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Radical Love Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780300225815, Yale University Press, July 2018
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm,
At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition. It traces a soaring, poetic, popular tradition that celebrates love fo...
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£18,00
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Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts
ISBN: HB: 9780674984219, Harvard University Press, July 2018
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 colour illus., 1 line illus., 1 map
This book presents an in-depth exploration of the administration of justice during Islam's founding period, 632-1250 CE. Inspired by the scholarship of Roy Parviz Mottahedeh and composed in his honor, this volume brings together ten leading scholars...
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£32,00
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Qur'an and the Bible Text and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300181326, Yale University Press, May 2018
1032 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm,
While the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament are understood to be related texts, the sacred scripture of Islam, the third Abrahamic faith, has generally been considered separately. Noted religious scholar Gabriel Said Reynolds draws on centuries of Q...
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£35,00
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Knot of the Soul Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
ISBN: PB: 9780226465081, ISBN: HB: 9780226464923, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
384 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 11 halftones
In this unsettling and innovative book, anthropologist Stefania Pandolfo addresses the problematic of the subject through a dual examination of psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, reflecting on the unconscious maladies of the so...
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£28,00
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£90,00
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Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad
ISBN: HB: 9780674980730, Harvard University Press, May 2018
712 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm,
Throughout the Middle Ages, Christians wrote about Islam and the life of Muhammad. These stories, ranging from the humorous to the vitriolic, both informed and warned audiences about what was regarded as a schismatic form of Christianity. "Medieval L...
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£19,00
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Burdens of Brotherhood Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France
ISBN: PB: 9780674984103, ISBN: HB: 9780674088689, Harvard University Press, March 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 24 halftones, 6 maps
Headlines from France suggest that Muslims have renewed an age-old struggle against Jews and that the two groups are once more inevitably at odds. But the past tells a different story. "The Burdens of Brotherhood" is a sweeping history of Jews and Mu...
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£14,00
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£27,00
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Critique of Religious Discourse
ISBN: HB: 9780300207125, Yale University Press, February 2018
320 pp., 21x14 cm,
First published in Arabic in 1994, progressive Muslim scholar Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd's controversial essay argued that conventional fundamentalist interpretations of the Quran and other Islamic religious texts are ahistorical and misleading. Conservativ...
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£80,00
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Crusade and Jihad The Thousand-Year War Between the Muslim World and the Global North
ISBN: HB: 9780300222906, Yale University Press, February 2018
656 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
This groundbreaking book is the first to address the catastrophic results of centuries of conflict, imperialism, and colonialism by the global north – China, Russia, Europe, Britain, and America – in the Muslim world. We see this legacy in the flood...
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£30,00
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Republic of Arabic Letters Islam and the European Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780674975927, Harvard University Press, February 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 colour illus., 2 maps
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a pioneering community of Christian scholars laid the groundwork for the modern Western understanding of Islamic civilization. These men produced the first accurate translation of the Qur'an into a Europea...
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£25,00
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Justinianic Mosaics of Hagia Sophia and Their Aftermath
ISBN: HB: 9780884024231, Harvard University Press, November 2017
378 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 246 colour illus., 44 halftones
The architectural jewel of Constantinople is the church of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), constructed 532-537 CE. Although the edifice built by Justinian remains almost intact, only some of its original mosaics survive. In the first comprehensive study,...
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£64,00
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