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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

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 Sum of All Heresies

The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

Frederick Quinn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325638
eISBN:
9780199869336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325638.001.0001

Current global tensions and the spread of terrorism have resurrected a largely negative perception of Islamic society in the West, an ill will fueled by centuries of conflict and prejudice. Shedding ... 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

Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Abdulaziz Sachedina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.001.0001

Whether Islam is compatible with human rights in general, and with the Declaration of Human Rights in particular, has been both a Muslim issue and a concern of the international community. Muslim ... 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

Damascus after the Muslim Conquest

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

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

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