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Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Frank Griffel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331622
eISBN:
9780199867998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Islam

Al-Ghazali (d. 1111) is one of the most important theologians, philosophers, and Sufis of Islam. Born around 1056 in northeastern Iran, he became the holder of the most prestigious academic post in ... More

Answering the CallPopular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Abdullah Al-Arian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This groundbreaking book examines the means by which the Muslim Brotherhood was reconstituted during the years of Anwar al-Sadat’s presidency. By including an analysis of structural, ideological, and ... More

Avicenna

Avicenna

Jon McGinnis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195331479
eISBN:
9780199868032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The aim of the present work is threefold. One, it intends to place the thought of Avicenna within its proper historical context, whether the philosophical-scientific tradition inherited from the ... More

Being Young and MuslimNew Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Asef Bayat and Linda Herrera

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

There has been a proliferation of interest in youth issues in recent years, and Muslim youth in particular. Young Muslims have been thrust into the global spotlight in relation to questions about ... More

Between Heaven and HellIslam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others

Between Heaven and Hell: Islam, Salvation, and the Fate of Others

Mohammad Hassan Khalil (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199945399
eISBN:
9780199980796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945399.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this groundbreaking volume, eminent and up-and-coming scholars, representing a diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints, address the question of non-Muslim salvation: according to the Islamic ethos ... More

Beyond DogmaRumi's Teachings on Friendship with God and Early Sufi Theories

Beyond Dogma: Rumi's Teachings on Friendship with God and Early Sufi Theories

Jawid Mojaddedi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195369236
eISBN:
9780199933471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Despite Rumi’s (d. 1273) recent emergence as a best-selling poet in the English-speaking world, fundamental questions about his teachings, such as the relationship of his Sufi mysticism to the wider ... More

Beyond JihadThe Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam

Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam

Lamin O. Sanneh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199351619
eISBN:
9780199351640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351619.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Beyond Jihad describes how trans-Saharan trade and traffic facilitated the spread of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa where merchants, rulers, and clerics ensured its successful establishment. From North ... More

Black MeccaThe African Muslims of Harlem

Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Zain Abdullah

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A recent influx of one hundred thousand West African immigrants is creating an enclave that Harlem residents now cal, Little Africa. Because most Americans view Islam as an Arab religion, many ... More

Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Robert Dannin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an ethnographic study of African-American Muslims. Drawing on hundreds of interviews conducted over a period of several years, the author provides a look inside the little-understood ... More

Blood That Cries Out From the EarthThe Psychology of Religious Terrorism

Blood That Cries Out From the Earth: The Psychology of Religious Terrorism

James Jones

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335972
eISBN:
9780199868957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335972.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Religiously motivated terrorism is a religious phenomenon; thus the psychology of religiously motivated terrorism is the psychology of religion. For many decades the author of this book has been ... More

The Burden of SilenceSabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

The Burden of Silence: Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

Cengiz Sisman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244057
eISBN:
9780190244071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244057.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This book presents a social and religious history of the Sabbatean movement from its birth in the Ottoman Empire in the seventeenth century to the Republic of Turkey in the first half of the ... More

Contemporary IranEconomy, Society, Politics

Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Ali Gheissari (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Iran is a key player in some of the most crucial issues of our time. But because of its relative diplomatic isolation and the partisan nature of conflicting accounts voiced by different interest ... More

The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Josef W. Meri

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This book presents a study of the cult of saints among Muslims and Jews in medieval Syria and the Near East. Through case studies of saints and their devotees, discussion of the architecture of ... More

Damascus after the Muslim ConquestText and Image in Early Islam

Damascus after the Muslim Conquest: Text and Image in Early Islam

Nancy Khalek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199736515
eISBN:
9780199918614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736515.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study of Islamic identity in Damascus, Syria, from its fall to Muslim armies in 635–6 ad until the end of its tenure as the capital of the Islamic Empire in 750. It discusses the shift ... More

The Divine FloodIbrahim Niasse and the Roots of a Twentieth-Century Sufi Revival

The Divine Flood: Ibrahim Niasse and the Roots of a Twentieth-Century Sufi Revival

Rudiger Seesemann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384321
eISBN:
9780199897421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384321.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study revolves around the emergence and spread of the “Community of the Divine Flood,” established in 1929 by Ibrahim Niasse, a leader of the Tijaniyya Sufi order from Senegal. Based on a wide ... More

Divine Words, Female VoicesMuslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Interreligious feminist engagement is a legitimate and vital resource for Muslim women scholars seeking to articulate egalitarian interpretations of Islamic traditions and practices. Acknowledging ... More

Educating the Muslims of America

Educating the Muslims of America

Yvonne Y Haddad, Farid Senzai, and Jane I Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the US Muslim population continues to grow, Islamic schools are springing up across the American landscape. Especially since the events of 9/11, many have become concerned about what kind of ... More

Feminist Edges of the Qur’an

Feminist Edges of the Qur’an

Aysha A. Hidayatullah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359561
eISBN:
9780199359608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359561.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study and critique of feminist interpretation of the Qur’an, examining its dynamic challenges to Islamic tradition and contemporary Muslim views of the Qur’an. Hidayatullah analyses ... More

The Festival of PīrsPopular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

The Festival of Pīrs: Popular Islam and Shared Devotion in South India

Afsar Mohammad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199997589
eISBN:
9780199346448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is about a popular manifestation of Islamic devotion that embraces a pluralist setting, keeping itself in a dynamic dialogue with non–Muslim practices. With evidence from various public ... More

The First Islamic ReviverAbu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

The First Islamic Reviver: Abu Hamid al-Ghazali and his Revival of the Religious Sciences

Kenneth Garden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989621
eISBN:
9780199395590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Building on recent revisionist scholarship, this book offers a new overview of the last two decades of the life of the seminal 11th-century Islamic thinker Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111). It focuses ... More

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