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A History of the Encyclopaedia of Islam (Resources in Arabic and Islamic Studies)
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ean: 9781948488044, isbn: 1948488043,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
The first two editions of the Encyclopaedia of Islam remain the leading resources in the field of Arabic and Islamic Studies. In this volume, Peri Bearman--the only scholar who was both an in-house editor at Brill, the publishing house that for over ...
Without Roots: The West, Relativism, Christianity, Islam
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sku: XX-131-QI-15500B1, ean: 9780465006342, isbn: 0465006345,
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Can a civilization exist without any sense of the sacred? That is the question at the heart of Without Roots, which was born of a dialogue between Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, and Marcello Pera, president of the Italian Senate. On May 13,...
Arguing Sainthood: Modernity, Psychoanalysis, and Islam
By Brand: Duke University Press Books
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ean: 9780822320241, isbn: 082232024X,
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In Arguing Sainthood, Katherine Pratt Ewing examines Sufi religious meanings and practices in Pakistan and their relation to the Westernizing influences of modernity and the shaping of the postcolonial self. Using both anthropological fieldwork and p...
Islam in the Middle East: A Living Tradition
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ean: 9781405116039, isbn: 140511603X,
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This concise book offers a nuanced introduction to Islam in theMiddle East. It presentsIslam as both a unified tradition oftheological dogma and practices that transcends culturaldifferences and as a dynamic tradition that is historicallyinformed, lo...
Islam, Politics, Anthropology
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ean: 9781444332957, isbn: 1444332953,
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Part of The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute SpecialIssue Book Series, Islam, Politics, Anthropology offerscritical reflections on past and current studies of Islam andpolitics in anthropology and charts new analytical approaches toexam...
The Unknown Face of Islam: Circassians in Israel
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781590565025, isbn: 1590565029,
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Kfar Kama, a small village near the biblical Mt. Tabor in the lower Galilee region of Israel, attracts no special attention at first sight. However, a closer look reveals a unique community of people whose origins are in the mountains of Caucasia--pr...
The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan
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ean: 9780745329901, isbn: 074532990X,
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The State of Islam tells the story of Pakistan through the lens of the Cold War, and more recently the War on Terror, to shed light on the domestic and international processes behind the global rise of militant Islam. Unlike existing scholarship on n...
Jihad Beyond Islam
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mpn: bibliography, index, ean: 9781845201586, isbn: 1845201582,
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'Jihad' is a highly charged word. Often mistranslated as 'Holy War', it has become synonymous with terrorism. Current political events have entirely failed to take account of the subtlety and complexity of jihad. Like many concepts with a long histor...
Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility
By Cornell University Press
ean: 9781501727856, isbn: 1501727850,
Improvisational Islam is about novel and unexpected ways of being Muslim, where religious dispositions are achieved through techniques that have little or no precedent in classical Islamic texts or concepts. Nur Amali Ibrahim foregrounds two distinct...
The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226726151, isbn: 0226726150,
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Having worked for several decades in North Africa, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen is uniquely placed to ask what factors contribute to the continuity and changes characterizing the present-day Muslim world. In The Culture of Islam, he brings his erudi...
Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology
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ean: 9780739188316, isbn: 0739188313,
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Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology by Erich Kolig analyzes the salient characteristics of Islam and contemporary Muslim society from the perspective of traditional cultural anthropology. Gender issues, the headscarf and veiling, alcohol and ...
Islam in America
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231109673, isbn: 0231109679,
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Most Americans are only vaguely aware of the Muslim community in the United States and know little about the religion itself, despite Islam's increasing importance in international affairs and the rapid growth in the number of Americans who call them...
Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld
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ean: 9781405129572, isbn: 1405129573,
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Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworldexplores issues of religion, nationalism, ethnicity, andglobalization through the life and work of the prominentcontemporary Indonesian artist Abdul Djalil Pirous. Presents a unique addition to the...
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