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Islam's Quantum Question

Reconciling Muslim Tradition and Modern Science

by Nidhal Guessoum

<p>In secular Europe the veracity of modern science is almost always taken for granted. Whether they think of Darwin's theory of evolution, or of spectacular investigations into the boundaries of particle physics conducted by CERN's Large Hadron

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Islam, Britain & the Gospel

by John Coonan, John Wijngaards & William Burridge

<p>Mgr Coonan’s text is really a primer on Muslim belief and practice; it clearly notes the main differences between Christian and Muslim teaching (on the divinity of Jesus Christ and the nature of God, for instance) but does not explain why one

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Islam, Democracy, and Cosmopolitanism

At Home and in the World

by Ali Mirsepassi & Tadd Graham Fernée

<p>This book presents a critical study of citizenship, state and globalization in societies that have been historically influenced by Islamic traditions and institutions. Interrogating the work of contemporary theorists of Islamic modernity such

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Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues

by W. Cole Durham & Rik Torfs

<p>Islam, Europe and Emerging Legal Issues brings together vital analysis of the challenges that Europe poses for an expanding Islam and that Islam poses for Europe, within their ever-evolving religious, legal, and social environments. This book

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Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

by José Casanova

<p>The relationship between secularism, democracy, religion, and gender equality has been a complex one across Western democracies and still remains contested. When we turn to Muslim countries, the situation is even more multifaceted. In the ...

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Islam, Gender, and Social Change

by Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad & John L. Esposito

<p>For several decades, the Muslim world has experienced a religious resurgence. The reassertion of Islam in personal and political life has taken many forms, from greater attention to religious practice to the emergence of Islamic ...

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Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy

Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies

by Nader Hashemi

<p>Islam's relationship to liberal-democratic politics has emerged as one of the most pressing and contentious issues in international affairs. In <em>Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy</em>, Nader Hashemi challenges the widely held belief

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Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia

The Tablighi Jama'at

by Marloes Janson

<p>This monograph deals with the sweeping emergence of the Tablighi Jama'at - a transnational Islamic missionary movement that has its origins in the reformist tradition that emerged in India in the mid-nineteenth century - in the Gambia in the ...

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Islam: A Very Short Introduction

by Malise Ruthven

Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam.Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction contains essential insights into issues such as why ...

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Islam: A Very Short Introduction

by Malise Ruthven

<p>Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction contains essential insights into issues such as why

ISBN: 9780191623905

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Islam: The Essentials

by Tariq Ramadan

<b>The essential introduction to Islam by a leading expert</b><BR>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 violence, terrorism,

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Islamic Architecture on the Move

Motion and Modernity

by Christiane Gruber

<p>Even a casual observer can spy traces of Islamic architecture and design on buildings all over the world, a reminder that artistic traditions and visual culture have never been limited to their region or country of origin, but rather are ...

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Islamic Biomedical Ethics

Principles and Application

by Abdulaziz Sachedina

<p>In this pioneering work, Abdulaziz Sachedina - a scholar with life-long academic training in Islamic law - relates classic Muslim religious values to the new ethical challenges that arise from medical research and practice.</p> ...

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives

The First 1,000 Years

by Chase F. Robinson

<p>The religious thinkers, political leaders, law-makers, writers and philosophers of the early Muslim world helped to shape the 1,400-year-long development of todays secondlargest world religion. But who were these people? What do we know of ...

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Islamic Education in Britain

New Pluralist Paradigms

by Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor & Alison Scott-Baumann

<p>The Western world often fears many aspects of Islam, without the knowledge to move forward. On the other hand, there are sustained and complex debates within Islam about how to live in the modern world with faith. Alison Scott-Baumann and ...

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Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity

by Farzin Vahdat

<p>Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers ...

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Islamic Foundations of a Free Society

by Bican Sahin, Atilla Yayla, Hasan Yücel Basdemir & others

<p>Islam is growing rapidly both in its traditional homelands and in the West. Some in the West view Islam with a mixture of fear and suspicion. However, it is also fair to say that there is widespread ignorance about Islam, and especially about

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Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction

by Adam J. Silverstein

<p>Does history matter? This book argues not that history matters, but that Islamic history does. This Very Short Introduction introduces the story of Islamic history; the controversies surrounding its study; and the significance that it holds -

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Islamic Humanism

by Lenn E. Goodman

<p>This book is an attempt to explain how, in the face of increasing religious authoritarianism in medieval Islamic civilization, some Muslim thinkers continued to pursue essentially humanistic, rational, and scientific discourses in the quest ...

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Islamic Law

Cases, Authorities and Worldview

by Ahmad Atif Ahmad

<p>Introducing undergraduate students to Islamic law, this accessible textbook does not presume legal or technical knowledge. Drawing on a comparative approach, it encourages students to think through the issues of the application of Islamic law

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