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Religious Studies

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  1. Islam, Judaism and Christianity

    An analysis of the religious and political situation on the Arab peninsula and neighbouring countries in Muhammad's time, including the role of the Jew, Christian groups and other eminent religions. It discusses the co-existence of these three religions through the centuries up to the modern era. Learn More
    £19.95

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  2. Hinduism and Islam in India

    An analysis of Islam in India, focusing on the Hindu perspective. It studies the Hindu caste system from its beginnings in antiquity to a guild-like village caste and professional caste system in the Middle Ages, and its continuance within Muslim and colonial societies. Learn More
    £51.95

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  3. A Place of Our Own

    Contains seven essays, which commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the first Reform Jewish educational camp in the United States. This book covers topics related to both the Reform Judaism movement and the development of the Reform Jewish camping system in the United States. Learn More
    £28.95

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  4. Jews and Christians in Twelfth-century Europe

    These essays aim to provide a balanced perspective on the fate of 12th-century Jewish communities. The essays highlight areas of common or parallel activity between Jews and Christians, showing that interactions continued even after the attack on the Jews by marauding crusaders in 1096. Learn More
    £31.50

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  5. Religion and Social Justice for Immigrants

    Analyzes the different ways in which organized religion provides immigrants with an arena for mobilization, civic participation, and solidarity. This book explores topics including how non-Western religious groups such as the Vietnamese Caodai are striving for community recognition and addressing problems such as racism, economic issues, and more. Learn More
    £55.95

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  6. Islamism in Morocco

    Until recently, Morocco was thought of as a stable pro-Western kingdom and safe tourist destination. Beginning in the 1990s, however, political Islam has brought about turmoil in Morocco. This title highlights the new situation in Morocco and its effects on Europe, including the immigration of an often unwelcome, impoverished Moroccan underclass. Learn More
    £29.95

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  7. Pilgrimage to Mecca

    An analysis of pilgrimages to Mecca in the early modern period. The rise of the Mughal and Safavid Perslan empires and the emergence of the Wahhabi movement in Arabia mark the beginning and end points of the study, but the author also draws comparisons with earlier and later periods. Learn More
    £23.95

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  8. Islam in Contemporary Egypt

    This volume presents a picture of Islam in contemporary Egyptian politics and society, emphasizing its diversity and heterogeneity. It traces the development of Islam as a social, political, and economic force in Egypt. The authors also discuss Muslim-Christian relations and women in Islam. Learn More
    £26.50

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  9. Islamism

    What exactly does Islamism mean? And what explains its violent expansion? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, or can it adapt to changing realities? Addressing these questions, Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond. Learn More
    £89.50

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  10. The Middle Way

    Examines the first encounter between traditional Judaism and modern European culture, and the first thinkers who sought to combine the Torah with science, revelation with reason, prophecy with philosophy, Jewish ethics with European culture, worldliness with sanctity, and universalism with the particular redemption of the Jews. In two volumes. Learn More
    £73.50

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  11. Cautio Criminalis, or a Book on Witch Trials

    In 1631, at the epicentre of the worst excesses of the European witch-hunts, Friedrich Spee, a Jesuit priest, published the "Cautio Criminalis", a book speaking out against the trials that were sending thousands of innocent people to gruesome deaths. Learn More
    £19.50

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  12. A Philosophy of Havruta

    No longer confined to traditional institutions devoted to Talmudic studies, havruta work, or the practice of students studying materials in pairs, has become a relatively widespread phenomenon across denominational and educational settings of Jewish learning. This book breaks new ground from two perspectives: by offering a model of havruta text study situated in broader theories of interpretation and learning, and by treating havruta text study as composed of textual, interpersonal and intra-personal practices which can be taught and learned. Learn More
    £20.95

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  13. The Holocaust Averted

    Imagines what might have happened to the Jewish community in the United States if the Holocaust had never occurred. Jeffrey Gurock forces readers to contemplate how the road to acceptance and empowerment for today's American Jews could have been harder than it actually was. Learn More
    £27.50

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  14. Journey into Islam

    Globalization, the war on terror, and Islamic fundamentalism –followed closely by a rise in Islamophobia –have escalated tensions between Western nations and the Muslim world. Learn More
    £27.95

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  15. Interfaith Engagement in Milwaukee

    In Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1980 two Franciscan Sisters teamed up with a Muslim professor of a local university to begin a journey of dialogue, friendship, and activism that had a lasting effect on their group and the community. This book brings together their stories of encounter and collaboration alongside those of other interfaith actors. Learn More
    £33.50

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  16. Islam without Europe

    Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal's ground breaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as one of decline, stagnation, and the engendering of a widespread fundamentalism. Far from being moribund, Dallal argues, the eighteenth century was one of the most fertile eras in Islamic thought. Learn More
    £103.00

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