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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

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

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

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

Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Christian W. Troll and C.T.R. Hewer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.001.0001

This book captures the autobiographical reflections of twenty-eight Christians who were amongst those who, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) and initiatives of the World Council of ... More

Striving in the Path of God

Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought

Asma Afsaruddin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199730933
eISBN:
9780199344949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730933.001.0001

In popular and academic literature, jihād is often assumed to refer to “armed combat,” while martyrdom is understood to be invariably of the military kind. This perspective, derived mainly from legal ... More

Ibâḍism

Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.001.0001

Ibâḍism represents a branch of the third great division in Islam, that of the Khawârij. It survives in some isolated communities in North Africa, but manifested itself periodically in Oman as a full ... More

The Walking Qur'an

The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

Rudolph T. Ware

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614311
eISBN:
9781469614335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614311.001.0001

Spanning a thousand years of history—and bringing the story to the present through ethnographic fieldwork in Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania—this book documents the profound significance of Qurʾan ... More

Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers

Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers: The Origin and Elaboration of the Ibadi Imamate Traditions

Adam Gaiser

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738939
eISBN:
9780199894598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738939.001.0001

This study of the origin and development of the IbādΔī imāmate ideal into its medieval Arabian and North African articulations traces the distinctive features of the IbādΔī imāma to precedents among ... More

Silenced

Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.001.0001

Silenced describes the dire effects of blasphemy and apostasy restrictions in contemporary Muslim-majority countries, and the promotion of such restrictions internationally, and in the West. In the ... More

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