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  1. Muslim Institutions

    By Maurice Gaudefroy-Demombynes

    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. 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

  3. Sufism

    An Account of the Mystics of Islam

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1950. Thinkers such as Ghazali and Ibn `Arabi, poets such as Ibn al-Farid, Rumi, Hafiz and Jami were greatly inspired by the lives and sayings of the early Sufis. This book was the first short history of Sufism to be published in any language, illustrating the development...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Rumi The Persian, The Sufi

    By A. Reza Arasteh

    Originally published in 1965. This volume presents a systematic study of Rumi’s rebirth into a total being. By studying the elements of Persian culture, as well as the unique writings of Rumi, the author reveals the characteristics of maturity, the qualities of final integration in identity,...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The Pen and the Faith

    Eight Modern Muslim Writers and the Qur'an

    By Kenneth Cragg

    What is happening in Islam is of concern to more than Muslims. The Qur’an is the prime possession of Muslims: how then, are they reading and understanding their sacred Book today? This volume, originally published in 1985, examines eight writers from India, Egypt, Iran and Senegal. Their way with...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Science, Democracy and Islam

    And other essays

    By Humayun Kabir

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

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. A Sufi Martyr

    The Apologia of 'Ain al-Qudat al-Hamadhani

    By A.J. Arberry

    Originally published in 1969. This volume was composed by an eminent Sufi mystic whilst in prison in Baghdad, awaiting execution, in a vain attempt to overthrow his sentence; he was put to death in AD 1311 at the age of 33. This apologia is a document of great poignancy, composed in most elegant...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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