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Discovering the Quran 2ND Edition Contemporary A
Discovering the Quran 2ND Edition Contemporary A
by Neal Robinson
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The latest edition of Discovering the Qur'an includes a new preface by the author. Used by students around the world as a reliable guide to reading a translation of the Qur'an, it shows how the Qur'an is experienced by Muslims, describing the rhythmic... (read more)

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Politics of Piety : Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject (05 Edition)
Politics of Piety : Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject (05 Edition)
by Saba Mahmood
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Politics of Piety is a groundbreaking analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt. Unlike those organized Islamist activities that seek to seize or... (read more)

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Islamic Art and Visual Culture: an Anthology of Sources (11 Edition)
Islamic Art and Visual Culture: an Anthology of Sources (11 Edition)
by D. Fairchild R
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Islamic Art and Visual Culture is a collection of primary sources in translation accompanied by clear and concise introductory essays that provide unique insights into the aesthetic and cultural history of one of the world's major religions.Collects... (read more)

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The Shambhala Guide to Sufism
The Shambhala Guide to Sufism
by Carl W Ernst
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The soaring voice of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the ecstatic dance of the Whirling Dervishes, the rapturous verse of Jalaluddin Rumi—all are expressions of Sufism, often regarded as the mystical tradition of Islam. Who are the Sufis? They are more than... (read more)

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Islamic World (Cambridge Illustrated History)
Islamic World (Cambridge Illustrated History)
by Francis Robinson
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Islamic peoples account for one fifth of the world's population and yet there is widespread misunderstanding in the West of what Islam really is. Francis Robinson and his team set out to address this, revealing the complex and sometimes contrary nature... (read more)

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Qur'an: With a Phrase-by-phrase English Translation (07 Edition)
Qur'an: With a Phrase-by-phrase English Translation (07 Edition)
by Ali Quili Qar'ai
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With The Qur'an, Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an presents a new phrase-by-phrase translation of the Holy Qur'an. This title includes the original Arabic text alongside the English translation, as well as a note from the publisher and a preface by the translator... (read more)

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Quiet Revolution (11 Edition)
Quiet Revolution (11 Edition)
by Leila Ahmed
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Selected by the ALA for the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf on Muslim Journeys project http://yalepress.wordpress.com/2011/10/06/leila-ahmed-on-the-history-of-the... (read more)

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Ibn 'abbad of Ronda : Letters on the Sufi Path (86 Edition)
Ibn 'abbad of Ronda : Letters on the Sufi Path (86 Edition)
by John (translator) Renard
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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!<P>In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American... (read more)

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Inside the Gender Jihad : Women's Reform in Islam (06 Edition)
Inside the Gender Jihad : Women's Reform in Islam (06 Edition)
by Amina Wadud
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An examination of the efforts of Muslim women throughout the world to acquire equal status while preserving Muslim ideals is an introduction to the feminist movement in Islam that addresses such issues as the state of Muslim women's studies as a... (read more)

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Discovering Islam : Making Sense of Muslim History and Society (Rev 02 Edition)
Discovering Islam : Making Sense of Muslim History and Society (Rev 02 Edition)
by Akbar Ahmed
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Now reissued with a new introduction, Discovering Islam is a classic account of how the history of Islam and its relations with the west have shaped Islamic society today. Islam is often caricatured as aggressive and fanatic. Written in the tradition of... (read more)

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Historical Atlas of the Islamic World (05 Edition)
Historical Atlas of the Islamic World (05 Edition)
by David Nicolle
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This book provides a comprehensive description of Islam's long and dynamic history.... (read more)

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Koran (05 Edition)
Koran (05 Edition)
by J.m. (translator) Rodwell
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A guide to daily life, the Koran is considered the finest work of Arabic prose in existence. This accessible translation restores the traditional ordering of the chapters, which deal with God as creator, the role of Muhammad as God's messenger, as well... (read more)

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Qur'an and West (06 Edition)
Qur'an and West (06 Edition)
by Gragg
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?[Cragg's book] contains material to provide endless discussion among educated readers who are concerned with interfaith and inter-cultural understanding, as well as those interested in the study of religion in general."&#8212Tamara Sonn, Wm. R... (read more)

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Islam and Modern World : Global Studies (06 Edition)
Islam and Modern World : Global Studies (06 Edition)
by Husain Mir Zohair
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The Global Studies series is designed to provide comprehensive background information and selected world press articles on the regions and countries of the world. This edition of Global Studies: Islam and the Muslim World is a mini-encyclopedia on the... (read more)

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Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective
Qur'an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman's Perspective
by Amin Wadud
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Fourteen centuries of Islamic thought have produced a legacy of interpretive readings of the Qu'ran written almost entirely by men. Now, with Qu'ran and Woman, Amina Wadud provides a first interpretive reading by a woman, a reading which validates the... (read more)

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Giving the Sense (04 Edition)
Giving the Sense (04 Edition)
by Howard
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A unique collection of Old Testament essays designed to supplement courses on the History of Israel. This collection of essays surveys the four major periods of Israel's history and explores the theological, literary, historical, and archaeological... (read more)

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Islam : Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics and Power (96 Edition)
Islam : Its Prophet, Peoples, Politics and Power (96 Edition)
by George W. Jr. Braswell
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This book is essential reading for anyone who desires a complete, balanced view of Islam beyond what appears on the nightly news, Written from a western Christian viewpoint, but with a detailed first-hand knowledge of Muslim life, Islam: Its Prophet... (read more)

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Unveiled : One Woman's Nightmare in Iran (95 Edition)
Unveiled : One Woman's Nightmare in Iran (95 Edition)
by Cherry Mosteshar
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She was trapped behind the veil of hell Attractive exucated in Oxdord, and a respected journalist, Cherry Mosteshar seemed the last woman likely to become a terrified Islamic bride; beaten if a wisp of hair showed from beneath her head scarf, forbidden... (read more)

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Blindfold Horse : Memories of a Persian Childhood (04 Edition)
Blindfold Horse : Memories of a Persian Childhood (04 Edition)
by Shusha Guppy
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Decades before the Iranian revolution of 1979, which placed the country under a repressive religious rule, Shusha Guppy grew up in a Persia delicately balanced between traditional Islamic life and the transforming forces of westernization. In this... (read more)

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Koran (92 Edition)
Koran (92 Edition)
by M. (trans.) Pickthall
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While in the service of India’s Nizam of Hyderabad, Marmaduke Pickthall converted to Islam and, with the help of Muslim theologians and linguists, produced this clear and lovingly precise English interpretation of the Holy Koran. His work is... (read more)

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