Books

Sectarianism in Islam: The Umma Divided

By Adam R. Gaiser Sectarian divisions within the Islamic world have long been misunderstood and misconstrued by the media and…

“Islam, Classic and Modern” published in Russia

    A book in series of Islamic philosophy, “Islam, Classic and Modern” has been published in Russia by Sadra…

Wahhabism and the World

Wahhabism and the World Understanding Saudi Arabia’s Global Influence on Islam Edited by Peter Mandaville For more than half a century,…

Sunnis and Shi’a: A Political History

Laurence Louër Translated by Ethan Rundell When Muhammad died in 632 without a male heir, Sunnis contended that the choice…

Agents of the Hidden Imam: Forging Twelver Shi‘ism, 850-950 CE

By Edmund Hayes, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen In 874 CE, the eleventh Imam died, and the Imami community splintered. The institutions of…

Turkey Under Erdogan

By Dimitar Bechev Since coming to power in 2002 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has overseen a radical transformation of Turkey. Once…

The Art of Resistance in Islam

By Yafa Shanneik Based on first-hand ethnographic insights into Shi’i religious groups in the Middle East and Europe, this book…

Islamicate Cosmopolitan Spirit

Bruce B. Lawrence In Islamicate Cosmopolitan Spirit, author and expert, Bruce B. Lawrence, delivers a spiritual elan filtered through cultural practices and artefacts.…

The Monstrous and the Vulnerable Framing British Jihadi Brides

Leonie B. Jackson A perceptive examination of how the media reduces British jihadi brides to dualistic stereotypes. In June 2014,…

Russia to mark anniversary of embracing Islam, unveil books

Russia has scheduled to mark the 1100th anniversary of arrival of Islam to the country in a ceremony unveiling 14…

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