View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Islamic Studies Series


32 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Muslim Women in Britain: De-Mystifying the Muslimah

Muslim Women in Britain: De-Mystifying the Muslimah

1st Edition

Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor
May 30, 2014

Perceptions of Muslim women in Western society have been shaped by historical and sociological conditions such as colonialism, patriarchy and Orientalism. In Muslim Women in Britain, Sariya Contractor seeks to reinstate the Muslimah as a storyteller who tells her own story. An exploration of the...

Early Orientalism: Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power

Early Orientalism: Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power

1st Edition

Ivan Kalmar
March 21, 2014

The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under...

Muslim Women Online: Faith and Identity in Virtual Space

Muslim Women Online: Faith and Identity in Virtual Space

1st Edition

Anna Piela
March 10, 2014

While issues surrounding Muslim women are common in the international media, the voices of Muslim women themselves are largely absent from media coverage and despite the rapidly increasing presence of Muslim women in online groups and discussions, it is still a relatively unexplored topic.This book...

Political Liberalism in Muslim Societies

Political Liberalism in Muslim Societies

1st Edition

Fevzi Bilgin
March 10, 2014

Having survived the process of modernization and reasserted themselves in public life, religious traditions play an increasingly important public role in shaping and defining social institutions and interactions. This book examines Rawls’s theory of political liberalism in the context of ...

Shari'a Compliant Microfinance

Shari'a Compliant Microfinance

1st Edition

S. Nazim Ali
March 10, 2014

In the recent past, Islamic finance has made an impressive case on the banking scene by becoming an alternative to the popular conventional financial systems, spurring a lively academic debate on how the Islamic finance industry can expand its services to cover the poor. Several propositions have...

The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities

The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities

1st Edition

Paul Morris, William Shepard, Paul Trebilco, Toni Tidswell
November 25, 2013

Public interest in the religion of Islam and in Muslim communities in recent years has generated an impetus for Western Universities to establish an array of Institutes and programs dedicated to the study of Islam. Despite the growth in number of programs dedicated to this study, very little...

Islam in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

Islam in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

1st Edition

Göran Larsson
February 27, 2013

Although Muslims are now an important presence in Europe, little is known about the Muslim communities that exist in the Nordic and Baltic regions of Europe. This is the first comprehensive and detailed study of the history, context and development of Islamic institutions and Muslim groups in...

Producing Islamic Knowledge: Transmission and dissemination in Western Europe

Producing Islamic Knowledge: Transmission and dissemination in Western Europe

1st Edition

Martin van Bruinessen, Stefano Allievi
September 13, 2012

How do Muslims in Europe acquire discursive and practical knowledge of Islam? How are conceptions of Islamic beliefs, values and practices transmitted and how do they change? Who are the authorities on these issues that Muslims listen to? How do new Muslim discourses emerge in response to the...

Islam and Disability: Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence

Islam and Disability: Perspectives in Theology and Jurisprudence

1st Edition

Mohammed Ghaly
October 01, 2010

This book explores the position of Islamic theology and jurisprudence towards people with disabilities. It investigates how early and modern Muslim scholars tried to reconcile their existence with the concept of a merciful God, and also looks at how people with disabilities might live a dignified...

Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation

Historians, State and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation

1st Edition

Anthony Gorman
July 29, 2010

This book deals with the relationship between historical scholarship and politics in twentieth century Egypt. It examines the changing roles of the academic historian, the university system, the state and non-academic scholarship and the tension between them in contesting the modern history of...

Interest in Islamic Economics: Understanding Riba

Interest in Islamic Economics: Understanding Riba

1st Edition

Abdulkader Thomas
June 23, 2010

With Islamic banking gradually becoming a more influential factor in the West, an analysis of the concept of riba – a definition of which is not given in the Qur’an – is long overdue. This text presents readers with various interpretations of this Islamic economic concept – generally perceived as ‘...

Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations: Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir

Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations: Modern Egyptian Thinkers on al-damir

1st Edition

Oddbjørn Leirvik
June 23, 2010

Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations puts forward a discussion of how the notion of conscience may unite Muslim and Christians across religious divides, as well as examining the relation between selfhood and otherness in interfaith dialogue. The author explores how the notion...

AJAX loader