By Tim Rayborn
This wide-ranging learn contains such themes because the history to the 1st campaign, the Knights Templar, Bernard of Clairvaux, the Cistercian Order, the works of Peter the Venerable, apocalyptic hopes and fears, and martyrdom within the context of Christian conflicts with Islam. concentrating on French monastic writings, the ebook additionally examines papal records, Spanish polemics, campaign chronicles, and different works. this can be a survey of study on those vital matters, and serves as either a reference paintings and some degree of departure for extra study.
By Leon Goldsmith
But used to be Alawite heritage relatively a continuing story of oppression and used to be the Syrian rebellion of 2011 quite an existential hazard to the Alawites? This publication surveys Alawite background from the sect's inception in Abbasid Iraq as much as the beginning of the rebellion in 2011. The publication exhibits how Alawite id and political behaviour were formed by way of a cycle of lack of confidence that has avoided the crowd from attaining both real social integration or long-term safeguard. instead of being the gravest probability but to the sect, the Syrian rebellion, within the context of the Arab Spring, was once rather in all likelihood a old chance for the Alawites to ultimately break away from their cycle of fear.
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By Ahmed Danyal Arif
Download e-book for iPad: Islamophobia: The Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century by John L. Esposito,Ibrahim Kalin
By John L. Esposito,Ibrahim Kalin
The 1997 Runnymede file defines Islamophobia as "dread, hatred, and hostility in the direction of Islam and Muslims perpetuated via a sequence of closed perspectives that indicate and characteristic unfavorable and derogatory stereotypes and ideology to Muslims." Violating the fundamental ideas of human rights civil liberties, and spiritual freedom, Islamophobic acts take many various varieties. every so often, mosques, Islamic facilities, and Muslim houses are attacked and desecrated. within the office, colleges, and housing, it takes the shape of suspicion, staring, hazing, mockery, rejection, stigmatizing and outright discrimination. In public areas, it happens as oblique discrimination, hate speech, and denial of entry to items and prone.
This number of essays takes a multidisciplinary method of Islamophobia, bringing jointly the services and event of Muslim, American, and ecu students. research is mixed with coverage ideas. members talk about and overview stable practices already in position and provide new equipment for facing discrimination, hatred, and racism.
By Zain Abdullah
By Cristina Maria de Castro
Besides illustrating the diversity of values, conceptions and ideology Muslims have in Brazil, this paintings intends to facilitate the notion of what's a made from the nationwide and cultural context and what's a made from international developments that impression Muslim minorities through the global, proposing a comparative examine among the Muslim groups in Brazil and the Netherlands.
By Nigel Salmon
used to be the prophet Muhammad just a heterosexual? Or was once he hiding a surreptitious love affair with one other guy that has now merely emerged with the discovering of this romantic letter?
This e-book seems to be into the validity of the unearthed letter and what it tells a few facet of Muhammad which hasn't ever earlier than been explored.
By Eren Tatari
By Neal Robinson
This simple reference paintings presents an available creation to Islam for the final reader and scholar alike. It offers a ancient evaluate, an outline of Islam as a dwelling religion besides a dialogue of the issues raised via Western perceptions of Islam. together with key dates and straightforward definitions, the booklet offers readers with reasons of technical issues corresponding to the constitution of Arabic names and a number of the methods of transliterating Arabic.
By Kristin Zahra Sands
Meeting the ever expanding curiosity in Islam and Sufism, this publication is the 1st entire learn of Sufi Qur’anic commentaries and comprises translations of many writings formerly unavailable in English. It examines the shared hermeneutical assumptions of Sufi writers and the variety popular of Sufi commentaries. many of the assumptions analyzed are:
* the Qur’an is a multi-layered and ambiguous textual content open to never-ending interpretation
* the information of deeper meanings of the Qur’an is possible by way of potential except transmitted interpretations and rational inspiration
* the self is dynamic, relocating via states and stations which lead to diverse interpretations at varied occasions.
The kinds of Sufi commentaries are explored, which variety from philosophical musings to renowned preaching to literary narrative and poetry. different commentaries from the classical interval also are investigated to supply context in figuring out Sufi techniques and exegetical types.