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"Off the Straight Path"

Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo

by Elyse Semerdijan

<p>The legal treatment of sexual behavior is a subject that receives little scholarly attention in the field of Middle East women’s studies. Important questions about the relationship between sexuality and the law and about the societies ...

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A Brief Chronology of Islam

12th - 20th Century

by Mateen Yousuf

The history of Islam from 12th century to 20th century at a glance. ...

ISBN: 9788826089492

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A Complete Introduction to Islam

World Religion Series, #4

by Mary Pandeo

<p>Islam is the second largest faith in the world. It is also one that is deeply enriched by its history, which greatly influences the way that it operates today. This book will give you a deeper understanding of this fascinating religion and ...

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A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is

by John McHugo

<p>The 1,400-year-old schism between Sunnis and Shi’is is currently reflected in the destructive struggle for hegemony between Saudi Arabia and Iran—with no apparent end in sight. But how did this conflict begin, and why is it now the focus of ...

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A History of Islamic Law

by N. Coulson

<p>Lawyers, according to Edmund Burke, are bad historians. He was referring to an unwillingness, rather than an inaptitude, on the part of early nineteenth-century English lawyers to concern themselves with the past: for contemporary ...

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A New Introduction to Islam

by Daniel W. Brown

<p>Covering the origins, key features, and legacy of the Islamic tradition, the third edition of <em>A New Introduction to Islam</em> includes new material on Islam in the 21st century and discussions of the impact of historical ideas, ...

ISBN: 9781118953471

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A Short Treatise on the Life of Imam Ali

by Muhammad Taqi Ja'fari

<p>This book “A Short Treatise on Life of Imam Ali (‘a)” discusses different aspects of the life of Ali ibn Abi Talib (‘a). The author discusses the following topics: Ali &amp; Politics and governance, Ali &amp; Jihad, Ali &amp; Nahj al-Balagah ...

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A Treasury of Sacred Maxims

A Commentary on Islamic Legal Principles

by Shahrul Hussain

<p>This beautiful collection discusses the legal and moral implications of some fundamental Islamic principles. With an emphasis upon concision and concentration of meaning each aphorism, and its accompanying commentary, is full of value and ...

ISBN: 9781847741080

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A Unique Elegy: Standing Up Right

by Omar L Rashed

History repeats. Looking at ours, that's a tragedy. But it doesn't have to. It doesn't have to if we, as individuals, don't let it. A Unique Elegy is about a man who stopped history in its tracks. Across the sands of time, the prince stood up to

ISBN: 9781943740031

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Accommodating Muslims under Common Law

A Comparative Analysis

by Salim Farrar & Ghena Krayem

<p>The book explores the relationship between Muslims, the Common Law and Shari?ah post-9/11. The book looks at the accommodation of Shari?ah Law within Western Common Law legal traditions and the role of the judiciary, in particular, in drawing

ISBN: 9781317964216

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Afghanistan Rising

by Faiz Ahmed

<p>Debunking conventional narratives, Faiz Ahmed presents a vibrant account of the first Muslim-majority country to gain independence, codify its own laws, and ratify a constitution after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Afghanistan, he shows, ...

ISBN: 9780674982161

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Al Amaali- The Dictations of Sheikh- al- Mufid

by Sheikh Al- Mufid

<p>Sheikh al Mufid wrote nearly 194 books and treatises, out of which few have survived passage of time, and meticulously planned destruction of the Shia resources. Among the surviving ones, we have his “AL AMAALI” which is also known as “AL ...

ISBN: 9781909285293

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Al-Qaeda 2.0

A Critical Reader

by Donald Holbrook

<p>On 16 June 2011, three days before his sixtieth birthday, Ayman al-Zawahiri was declared the new leader of Al- Qaeda, replacing the fallen Osama bin Laden. The veteran Egyptian jihadist had little of his predecessor's charisma and enjoyed ...

ISBN: 9780190911492

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Arabic Folklore

Cain & Abel The Sons of Prophet Adam (Pbuh) & The Crow Birds

by Muhammad Vandestra

<p>The story about first murder on Earth from an Islamic perspective.</p> ...

ISBN: 9788828368861

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Arabic Folklore: Cain & Abel The Sons of Prophet Adam (Pbuh) & The Crow Birds

by Muhammad Vandestra

<p>The story about first murder on Earth from an Islamic perspective.</p> ...

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Beacon Lights of History, Volume 3 part 1: The Middle Ages

by John Lord

<p>Beacon Lights of History is a 14-volume set first published in 1902. This collection of John Lord’s lectures spans 6,000 years of European and American history. The first 12 volumes are all Lord’s work; the 13th was completed from his notes ...

ISBN: 9788834104026

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Before Orthodoxy

by Shahab Ahmed

<p>A controversial episode in the life of the Prophet Muhammad concerns an incident in which he allegedly mistook words suggested by Satan as divine revelation. Muslims now universally deny that the Satanic verses incident took place. But ...

ISBN: 9780674977310

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Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritage

Legal and Religious Perspectives on the Sacred Places of the Mediterranean

by Silvio Ferrari & Andrea Benzo

<p>Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in ...

ISBN: 9781317175025

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Beyond Timbuktu

by Ousmane Oumar Kane

<p>Timbuktu is famous as a center of learning from Islam’s Golden Age. Yet it was one among many scholarly centers to exist in precolonial West Africa. Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to

ISBN: 9780674969353

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Blasphemy, Islam and the State

Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesia

by Stewart Fenwick

<p>This book draws on the work of Rawls to explore the interaction between faith, law and the right to religious freedom in post-Soeharto Indonesia, the world’s largest democracy after India and the United States. It argues that enforcement of ...

ISBN: 9781315527673

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