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December, 2017

  • 24 December

    Book: American Exceptionalism, Eurocentrism and Otherisation of Muslim

    Professor Saied Reza Ameli’s scholarly book on “American Exceptionalism, Eurocentrism and Otherisation of Muslim” is an important examination of contemporary debates related to questions of Western oppression and liberation movements...

  • 23 December

    The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

    This book brings much needed clarity to the history of Salafism and revises common accounts of a little known yet much talked about Islamic intellectual trend. Henri Lauzière has skillfully fleshed out the genealogy of Salafism, and his work will have an...

  • 18 December

    Ph.D. Dissertation: The Envoys of the Hidden Imam+PDF

    This Ph.D. Dissertation by Edmund Hayes seeks to answer why the doctrine of the Occultation of the Twelfth Imam was successful, among all the possible solutions to the crisis in the Imamate that were proposed in the first few years after the martyrdom of the...

  • 18 December

    Shi’i Trends and Dynamics in Modern Times (Xviiith-Xxth Centuries)

    This volume comprises a collection of papers from various contributors ranging from historians to religious scholars and is separated into three parts. Part one focuses on philosophy and mysticism, the second on Shi’i jurisprudence and part three on doctrinal debates and...

  • 17 December

    Book: The Rule of Law, Freedom of Expression & Islamic Law

    The book “The Rule of Law, Freedom of Expression and Islamic Law” drawing on both International and Islamic Law, explores the rule of law, and freedom of expression and its practical application in the Muslim world. The importance of the rule of law is universally recognised and of fundamental value ...

  • 11 December

    Twelver Shiism: Unity and Diversity in the Life of Islam, 632 to 1722

    The book “Twelver Shiism” provides a historical account of the development of this sect, from the conflicts over the successors of the Prophet Muhammad following his death in 632 to the fall of the Safavid dynasty in 1722...

  • 9 December

    God in the Courtroom: The Transformation of Courtroom Oath & Perjury between Islamic & Franco-Egyptian Law

    In "God in the Courtroom" Guy Bechor investigates the concept of making God a witness in legal proceedings, examining to what extent the courtroom oath in Egyptian civil law is "Islamic." Comprised of an introduction and five chapters, the book addresses the oath from a philosophical, historical, and comparative perspective, from the perspective of...

  • 4 December

    Islamic unity and happiness by Martyr Mortaza Motahhari

    What is meant by Islamic Unity? Does it mean that one religion should be chosen from among its different sects, and the rest be put aside? Or does it mean that what is held in common in all of them should be adopted, and the differences ignored, thus creating a new faith which would not resemble any of...

November, 2017

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