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Chicago Muslims and the Transformation of American Islam

Immigrants, African Americans, and the Building of the American Ummah

by S. Kaazim Naqvi

<p>Through the Hart-Celler Act of 1965, Islam in America underwent a dramatic transformation. In the city of Chicago, African American and immigrant Muslims increasingly came into contact and collaboration with each other. Aided by shifts in ...

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Contemporary Issues in Islam and Science

Volume 2

by Muzaffar Iqbal

<p>The articles selected for this volume explore emergent issues in the contemporary relationship between Islam and science and present studies of eight major voices in the discourse. Also included is a section on the operationalization of ...

ISBN: 9781351949156

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Controlling Soviet Labour

by Arnot

<p>With a growing population, deteriorating economic conditions, and an unstable imperial centre, Soviet Central Asia would seem destined to become a trouble spot. Instead Islamic traditionalism has survived and flourished in Central Asia. This ...

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Critical Muslim 07

Muslim Archipelago

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>Malaysia and Indonesia are seen as bastions of liberal Islam. Is this really true or simply a widely held misconception about south-east Asian Muslims? What is the contribution of the Muslim archipelago to the world of Islam? What can we ...

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Critical Muslim 1

The Arabs are Alive

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>In the inaugural issue of Critical Muslim: Ziauddin Sardar tries to understand the significance of what just happened in the Middle East, Robin Yassin-Kassab spends some quality time in Tahrir Square, Ashur Shamis dodges the bullets of ...

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Critical Muslim 2

The Idea of Islam

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>Ziauddin Sardar argues why Islamic reform is necessary, Bruce Lawrence sees Muslim cosmopolitanism as the future, Parvez Manzoor declares jihad on the idea of 'the political', Samia Rahman gets to the root of Muslim misogyny, Michael Muhammad

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Critical Muslim 3

Fear and Loathing

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>AbdelWahab El-Affendi on Islamophobia and Orientalism in the age of liberal paranoia, Arun Kundnani on English Defense League and the rise of the far right in Europe, Vinay Lal on Hindus who love Hitler, Gordon Steffey on Christian ...

ISBN: 9781849043809

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Critical Muslim 4

Pakistan

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>Ziauddin Sardar questions the question mark that is always placed in front of Pakistan, Robin Yassin-Kassab asks why Pakistan has not imploded, Taimur Khan breaks bread with the gangsters and bookies of Karachi, Muhammad Idrees Ahmad revisits

ISBN: 9781849043816

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Critical Muslim 5

Love and Death

by Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

<p>Aamer Hussein takes love to its logical conclusion, Robert Irwin traces the origins of the ghazal (love lyric), Christopher Shackle recites epic Panjabi poems of sacred love and lyrical death, Imranali Panjwani mourns the massacre of Karbala,

ISBN: 9781849043823

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Digital Middle East

State and Society in the Information Age

by Mohamed Zayani

<p>In recent years, the Middle East's information and communications landscape has changed dramatically. Increasingly, states, businesses, and citizens are capitalizing on the opportunities offered by new information technologies, the fast pace ...

ISBN: 9780190934873

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Effective Discipling in Muslim Communities

Scripture, History and Seasoned Practices

by Don Little

Muslims who come to Christ face momentous spiritual, psychological and social obstacles that drive many to abandon their faith. Often conversion and discipleship are framed by individualistic Western models that do not acknowledge the communal ...

ISBN: 9780830898527

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Elite Malay Polygamy

Wives, Wealth and Woes in Malaysia

by Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen

<p>Elite Malay women’s polygamy narratives are multiple and varied, and their sentiments regarding the practice are conflicted, as they are often torn between personal and religious convictions. This volume explores the ways in which this ...

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Elusive Jannah

The Somali Diaspora and a Borderless Muslim Identity

by Cawo M. Abdi

<DIV><P>As a Somali working since high school in the United Arab Emirates, Osman considers himself “blessed” to be in a Muslim country, though citizenship, with the security it offers, remains elusive. For Ardo, smuggled out of Somalia to join ...

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Faithfully Urban

Pious Muslims in a German City

by Petra Kuppinger

<p>In the southern German city of Stuttgart lives a pious Muslim population that has merged with the local population to create a meaningful shared existence. In this ethnographic account, the author introduces and examines the lives of ordinary

ISBN: 9781782386575

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Family, Citizenship and Islam

The Changing Experiences of Migrant Women Ageing in London

by Nilufar Ahmed

<p>A longitudinal, intersectional study of migrant women, this book examines the lives of first generation Bangladeshi migrants to the UK, considering the dynamic relationship between people and place. Shedding new light on a migrant population ...

ISBN: 9781317136538

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Follow Me, Akhi

The Online World of British Muslims

by Hussein Kesvani

<p>What does it mean to be Muslim in Britain today? If the media is anything to go by, it has something to do with mosques, community leaders, whether you wear a veil, and what your views on religious extremists are. But as all our lives become ...

ISBN: 9781787382848

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Force and Fanaticism

Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia and Beyond

by Simon Ross Valentine

<p>Wahhabism is an Islamic reform movement found mainly in Saudi Arabia. Closely linked to the Saudi monarchy, it enforces a strict code of morality and conduct monitored by mutawa (religious police), and governs every facet of Saudi life ...

ISBN: 9781849046169

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Freedom of Speech and Islam

by Erich Kolig

<p>Freedom of speech and expression is considered in the West a high public good and an important social value, underpinned by legislative and ethical norms. Its importance is not shared to the same extent by conservative and devout Muslims, who

ISBN: 9781317132813

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Friday Bridge: Becoming a Muslim, Becoming Everyone's Business

The Trilogy of Life Itself, #1

by Dawn Bates

<p data-version='1.1'><strong>Think you know someone? Then think again. </strong></p><p>This book blows stereotypes out of the window and makes you stop and analyse what you think you know about the world we live in. Racism, raving and religion,

ISBN: 9780995732230

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From Muhammad to Bin Laden

Religious and Ideological Sources of the Homicide Bombers Phenomenon

by David Bukay

<p>From Muhammad to Bin Laden analyzes the ideological, religious, and cultural foundations of one of the most inconceivable phenomena in contemporary world politics. Bukay analyzes the homicide bombings and atrocities perpetuated by worldwide ...

ISBN: 9781351518581

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