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    A book in series of Islamic philosophy, “Islam, Classic and Modern” has been published in Russia by Sadra Publication. Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences has been published to detail on a number of topics ...
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Wahhabism and the World Understanding Saudi Arabia’s Global Influence on Islam Edited by Peter Mandaville For more than half a century, Saudi Arabia—through both official and non-governmental channels—has poured billions of dollars into funding and sponsoring religious activities and ...
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Laurence Louër Translated by Ethan Rundell When Muhammad died in 632 without a male heir, Sunnis contended that the choice of a successor should fall to his closest companions, but Shi’a believed that God had inspired the Prophet ...
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By Edmund Hayes, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen In 874 CE, the eleventh Imam died, and the Imami community splintered. The institutions of the Imamate were maintained by the dead Imam’s agents, who asserted they were in contact with a hidden ...
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By Dimitar Bechev Since coming to power in 2002 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has overseen a radical transformation of Turkey. Once a pillar of the Western alliance, the country has embarked on a militaristic foreign policy, intervening in regional ...
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By Yafa Shanneik Based on first-hand ethnographic insights into Shi’i religious groups in the Middle East and Europe, this book examines women’s resistance to state as well as communal and gender power structures. It offers a new transnational ...
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Bruce B. Lawrence In Islamicate Cosmopolitan Spirit, author and expert, Bruce B. Lawrence, delivers a spiritual elan filtered through cultural practices and artefacts. Neither juridical nor creedal, the book expresses a desire for the just and the beautiful. The author sets out ...
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Leonie B. Jackson A perceptive examination of how the media reduces British jihadi brides to dualistic stereotypes. In June 2014, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and called for Muslims around the world ...
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Russia has scheduled to mark the 1100th anniversary of arrival of Islam to the country in a ceremony unveiling 14 books on theology. Council for religious affairs in Russia will unveil 14 books on theology, Islamic history and ...
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Rethinking Salafism The Transnational Networks of Salafi ‘Ulama in Egypt, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia   Liyakat Takim Contemporary Muslims face a challenge: how should they define the relationship between normative Islamic jurisprudence–worked out by classical jurists over the ...
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