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September, 2023

  • 19 September

    God’s Emissaries: Adam to Jesus

    The book presents a comprehensive theologically sound, captivating, and believable set of stories from Adam to Jesus. It portrays God’s prophets as the heroes they were, possessed of the most stellar of human traits, exemplary in every aspect of their....

August, 2023

  • 15 August

    The Beginnings of Shīʿī Studies in Germany

    Rudolf Strothmann (b. 1877, d. 1960) played a pioneering role in the scholarly exploration of Shīʿī Islam in Western, especially German, scholarship. Between 1910 and 1923, he published many pathbreaking studies on the Zaydiyya, consulting primarily the recently purchased collections of Yemeni Zaydī manuscripts in....

  • 5 August

    The Shi’i Islamic Martyrdom Narratives of Imam al-Ḥusayn: An Introduction

    The book “Shi'i Islamic Martyrdom Narratives of Imam al-Husayn” leads the Western reader to a clear and profound understanding of a “universal classic” of Islamic studies, the “Maqtal” literature....

  • 2 August

    Muslim Religious Authority in Central Eurasia

    The present volume is intended to historicize the question of religious authority in Muslim Central Eurasia, through historical and anthropological case studies about the exercise, negotiation, or institutionalization of authority, from the nineteenth to the early...

July, 2023

June, 2023

  • 28 June

    The Way of Nobility: Knowledge of the Imam

    The Way of Nobility: Knowledge of the Imam (Minhāj al-karāma fī maʿrifat al-imāma) is one of the most celebrated works in favour of the Shīʿī belief in the Imāma...

  • 22 June

    Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims’ Rights in Iran

    Iran’s criminal courts are notorious for meting out severe sentences—according to Amnesty International, the country has the world’s highest rate of capital punishment per capita. Less known to outside observers, however, is the Iranian criminal code’s recognition of forgiveness, where victims of...

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