Category: Islam

  • Le Coran au féminin: La femme, le diable et le désir by Colette Juilliard

    By Colette Juilliard

    Cet essai suggest du Coran, des Hadiths et de los angeles Charia une lecture froide de femme - et de femme occidentale - pour emmener le lecteur au coeur des textes sacrés qui tournent tous, effectivement, autour du désir incarné par los angeles femme. motor vehicle c'est cette peur du désir qui a présidé à leur rédaction, privant ainsi l'homme de sa meilleure moitié, l'obligeant à assumer le rôle de juge et partie à l. a. fois: ne serait-il pas temps alors d'entreprendre une révision, déchirante sans doute, mais absolument nécessaire, des textes sacrés qui l. a. maintiennent en état d'infériorité ?
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  • The Venture of Islam, Volume 2: The Expansion of Islam in by Marshall G. S. Hodgson

    By Marshall G. S. Hodgson

    The enterprise of Islam has been commemorated as a magisterial paintings of the brain due to the fact its book in early 1975. during this three-volume research, illustrated with charts and maps, Hodgson lines and translates the ancient improvement of Islamic civilization from prior to the start of Muhammad to the center of the 20th century. This paintings grew out of the well-known path on Islamic civilization that Hodgson created and taught for a few years on the college of Chicago.

    In the second one paintings of this three-volume set, Hodgson investigates the institution of a global Islamic civilization via approximately 1500. This features a theoretical dialogue of cultural patterning within the Islamic global and the Occident.

    "This is a nonpareil paintings, not just due to its command of its topic but in addition since it demonstrates how, preferably, heritage could be written."—The New Yorker

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  • Muslim Women in Law and Society: Annotated translation of by Ronak Husni,Daniel L. Newman

    By Ronak Husni,Daniel L. Newman

    An tremendous well timed translation of a seminal textual content at the position of ladies in Muslim society by means of the early 20th century philosopher al Taher al-Haddad. regarded as one of many first feminist works in Arab literature, this e-book might be of substantial curiosity to students of an early "feminist" tract coming from a Muslim in Arab society. provided the 2008 "World Award of the President of the Republic of Tunisia for Islamic Studies"

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  • The African Christian and Islam by John Azumah,Lamin Sanneh,Abraham Akrong,Elom Dovlo

    By John Azumah,Lamin Sanneh,Abraham Akrong,Elom Dovlo

    throughout the summer time of 2010 Ghana performed host to the 1st ever convention held inside Africa to concentration completely at the courting of the African Christian and Islam. the development used to be led via John Azumah in partnership with the heart of Early African Theology. The convention, chaired by means of Archbishop John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja welcomed over 50 members from throughout 27 African nations and a number of other denominations. This publication is a suite of the papers offered by way of 22 of the delegates forming a ancient survey and thematic evaluate of the African Christian and Islam. additionally, key details at the creation, unfold and engagement of Islam and Christianity inside of nine African nations is gifted. The booklet closes with Biblical reflections that opened on a daily basis of the convention, delivering beneficial examples of Christians analyzing the Bible in connection with Islam.
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    By Yunus Emre,Paul Smith



    Translation, creation Paul Smith

    Yunus Emre (d. 132o) is taken into account some of the most very important Turkish poets having an exceptional effect on Turkish literature from his personal time until eventually this day. His poems hindrance divine love in addition to human love of the Divine as God and the best grasp, liked, good friend and human future and weak point. Little is understood of his existence except he turned a Sufi dervish excellent grasp (Qutub). a latest of Rumi, it's advised the 2 nice souls met: Rumi requested Yunus what he considered his large paintings, the Mesnevi. Yunus stated, “Excellent! yet i might have performed it differently.” shocked, Rumi requested how. Yunus spoke back, “I’d have written, ‘I got here from the everlasting, clothed myself in flesh, took the identify Yunus.’” This illustrates his uncomplicated process that has made him enjoyed through many. this is the biggest collection of his poems translated into English quite often within the kind of the gazel that he frequently used. the right kind rhyme-structure has been saved in addition to the sweetness and that means of those attractive, mystical poems. integrated… an creation on his lifestyles & occasions and the shape and background & functionality of the gazel and a bankruptcy on Sufism & Poetry, Turkish Poetry and the Turkish Language, Bibliography. Pages 237 in paperback.


    “It isn't a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote the sort of masterpiece encouraged through the author of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
    “Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off through heart.
    “Smith has most likely prepare the best selection of literary proof and historical past pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).

    Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish and different languages… together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Baba Farid, Mu’in, Lalla Ded and others and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books, performs and screenplays.
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  • Islamic Revivalism in Syria: The Rise and Fall of Ba'thist by Line Khatib

    By Line Khatib

    Contemporary experiences on Syria suppose that the country’s Ba’thist regime has been potent in subduing its Islamic competition, putting Syria at odds with the center East’s better tendencies of emerging Islamic activism and the eclipse of secular ideologies because the basic resource of political activism. but this assumption founders whilst faced with the transparent resurgence in Islamic militantism within the state for the reason that 2004.

    This e-book examines Syria’s present political fact as regards its Islamic stream, describing the country’s contemporary Islamic teams – fairly their social profile and beliefs – and supplying an evidence in their resurgence. The research focuses on:

    • Who are today’s Syrian Islamic teams?

    • Why and the way are they re-emerging after 22 years of relative silence as a massive socio-economic and political strength?

    • How is the Syrian nation facing their re-emergence in mild of Syria’s secularism and ideologically assorted society?

    Bridging quarter reports, Islamic reports, and political technological know-how, this publication should be an immense reference for these operating in the fields of Comparative Politics, Political economic system, and center japanese stories.

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  • Understanding the Threat of Radical Islam by Frank Salvato

    By Frank Salvato

    The occasions of September eleven, 2001 replaced our state, and the area, without end. For our country, those assaults signaled the conclusion of the essential fight for this iteration. A clash now not among international locations whose borders are delineated on a map or among teams of countries diametrically adverse of their political philosophies, yet a clash of ideologies transcending well-known borders. knowing the specter of Radical Islam offers a cursory exam of violent Islamism and the way this radical ideology threatens Western Civilization; excellent as an advent to the problem or for domestic schooling
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  • Ibn 'Arabi: Heir to the Prophets (Makers of the Muslim by William C. Chittick

    By William C. Chittick

    The significance of Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi (1165-1240) for Islamic mysticism lies within the incontrovertible fact that he used to be a speculative philosopher of the top order, albeit diffuse and tough to appreciate. His important doctrine is the harmony of all life. during this textual content, William Chittick explores how, throughout the paintings of Ibn Al-Arabi, Sufism strikes clear of anguished and ascetic searchings of the guts and judgment of right and wrong and turns into an issue of speculative philsophy and theosophy.
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  • The Enlightened Sayings of Hazrat 'Ali by Hazrat 'Ali,Paul Smith

    By Hazrat 'Ali,Paul Smith


    The correct Hand of the Prophet

    Translation & creation by means of Paul Smith

    Hazrat ‘Ali (598-661) was once Prophet Mohammed’s nephew, son-in-law and favorite and was once the 1st Imam of the Shi’ites and the fourth of the real caliphs of the Sunnis. Sufi Masters think in Ali as one of many ‘Seven nice Ones’ within the first iteration of academics and lots of in orders of Dervishes hint their religious ancestry again to him. Hazrat Ali’s sayings are released as Nahj al-Balagh or ‘The height of Experience’… a treasury of knowledge and divine grace. it's acknowledged that he wrote the unique Koran in his personal blood as Prophet Mohammed gave it. He additionally composed a Divan of enlightened poetry and one in every of his vital, profound ghazals is translated within the creation on his existence, occasions & Works to this e-book. Pages 260.


    “It isn't really a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote one of these masterpiece encouraged via the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
    “Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
    “Smith has most likely prepare the best selection of literary evidence and background relating Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).

    Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets from the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Hindi, Pashtu and different languages together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Lalla Ded, Baba Farid, Shah Latif, Mahsati, Makhfi, Mu’in. Majnun, Mansur Hallaj, Abu Sa’id, Sarmad and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, children’s books, performs, biographies and a dozen screenplays.
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  • Issues in Islamic Law: Volume II: 2 by MashoodA. Baderin

    By MashoodA. Baderin

    Islamic sizeable legislations, another way known as branches of the legislations (furu? al-fiqh), covers the textual provisions and jurisprudential rulings on the subject of particular transactions less than Islamic legislations. it really is to Islamic major legislations that the foundations of Islamic criminal concept are utilized. the connection among Islamic felony conception and Islamic noticeable legislations is metaphorically defined by way of Islamic jurists as a strategy of ?cultivation? (istithmar), wherein the certified jurist (mujtahid), because the ?cultivator?, makes use of proper principles of felony conception to reap the significant legislations on particular concerns in kind of ?fruits? (thamarat) from the assets. The articles during this quantity have interaction seriously with chosen significant matters in Islamic legislations, together with kin legislation; legislation of inheritance; legislation of economic transactions; felony legislations; judicial technique; and overseas legislation (al-siyar). those parts of great legislation were chosen as a result of their modern relevance and alertness in numerous elements of the Muslim international this present day. the amount positive aspects an introductory assessment of the topic in addition to a accomplished bibliography to assist additional research.
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