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Major Works: Islam - Religion

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  1. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn 'Arabi

    By Henry Corbin

    In this volume Henry Corbin emphasizes the differences between the exoteric and esoteric forms of Islam. He also reveals that whereas in the West philosophy and religion were at odds, they were inseparably linked, at least during this period, in the Islamic world. A valuable section of notes and...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Darvishes

    Or Oriental Spiritualism

    By John P. Brown

    The Darvishes is an invaluable contribution to the study of the Belief and spiritual principles of the Darvish Orders and is one of the most accurate reference works on the subject. Drawn exclusively from the original Oriental works, and from Turkish, Arabic and Persian manuscripts the originality...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Islamic Law in Africa

    By J N D Anderson

    In many parts of Africa three different systems of laws are concurrently applied – the imported "Colonial" law, the indigenous customary law and Islamic law. In some countries the customary and the Islamic law are kept separate and distinct, while in others they are fused into a single system. This...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 29th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Oriental Mysticism

    By E H Palmer

    Originally published 1867. This volume describes not only the basic tenets of the Sufis but also the Ahl i wahdat which was a branch of Sufism. The author’s use of a Persian manuscript treatise by ‘Aziz bin Mohammed Nafasi’ is an indispensable tool, particularly because the author did not...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Studies on the Civilization of Islam

    By H.A.R. Gibb

    Originally published in 1962, this book presents important studies on the history, literature and religion of the Islamic peoples as well as an appraisal of contemporary intellectual currents in the Middle East. Part I interprets the basic political and cultural development in medieval Islam, set...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge