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Islam and Secularism in Post-Colonial Thought

A Cartography of Asadian Genealogies

by Hadi Enayat

<p>This book is a theoretically and historically informed exploration of 'secularism' in Muslim contexts. It does this through a critical assessment of an influential tradition of thinking about Islam and secularism, derived from the work of ...

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Islam and Social Change in French West Africa

History of an Emancipatory Community

by Sean Hanretta

<p>Exploring the history and religious community of a group of Muslim Sufi mystics in colonial French West Africa, this study shows the relationship between religious, social and economic change in the region. It highlights the role that ...

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Islam and the Blackamerican

Looking Toward the Third Resurrection

by Sherman A. Jackson

<p>Sherman Jackson offers a trenchant examination of the career of Islam among the blacks of America. Jackson notes that no one has offered a convincing explanation of why Islam spread among Blackamericans (a coinage he explains and defends) but

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Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

by Abdulaziz Sachedina

<p>In 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the International Declaration of Human Rights, a document designed to hold both individuals and nations accountable for their treatment of fellow human beings, ...

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Islam and the Culture of Modern Egypt

From the Monarchy to the Republic

by Mohammad Salama

<p>Telling a new story of modern Egypt, Mohammad Salama uses textual and cinematic sources to construct a clear and accessible narrative of the dynamics of Islam and culture in the first half of the twentieth century. The conflict between ...

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Islam and the European Empires

by David Motadel

<p>At the height of the imperial age, European powers ruled over most parts of the Islamic world. The British, French, Russian, and Dutch empires each governed more Muslims than any independent Muslim state. European officials believed Islam to ...

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Islam and the Fate of Others

The Salvation Question

by Mohammad Hassan Khalil

<p>Can non-Muslims be saved? And can those who are damned to Hell ever be redeemed? In <em>Islam and the Fate of Others,</em> Mohammad Hassan Khalil examines the writings of influential medieval and modern Muslim scholars on the controversial ...

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Islam and the West

by Bernard Lewis

<p>Hailed in <em>The New York Times Book Review</em> as &quot;the doyen of Middle Eastern studies,&quot; Bernard Lewis has been for half a century one of the West's foremost scholars of Islamic history and culture, the author of over two dozen ...

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Islam Beyond the Violent Jihadis

An Optimistic Muslim Speaks

by Ziauddin Sardar

<p>Islam has been corrupted. A virulent strain of the religion manifests itself in bloodthirsty mutations such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and the terrifying spectre of ISIS. But behind the atrocities and turmoil lie many different versions and ...

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Islam Explained: Essential reading for anyone who wants to know more about Islam (2nd edition)

by Shaik Kadir

<p>Islam, a faith that embraces all races and cultures, has spread far and wide across the globe, and today about one in five people in the world is a follower of the Islamic faith. Few people have not heard about Islam or interacted with ...

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Islam in America

by Jonathan Curiel

<p>Islam is a hidden ingredient in the melting pot of America. Though there are between 2 and 8 million Muslims in the USA, Islam has traditionally had little political clout compared to other minority faiths. Nonetheless it is believed to be ...

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Islam in India

or the Q?n?n-i-Isl?m The Customs of the Musalm?ns of India

by Ja'far Sharif

<p>First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalm?ns of India.</p> <p>This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which ...

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Islam in Israel

Muslim Communities in Non-Muslim States

by Muhammad Al-Atawneh & Nohad Ali

<p>Islam is the religion of the majority of Arab citizens in Israel and since the late 1970s has become an important factor in their political and socio-cultural identity. This leads to an increasing number of Muslims in Israel who define their ...

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Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan

The Morality of Experience

by Johan Rasanayagam

<p>The Uzbekistan government has been criticized for its brutal suppression of its Muslim population. This book, which is based on the author's intimate acquaintance with the region and several years of ethnographic research, is about how ...

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Islam in Saudi Arabia

by David Commins

<p>The common image of Saudi Arabia portrays a country where religious rules dictate every detail of daily life: where women may not drive; where unrelated men and women may not interact; where the latter veil their faces; and where banks, ...

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Islam in the West

Perceptions and Reactions

by Abe W. Ata & Jan A. Ali

<p>The bombings in New York and Washington in 2001 and subsequent terrorist attacks in different countries of the West have led to fast changing socio-cultural and political contexts where Islam has been depicted as a global threat. The meaning ...

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Islam in Tropical Africa

by I. M. Lewis

<p>First published in 1980, this second edition of <em>Islam in Tropical Africa</em> presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time ...

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Islam in West Africa

Religion, Society and Politics to 1800

by Nehemia Levtzion

<p>First published in 1994, this volume brings together essays from the celebrated scholar of African history, Nehemia Levtzion. The articles cover a wide range of themes including Islamization, Islam in politics, Islamic revolutions and the ...

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Islam on YouTube

Online Debates, Protests, and Extremism

by Ahmed Al-Rawi

<p>This book offers empirical insight into the way Muslims reacted online towards various controversial issues related to Islam. The book examines four cases studies: The Muhammed’s cartoons, the burning of the Quran controversies, ...

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Islam under the Palestine Mandate

Colonialism and the Supreme Muslim Council

by Nicholas E. Roberts

<p>Concerns about the place of Islam in Palestinian politics are familiar to those studying the history of the modern Middle East. A vital part of this history is the rise of Islamic opposition to the British in Mandate Palestine during the ...

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