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Die Freiheit unter dem Schleier: Was der Islam zu einem by Khola Maryam Hübsch

By Khola Maryam Hübsch

Dass ausgerechnet der Islam etwas zu einem emanzipierten Frauenbild beitragen kann, scheint mehr als abwegig. Gilt doch gerade er als einer der letzten Bastionen der Unterdrückung und Entwürdigung von Frauen. Khola Maryam Hübsch wehrt sich gegen diese in ihren Augen falsche und verkürzte Sicht auf den Islam. Klug hält sie unserer Gesellschaft einen Spiegel vor: Wie frei und gleichberechtigt sind Frauen in unserer sexualisierten Gesellschaft wirklich?
Kann das Tragen eines Kopftuches - wenn es freiwillig geschieht - nicht gerade ein Zeichen für weibliche Emanzipation und Freiheit sein? Und könnte sich ein modernes islamisches Frauenbild nicht auch positiv auf das Verhältnis der Geschlechter und das Gelingen von Partnerschaften auswirken? Ein scharfsinniges und streitbares Buch, das gängige Klischees infrage stellt und neue Perspektiven auf den Islam eröffnet.

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Ghazali on the Principles of Islamic Sprituality: Selections by M. Fethullah Gülen,Aaron Spavack PhD

By M. Fethullah Gülen,Aaron Spavack PhD

The knowledge of 1 of the best students of Islam could be a significant other by yourself religious journey.

Considered by means of many to be the all time maximum pupil of Islam, Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058–1111) was once additionally one of many ideal sages of theology, philosophy and Sufism. His writings at the interrelation of legislations, theology and mysticism have been crucial in developing Sufism as a center measurement of orthodox Islamic perform. Muslim groups all internationally at the present time nonetheless base a lot in their perform of Islam on Ghazali's writings.

The 40 Foundations of Religion, Ghazali’s personal precis of his magnum opus, The Revival of the spiritual Sciences, serves as a short and robust precis of Islamic religion, worship, legislations and spirituality. It outlines the foundation of Islamic trust, the foundational concerns of formality and perform, and the nature characteristics an individual needs to domesticate and keep away from within the perfection of faith.

Now you could event the knowledge of Ghazali no matter if you haven't any past wisdom of The 40 Foundations of Religion or Islam. This SkyLight Illuminations edition—the first book of vital parts of The 40 Foundations of Religion in English—provides unique translations of chosen highlights observed by way of insightful remark that makes the middle message of this nice religious grasp proper to a person looking a balanced figuring out of Islam.

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Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea by Scott Flower

By Scott Flower

Scholars of faith and coverage makers might be shocked on the alterations taking place at the moment greatest island of the realm that straddles the most Christianised and least Christianised parts of the area. This ebook offers a correct and deeper realizing of the character of Islam in Papua New Guinea, and determines the motives and procedures of contemporary progress within the country’s Muslim inhabitants.


Combining ethnographic, sociological and historic techniques to figuring out Islam’s progress in Papua New Guinea, the ebook makes use of vast fieldwork, interviews and archival files to examine the institution, institutionalization and development of Islam in a rustic that's predominantly Christian. It analyses the explanations and methods of conversion, and provides a brand new analytical technique that may be used as a foundation for analysing Islamic conversions in different elements of the realm.


Presenting an interdisciplinary method of the examine of Islamic conversion thorough the exam of the explanations and technique of Islamic conversion in Papua New Guinea, the e-book is of curiosity to scholars and students of Asian faith, Islamic stories and Cultural Studies.

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Sharia and the Making of the Modern Egyptian: Islamic Law by Reem A. Meshal

By Reem A. Meshal

during this new research, the writer examines sijills, the authentic files of the Ottoman Islamic courts, to appreciate how sharia legislation, society, and the early-modern economic system of 16th- and seventeenth-century Ottoman Cairo on the topic of the perform of customized in settling on rulings. within the 16th century, a brand new felony and cultural orthodoxy fostered the advance of an early-modern Islam that broke new floor, giving upward push to a brand new suggestion of the citizen and his function. opposite to the present scholarly view, this paintings adopts the placement that neighborhood customized started to slash and decline as a resource of authority.

These matters resonate this present day, numerous centuries later, within the carrying on with discussions of person rights on the subject of Islamic law.

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Islamic Counselling: An Introduction to theory and practice by G. Hussein Rassool

By G. Hussein Rassool

Islamic counselling is a sort of counselling which includes spirituality into the healing strategy. in the past there has been little fabric on hand at the topic with out one agreed definition of Islamic counselling and what it comprises. There has additionally been a quickly becoming inhabitants of Muslims in Western societies with a corresponding upward push short of mental and counselling companies. Islamic Counselling: An advent to thought and practice provides a simple figuring out of Islamic counselling for counsellors and Islamic counsellors, and offers an figuring out of counselling methods congruent with Islamic ideals and practices from a faith-based standpoint.



The publication is designed as an creation for counsellors, its aim is to notify the reader approximately how the various roles of the Islamic counsellor healthy jointly in a entire means and to supply the tips that may be in all probability built-in right into a theoretical framework to be used. The e-book is split into components. part one: Context and history, and part : overview, versions and Intervention thoughts.



Islamic Counselling encompasses either present conception, examine and an know-how of the perform implications in offering applicable and powerful counselling interventions with Muslim consumers. it will likely be crucial interpreting for either execs and scholars alike.

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Sasanian Era, The (Idea of Iran) by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis,Sarah Stewart

By Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis,Sarah Stewart

This most up-to-date quantity within the concept of Iran sequence concentrates at the Sasanian interval. Seizing strength from the former dynasty - the Parthians - the Sasanians governed Iran and lots of the historic close to East from 224 till 642 CE.
They are rather attention-grabbing as a result of their adherence to Zoroastrianism, an historical dualistic Iranian faith named after the prophet Zarathustra (or, in Greek, Zoroaster). The Sasanians expressed the divine point in their rule in a number of kinds, akin to on cash, rock reliefs and silver plates, and structure and the humanities flourished lower than their aegis. Sasanian army good fortune introduced them into clash with Rome, and later Byzantium. Their empire ultimately collapsed less than the strength of the Arab military in advert 642, while Zoroastrianism used to be changed with Islam. enticing with the entire significant facets of Sasanian tradition, twelve eminent students handle matters which come with: early Sasanian paintings and iconography; early Sasanian coinage; faith and identification within the Sasanian empire; later Sasanian orality and literacy; and nation and society in overdue vintage Iran. the amount in query arguably includes the main entire and complete remedy of the Sasanian civilization but to be released in English.

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The Cup, the Gun and the Crescent: Social Welfare and Civil by Sara Ashencaen Crabtree,Jonathan Parker,Aslinda Asman

By Sara Ashencaen Crabtree,Jonathan Parker,Aslinda Asman

This booklet considers advancements in social and welfare coverage in Islamic international locations from an indigenous and educational point of view, instead of throughout the hegemonic lens of Western social coverage. participants from around the Islamic global describe various responses to the demanding situations of globalisation, socio-religio-political advancements, and infrequently of vital degrees of civil conflict.

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Hadith: Muhammad's Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World by Jonathan A.C. Brown

By Jonathan A.C. Brown

Contrary to renowned opinion, the majority of Islamic legislation doesn't come from the Qur’an yet quite from hadith, first-hand experiences of the prophet Muhammad’s phrases and deeds, handed from new release to new release. even if, with various debts frequently simply devoted to paper a century after the dying of Muhammad, Islamic students, earlier and current, were confronted with advanced questions of old authenticity.

Informative and available, this wide-ranging creation offers a close exploration of the gathering and feedback of hadith and examines the debate surrounding its position in sleek Islam. entire with a thesaurus, vast bibliography, and necessary diagrams, Hadith is ideally fitted to scholars, students, and the final reader attracted to this severe portion of Islam.

Jonathan A.C. Brown is Assistant Professor of Arabic and Islamic reports, collage of Washington, Seattle. he's the writer of Muhammad: a truly brief Introduction.

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Le miroir du prince et le conseil au roi (Revivification des by Abu Hamid ALGHAZALI

By Abu Hamid ALGHAZALI

Cet ouvrage fut adressé au roi Muhammad b. Malikshâh, gouverneur Seljoukide qui désirait prendre connaissance de cette œuvre initialement rédigée en persan. Plus qu'un traité politique, cet ouvrage possède une measurement proprement spirituelle automobile les principes de concordance qui y sont mentionnés sont également valables dans d'autres cadres que celui de los angeles royauté. L'exemple des prophètes demeure le modèle incontournable et immuable ; l'on obtient de son peuple ce que l'on accorde au Seigneur de l'univers. Ainsi, tout pouvoir, qu'il soit royal ou familial dans le cas d'un père de famille, est un provider. En ce sens, nous pouvons constater l. a. communauté d'orientation et de self-discipline avec des agencies occidentales comme celle des Compagnons du devoir dont le devoir est justement « Ni se servir, ni asservir, mais servir ». L'adage islamique dit lui : celui qui est au carrier d'un peuple en est son véritable souverain ! Pour mémoire, l'époque de rédaction de cette œuvre fut celle des premières Croisades donc celle de los angeles rencontre entre l'Orient islamique et l'Occident chrétien.

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Crucifixion: Fact or Fiction?: An Investigation of by Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh

By Seyed Mostafa Azmayesh

Jesus Christ – “Soul of God” – had a “contemporary double”. This “son of guy” used to be additionally named Jesus. He used to be additionally born in Jerusalem round thousand years in the past, in a Jewish family members. He used to be additionally a son of folks named as Mary and Joseph. He had additionally a brother named James. He additionally knew a lady often called Mary Magdalena, and a guy named Judas. there have been many similarities among Jesus, son of Mary, and his double.
When Jesus (son of Mary) was once claimed by means of St. John the Baptist to be “Christ”, and his enemies desired to dispose of John the Baptist and Jesus Christ, the double of Jesus made up our minds to sacrifice his lifestyles for his grasp so that his grasp may perhaps in achieving his divine mission.
The contemporary discovery of an outdated Jewish relations tomb in Jerusalem fits with the reason of an previous Persian publication named Tarikh Bal’arni (Bal’ami’s publication of history”) which discusses a moment Jesus who was once a modern of Jesus Christ and who used to be crucified in his place..

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