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Hadith

Origins and Developments

by Harald Motzki

<p>Hadith is understood here in its broader meaning as the bulk of the texts which contain information on the prophet Muhammad and his Companions, having the form of transmissions from them. The reliability of this material as a source for early

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Hagiography and Religious Truth

Case Studies in the Abrahamic and Dharmic Traditions

by Rico G. Monge, Professor Kerry P. C. San Chirico & Rachel J. Smith

<p>The hagiographic materials from the world's religions can tell us much about the beliefs and practices of the people, yet the limited degree to which hagiography has been used as an instrument for understanding diverse religious traditions is

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Hamka and Islam

Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

by Khairudin Aljunied

<p>Since the early twentieth century, Muslim reformers have been campaigning for a total transformation of the ways in which Islam is imagined in the Malay world. One of the most influential is the author Haji Abdul Malik bin Abdul Karim ...

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Hasan al-Turabi

Islamist Politics and Democracy in Sudan

by W. J. Berridge

<p>Hasan al-Turabi (1932–2016) was seen as one of the most influential figures in modern Sudanese history and politics. This book, based on extensive research and a thorough analysis of al-Turabi's own writings, provides a comprehensive study of

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Hattin

Great Battles

by John France

<p>On 4 July 1187 the legendary Muslim leader Saladin destroyed the Crusader army of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem with a terrible slaughter at the battle of Hattin - and went on to restore the Holy City of Jerusalem to Islamic rule. The ...

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Heart Broken Open

Radical faith in an age of fear

by Ray Gaston

<p>A moving and insightful reflection by a Christian minister on his grassroots engagement with Islam - from inner-city parish ministry in Leeds to the streets of Karbala at a time of rising Islamophobia and the 'War on Terror'.</p> ...

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Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World

The Logic of the Gods

by Jon Stewart

<p>In his Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, Hegel treats the religions of the world under the rubric &quot;the determinate religion.&quot; This is a part of his corpus that has traditionally been neglected since scholars have struggled to ...

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Heretic

by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

While the world of political Islam continues to be dominated by acts of violence and a separatist agenda, there are signs of reform in the Arab Spring movement. Ayaan Hirsi Ali who has been at the forefront of the reform movement offers an ...

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Homosexuality in Islam

Critical Reflection on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims

by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

<p>Homosexuality is anathema to Islam or so the majority of both believers and non-believers suppose. Throughout the Muslim world, it is met with hostility, where state punishments range from hefty fines to the death penalty. Likewise, ...

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Honored by the Glory of Islam

Conversion and Conquest in Ottoman Europe

by Marc David Baer

<p>In <em>Honored by the Glory of Islam</em> Marc David Baer proposes a novel approach to the historical record of Islamic conversions during the Ottoman age and gathers fresh insights concerning the nature of religious conversion itself. Rather

ISBN: 9780199887170

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How To Read The Qur'an

by Mona Siddiqui

<p>The Qur'an is regarded by Muslims as the direct word of God, timeless and unchanged. It is used not only for prayer and worship but as a path which can lead the believer to a closer understanding of the essence of their relationship with God.

ISBN: 9781783781003

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Human Rights under State-Enforced Religious Family Laws in Israel, Egypt and India

by Yüksel Sezgin

<p>About one-third of the world's population currently lives under pluri-legal systems where governments hold individuals subject to the purview of ethno-religious rather than national norms in respect to family law. How does the ...

ISBN: 9781107425415

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Hyderabad, British India, and the World

Muslim Networks and Minor Sovereignty, c.1850–1950

by Eric Lewis Beverley

<p>This examination of the formally autonomous state of Hyderabad in a global comparative framework challenges the idea of the dominant British Raj as the sole sovereign power in the late colonial period. Beverley argues that Hyderabad's ...

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Ibn Khaldu^n's Philosophy of History

A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture

by Muhsin Mahdi

<p>This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other

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Ibn Taymiyya's Theological Ethics

by Sophia Vasalou

<p>Icon of modern-day fundamentalist movements, firebrand religious purist, tireless polemicist against the intellectual schools of his time-the Ibn Taymiyya we know is a thinker we often associate with hard attitudes and dogmatic stances. Yet ...

ISBN: 9780190493899

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Imperial Identity in the Mughal Empire

Memory and Dynastic Politics in Early Modern South and Central Asia

by Lisa Balabanlilar

<p>Having monopolized Central Asian politics and culture for over a century, the Timurid ruling elite was forced from its ancestral homeland in Transoxiana at the turn of the sixteenth century by an invading Uzbek tribal confederation. The ...

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Imperial Russia's Muslims

Islam, Empire and European Modernity, 1788–1914

by Mustafa Tuna

<p>Imperial Russia's Muslims offers an exploration of social and cultural change among the Muslim communities of Central Eurasia from the late eighteenth century through to the outbreak of the First World War. Drawing from a wealth of Russian ...

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In the Shade of the Golden Palace

Alaol and Middle Bengali Poetics in Arakan

by Thibaut d'Hubert

<p><em>In the Shade of the Golden Palace</em> explores the work of the prolific Bengali poet Alaol (<em>fl.</em> 1651-71), who translated five narrative poems and one versified treatise from medieval Hindi and Persian into Bengali. The book maps

ISBN: 9780190860356

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Inside India

by Halidé Edib & Mushirul Hasan

<p>First published in 1937, this book presents the author's personal account of India. The author, a Turkish writer and novelist, visited the region in 1935 and gained insights into the history and sociology of the country. Based on her ...

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Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

Religion, Identity, and Politics

by Khalil al-Anani

<p>Over the past three decades, through rises and falls in power, regime repression and exclusion, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has endured, proving more resilient than any other Islamist movement in the world. In this book Khalil al-Anani ...

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