Rediscovering the Umma: Muslims in the Balkans between Nationalism and Transnationalism

In Rediscovering the Umma, Ina Merdjanova discusses the conditions and role of Islam in relation to post-Ottoman nation-building, the communist period, and post-communist developments in the Balkans, focusing in particular on the remarkable transformations experienced by Muslim communities after the end of the Cold War. Amidst multiple structural and cultural transitions, they sought to renegot

Der Koran Auflage: 4[German] free ebook

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Der Koran Auflage: 4[German]

Der Koran, die heilige Schrift der Muslime, ist ein herausragendes Zeugnis religioser Kultur. Er liegt nun in einer vollig neuen deutschen Ubersetzung des islamkundigen Theologen Hans Zirker vor. Seine Ubersetzung zeichnet sich qualitativ in mehrfacher Hinsicht aus: Sie ist philologisch auf dem neuesten Stand, d.h., die Wiedergabe wichtiger Begriffe berucksichtigt die neuesten philologischen Er

Nature, Man and God in Medieval Islam: Abd Allah Baydawi's Text, Tawali Al-Anwar Min Matali Al-Anzar

Nature, Man and God in Medieval Islam: Abd Allah Baydawi's Text, Tawali Al-Anwar Min Matali Al-Anzar, Along With Mahmud Isfahani's Commentary, Matali ... Theology, and Science)(2 Volume Set) free ebook download

 Abd Allah Baydawi's "Tawali'al-Anwar min Matal'al-Anzar" (Rays of Dawnlight Outstreaming from Far Horizons of Logical Reaso

Muslim Reformers in Iran and Turkey: The Paradox of Moderation

Moderation theory describes the process through which radical political actors develop commitments to electoral competition, political pluralism, human rights, and rule of law and come to prefer negotiation, reconciliation, and electoral politics over provocation, confrontation, and contentious action.

Revisiting this theory through an examination of two of the most prominent moderate

In Search of the Original Koran: The True History of the Revealed Text

Orthodox Muslims venerate the Koran as the sacred word of God, which they believe was literally revealed by dictation from the angel Gabriel to the prophet Muhammad. This fundamentalist attitude toward the Muslim holy book denies the possibility of error in the Koran — even though there are some fairly obvious self-contradictions, inconsistencies, and incoherent passages in the text. To j

Friends of God: Islamic Images of Piety, Commitment, and Servanthood

Prophets, saints, martyrs, sages, and seers—one of the richest repositories of lore about such exemplary religious figures belongs to the world's approximately 1.3 billion Muslims. Illuminating some of the most delightful tales in world religious literature, this engaging book is the first truly global overview of Islamic hagiography. John Renard tells of the characters beyond the Qur

Islam vs. Islamism: The Dilemma of the Muslim free ebook

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Islam vs. Islamism: The Dilemma of the Muslim

Islam vs. Islamism introduces the Islamic world's diversity, conflicts, and dilemmas—its origins, extraordinary creativity, and current crisis, the result of its unhappy encounter with Western modernity. Particular attention is given to Islamism, Islam's radically antimodern and often violent revision that is causing turmoil in the Middle East and beyond.

Islam in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Crimea free ebook

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Islam in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Crimea

Arraid, an association of Islamic organisations in Ukraine, traces its origin back to the Islamist movements in the Middle East and it has some strong family resemblance to the Muslim Brotherhood. This book offers a balanced analysis of this new phenomenon in Ukraine with the help of insights from the Social Movement Theory (SMT). By approaching Arraid and its links to the European Council for

Cases on Muslim Law of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Muslim law is an integral part of the South Asian legal system; and case law plays a major role in its interpretation, application, and development. The book provides the readers, through a judicious selection of principal judicial decisions, with an adequate number of fact situations, and gives them a clear idea of the basic principles and rules of the law and their application by the courts.