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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

History; Islam

Hardback

Why and how Islam must reform and join the modern world As the world reels from the Charlie Hebdo related murders, Ayaan Hirsi... [more]

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Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today

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Faces of Muhammad: Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the...

John Tolan

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Islam; Islamic theology; Advocate - Religion

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Heretic and impostor or reformer and statesman? The contradictory Western visions of Muhammad In European culture, Muhammad... [more]

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

David B. Edwards

History; Islam; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Terrorism, armed struggle

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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? In this... [more]

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Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

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Sufism: A New History of Islamic Mysticism

Alexander Knysh

Religion & beliefs; Sufism & Islamic mysticism

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A pathbreaking history of Sufism, from the earliest centuries of Islam to the present After centuries as the most important... [more]

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Which Islam? Whose Islam? and Other Essays

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Which Islam? Whose Islam? and Other Essays

Zuhdi Jasser

Religion & beliefs; Islam

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Islamists know that the greatest threat to their supremacist program is when we advance the ideas of liberty, freedom, and... [more]

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Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750

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Useful Enemies: Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought,...

Noel Malcolm

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Interfaith relations; Islam; International relations

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Based the author's Carlyle lectures, Useful Enemies explores the theme of Western ideas of Islam and the Ottoman empire across... [more]

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

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God is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran

Navid Kermani

Religion & beliefs; The Koran; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts

Paperback

The melodious recitation of the Quran is a fundamental aesthetic experience for Muslims, and the start of a compelling journey... [more]

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

Tim Mackintosh-Smith

History; General & world history; Middle Eastern history; History of religion; Islam

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A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone... [more]

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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims

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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims...

Mustafa Akyol

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Islamic studies

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The intriguing connection between Christianity and Islam, through the lost heresy of Jewish Christianity. [more]

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The Prophet Muhammad: How Islam was Born

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The Prophet Muhammad: How Islam was Born

Barnaby Rogerson

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies

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Barnaby Rogerson tells the story of the Prophet Muhammad, the divinely inspired founder of Islam, and asks how an illiterate... [more]

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities

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The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History...

Violet Moller

History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography; Christianity; Islam

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A vibrant and evocative account of how the great scientific ideas of the ancient world were lost and found. [more]

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Rabi'a From Narrative to Myth: The Many Faces of Islam's Most Famous Woman Saint, Rabi`a al-`Adawiyya

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Rabi'a From Narrative to Myth: The Many Faces of Islam's Most Famous Woman...

Rkia Elaroui Cornell

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Sufism & Islamic mysticism; Islamic studies

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A groundbreaking study of how Rabi`a has been portrayed in Sufi, Islamic and secular literature from medieval to modern times... [more]

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Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History

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Longing for the Lost Caliphate: A Transregional History

Mona Hassan

History; Middle Eastern history; Islam; Islamic studies

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In the United States and Europe, the word caliphate has conjured historically romantic and increasingly pernicious associations.... [more]

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

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Revival from Below: The Deoband Movement and Global Islam

Brannon D. Ingram

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Sufism & Islamic mysticism

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The Deoband movement - a revivalist movement within Sunni Islam that quickly spread from colonial India to Pakistan, Afghanistan,... [more]

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God in the Qur'an

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God in the Qur'an

Jack Miles

Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; The Koran

Hardback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf --Title page verso. [more]

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The Handy Concordance of the Quran

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The Handy Concordance of the Quran

Aurang Zeb Azmi

Religion & beliefs; The Koran

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The Handy Concordance of the Quran is a thorough and comprehensive guide to the study of the Holy Quran. If may be used to... [more]

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An Imaginary Racism: Islamophobia and Guilt

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An Imaginary Racism: Islamophobia and Guilt

Pascal Bruckner

Islam; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Religious & theocratic ideologies

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Islamophobia is a term that has existed since the 19th century. But in recent decades, argues Pascal Bruckner in his controversial... [more]

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The House of Islam: A Global History

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The House of Islam: A Global History

Ed Husain

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Politics & government

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'Not just timely but important too. Ed Husain does not just set out the fundamentals of Islam as a religion but explains how... [more]

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The Returned: They Left to Wage Jihad, Now They're Back

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The Returned: They Left to Wage Jihad, Now They're Back

David Thomson

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islam; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

Since 2012, hundreds of men and women have left Western countries to join jihadist groups fighting in Syria. Many are still... [more]

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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason

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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason...

Christopher de Bellaigue

Religion & beliefs; Islam

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017'An eye-opening, well-written and very timely book' Yuval Noah Harari'The best... [more]

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

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Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

Chase F. Robinson

History; General & world history; History of religion; Islam; Islamic studies

Paperback

An accessible introduction to pre-modern Islam, showcasing the individuals - caliphs, law-makers, theologians, poets, mystics... [more]

$19.99

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring stories from the new generation of Australian Muslim women

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Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring stories from the new generation of Australian...

Nadia Jamal

History; Islamic life & practice; Gender studies: women; Islamic studies

Paperback

Nadia Jamal takes us inside the lives of ordinary Muslim women from around Australia, showing how they find ways to stay true... [more]

$29.99

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)...

Caroline Williams

Religious buildings; History of religion; Islam; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

A new, fully revised edition of this perennially popular guide to Cairo's Islamic monuments [more]

$54.99

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Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition

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Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition

Omid Safi

Poetry by individual poets; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Islam

Hardback

This stunning collection showcases the love poetry and mystical teachings at the heart of the Islamic tradition in accurate... [more]

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Women are the Future of Islam

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Women are the Future of Islam

Sherin Khankan

Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Islamic life & practice; Sufism & Islamic mysticism; Islamic studies

Hardback

The future of Islam is female Named one of the BBC's 100 Women of 2016, and the subject of interviews in both The Times and... [more]

$32.99

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