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Islamism and Modernism: The Changing Discourse in Iran

by Farhang Rajaee

While many previous books have probed the causes of Iran's Islamic Revolution of 1979, few have focused on the power of religion in shaping a national identity over the decades leading up to it. Islamism and...


Women Embracing Islam: Gender and Conversion in the West

by Karin van Nieuwkerk

Many Westerners view Islam as a religion that restricts and subordinates women in both private and public life. Yet a surprising number of women in Western Europe and America are converting to Islam. What attracts...


American Muslim Women, Religious Authority, and Activism: More Than a Prayer

by Juliane Hammer

Following the events of September 11, 2001, American Muslims found themselves under unprecedented scrutiny. Muslim communities in the United States suffered from negative representations of their religion, but...


Realm of the Saint: Power and Authority in Moroccan Sufism

by Vincent J. Cornell

In premodern Moroccan Sufism, sainthood involved not only a closeness to the Divine presence (walaya) but also the exercise of worldly authority (wilaya). The Moroccan Jazuliyya Sufi order used the doctrine...


Torah Today: A Renewed Encounter with Scripture

by Pinchas H. Peli & Harold M. Schulweis

The central element of Jewish worship is the yearly cycle of reading the first five books of the Bible, the Five Books of Moses, called the Torah in Hebrew. Torah Today, a compilation of fifty-four essays that...


Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh

by Susan A. Spectorsky

While western-derived legal codes have superseded Islamic law in many parts of the Muslim world, Islamic, Koran-based law still retains its force in the area of marriage and family relations, the area that is...


The Word of Islam

by John Alden Williams

Since the 1970s, Islam has been undergoing a tremendous resurgence throughout the world. This resurgence has often been labeled "Islamic fundamentalism" by the media, but it includes believers of every persuasion,...


The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual: Devotional Practices of Pakistan and India

by Shemeem Burney Abbas & Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

The female voice plays a more central role in Sufi ritual, especially in the singing of devotional poetry, than in almost any other area of Muslim culture. Female singers perform sufiana-kalam, or mystical poetry,...


The Women of Karbala: Ritual Performance and Symbolic Discourses in Modern Shi'i Islam

by Kamran Scot Aghaie

Commemorating the Battle of Karbala, in which the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Hosayn and seventy-two of his family members and supporters were martyred in 680 CE, is the central religious observance of Shi'i...


Muslim Women Activists in North America: Speaking for Ourselves

by Katherine Bullock

In the eyes of many Westerners, Muslim women are hidden behind a veil of negative stereotypes that portray them as either oppressed, subservient wives and daughters or, more recently, as potential terrorists....


Islam: Origin and Belief

by Emory C. Bogle

Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world today. An understanding of its beliefs and practices has become essential knowledge not only for religious and political leaders but also for ordinary citizens...


Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an

by Asma Barlas

Does Islam call for the oppression of women? Non-Muslims point to the subjugation of women that occurs in many Muslim countries, especially those that claim to be "Islamic," while many Muslims read the Qur'an...


The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith After the Holocaust

by Edward Feld

Helps the modern reader understand events that span almost 4,000 years of the history of Judaism and the Jewish people. This profound and engaging meditation opens the way to a powerful new understanding of...


Key Concepts in Practice of Sufism Vol 2

by Fethullah Gulen

his second compelling volume includes an introduction to the heart and its dynamics, as well as detailed examination of such concepts as freedom, altruism, wisdom, sainthood, intoxication and sobriety, wakefullness,...


The Pages In Between: A Holocaust Legacy of Two Families, One Home

by Erin Einhorn

In a unique, intensely moving memoir, Erin Einhorn finds the family in Poland who saved her mother from the holocaust. But instead of a joyful reunion, Erin unearths a dispute that forces her to navigate the...


Sufis and Anti-Sufis: The Defence, Rethinking and Rejection of Sufism in the Modern World

by Elizabeth Sirriyeh

Despite its continuing appeal in the Muslim world, Sufism has faced fierce challenges in the last 250 years. This volume assesses the evolution of anti-Sufism since the middle of the eighteenth century and Sufi...


The Koran

by Alan Jones

The Koran, the holy scripture of Islam, is the record of Muhammad's oral teaching delivered between the years immediately preceding the Hegira in AD 622 and the Prophet's death in AD 632. It has exerted untold...


Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

by Maud S. Mandel

This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in France, challenging the belief that rising anti-Semitism in France is rooted solely in the unfolding crisis...


Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam

by Patricia Crone

This work is a well-researched refutation of the commonly held belief that, at the inception of Islam, Mecca was a trading center thriving on the export of spices to the Mediterranean. This digital edition was...


Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

by Garth Fowden

Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of Antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late Antiquity over the last fifty years, even generous...