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Muslim Rebels

Muslim Rebels: Kharijites and the Politics of Extremism in Egypt

Jeffrey T. Kenney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195131697
eISBN:
9780199785001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513169X.001.0001

The Kharijites were a splinter group that broke away from the main forces of Islam during the formative medieval period, purportedly refusing arbitration and committing bloody outrages against their ... More

The Unfamiliar Abode

The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Kathleen Moore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.001.0001

Today there are more Muslims living in diaspora than at any time in history. This situation was not envisioned by Islamic law, which makes no provision for permanent as opposed to transient diasporic ... More

Blood That Cries Out From the Earth

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

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

Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Jane I. Smith

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.001.0001

This book provides an overview and analysis of the recent history of Christian-Muslim dialogue in the United States, and the ways in which it has been furthered and enriched since September 11, 2001. ... 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

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

Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Abdulaziz Sachedina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.001.0001

This book undertakes to correlate practical ethical decisions in modern medical practice to principles and rules derived from Islamic juridical praxis and theological doctrines. This study links ... More

Pride, Faith and Fear

Pride, Faith and Fear: Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Charlotte A. Quinn and Frederick Quinn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195063868
eISBN:
9780199834587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195063864.001.0001

Islam is spreading rapidly in sub‐Saharan Africa, home of more than 150 million Muslims. African Islam is local Islam, responsive to local histories in cultures as diverse as the countries considered ... More

Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

H. A. Hellyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.001.0001

The interchange between Muslims and Europe has a long and complicated history, dating back to before the idea of ‘Europe’ was born, and the earliest years of Islam. There has been a Muslim presence ... More

The Missing Martyrs

The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists

Charles Kurzman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766871
eISBN:
9780199897414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766871.001.0001

Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world—many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom—why don't we see terrorist attacks every day? ... More

A Muslim in Victorian America

A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Umar F. Abd-Allah

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.001.0001

Conflicts and controversies at home and abroad have led Americans to focus on Islam more than ever before. Little is known about Islam in Victorian America. This book is a biography of Alexander ... More

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