of Charlemagne. His revolutionary ideas overthrew many of the most cherished conceptions concerning...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Urban Landscape
    Edited by Anita Berrizbeitia
    To Be Published March 10th 2015
  2. Intellectual History
    Edited by Richard Whatmore
    To Be Published March 17th 2015
  3. Management Information Systems
    Edited by Robert D. Galliers, Mari-Klara Stein
    To Be Published April 7th 2015
  4. Corporate Reputation
    Edited by Michael L. Barnett, Tim Pollock
    To Be Published April 7th 2015
  5. Dickens and the Twentieth Century (RLE Dickens): Routledge Library Editions: Charles Dickens Volume 6
    By John & Gabriel Gross & Pearson
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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