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Institutional Origins of Islamist Political Mobilization

by Quinn Mecham

<p>Muslim countries experience wide variation in levels of Islamist political mobilization, including such political activities as protest, voting, and violence. Institutional Origins of Islamist Political Mobilization provides a theory of the ...

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Intercultural Communication as a Clash of Civilizations

Al-Jazeera and Qatars Soft Power

by Tal Samuel-Azran

<p><em>Intercultural Communication as a Clash of Civilizations</em> argues that Al-Jazeera is not an agent of globalization, as is widely argued, but a tool used by the Qatari government to advance its political as well as Islamist goals. This ...

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Interpreting Islam in China

Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

by Kristian Petersen

<p>During the early modern period, Muslims in China began to embrace the Chinese characteristics of their heritage. Several scholar-teachers incorporated tenets from traditional Chinese education into their promotion of Islamic knowledge. As a ...

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Interpreting Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Overlapping Inquiries

by Mordechai Z. Cohen & Adele Berlin

<p>This comparative study traces Jewish, Christian, and Muslim scriptural interpretation from antiquity to modernity, with special emphasis on the pivotal medieval period. It focuses on three areas: responses in the different faith traditions to

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Interreligious Dialogue and the Partition of India

Hindus and Muslims in Dialogue about Violence and Forced Migration

by Mario I. Aguilar

<p>In a time of schism, violence and forced migration, how can God be understood? With his latest book, Catholic Benedictine hermit Mario Aguilar explores the religious identities of Hindus and Muslims in the aftermath of the 1947 partition of ...

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Introducing Islam

A Graphic Guide

by Ziauddin Sardar

Islamic culture has produced some of the finest achievements of humanity. Islam: A Graphic Guide is a fascinating look into a sometimes misunderstood faith. ...

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Iranian Cinema and Philosophy

Shooting Truth

by Farhang Erfani

<p>In film studies, Iranian films are kept at a distance, as 'other,' different, and exotic. In reponse, this book takes these films as philosophically relevant and innovative. Each chapter of this book is devoted to analyzing a single film, and

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Islam

The Essentials

by Tariq Ramadan

<p><strong>The essential introduction to Islam by a leading expert</strong></p> <p>Hardly a day goes by without mention of Islam. And yet, for most people, and in much of the world, Islam remains a little-known religion. Whether the issue is ...

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Islam

An Introduction

by Catharina Raudvere

<p>Many existing introductions to Islam focus predominantly on the Middle East and on historical background at the expense of Islam as a lived faith. Assessing Islam as a truly global phenomenon, Catharina Raudvere engages thoroughly with ...

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Islam and Britain

Muslim Mission in an Age of Empire

by Professor Ron Geaves

<p>Based on hitherto untapped source materials, this book charts the history of Muslim missionary activity in London from 1912, when the first Indian Muslim missionaries arrived in London, until 1944. During this period a unique community was ...

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Islam and Democracy in Indonesia

Tolerance without Liberalism

by Jeremy Menchik

<p>Indonesia's Islamic organizations sustain the country's thriving civil society, democracy, and reputation for tolerance amid diversity. Yet scholars poorly understand how these organizations envision the accommodation of religious difference.

ISBN: 9781316461495

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Islam and Development

Exploring the Invisible Aid Economy

by Matthew Clarke & David Tittensor

<p>The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and ...

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Islam and English Law

Rights, Responsibilities and the Place of Shari'a

by Robin Griffith-Jones

<p>Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams triggered a storm of protest when he suggested that some accommodation between British law and Islam's shari'a law was 'inevitable'. His foundational lecture introduced a series of public ...

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Islam and Health Policies Related to HIV Prevention in Malaysia

by Michael J. Reiss & Sima Barmania

<p>This salient text presents a culturally aware public health approach to the HIV epidemic in Malaysia, a country emblematic of the Muslim world's response to the crisis. It explores complex interactions of religion with health as a source of ...

ISBN: 9783319689098

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Islam and its Past

Jahiliyya, Late Antiquity, and the Qur'an

by Carol Bakhos & Michael Cook

<p>Islam and its Past: Jahiliyya, Late Antiquity, and the Qur'an brings together scholars from various disciplines and fields to consider Islamic revelation, with particular focus on the Qur'an. The collection provides a wide-ranging survey of ...

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Islam and Law in Lebanon

Sharia within and without the State

by Morgan Clarke

<p>The modern state of Lebanon, created after the fall of the Ottoman Empire, is home to eighteen officially recognised different religious communities (or sects). Crucially, political office and representation came to be formally shared along ...

ISBN: 9781316946848

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Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory

by Robert Gleave

In this reading of Islamic legal hermeneutics, Robert Gleave explores various competing notions of literal meaning, linked to both theological doctrine and historical developments, together with insights from modern semantic and pragmatic ...

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Islam and Nationhood in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Surviving Empires

by Xavier Bougarel

<p>Based on substantial fieldwork and thorough knowledge of written sources, Xavier Bougarel offers an innovative analysis of the post-Ottoman and post-Communist history of Bosnian Muslims. <em>Islam and Nationhood in Bosnia-Herzegovina</em> ...

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Islam and Political-Cultural Europe

by W. Cole Durham & Tore Lindholm

<p>Islam and Political-Cultural Europe identifies the sometimes confusing and often contentious new challenges that arise in daily life and institutions as Islam settles deeper into Europe. Critiquing past and recent assimilation efforts in the ...

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Islam and Politics Around the World

by John L. Esposito & Emad El-Din Shahin

<p>Islam has become a potent political force around the world since it reemerged in the late 1960's and 1970's as a religio-political alternative to failed nationalist ideologies. In countries throughout the world, individuals and movements have

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