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Muhammad

Jonathan A.C. Brown.

March 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 160 pages.

Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction provides an introduction to the major aspects of Muhammad's life and its importance, giving both the Muslim and Western historical perspectives. As the...

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The Koran

Michael Cook.

February 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 176 pages.

The Koran: A Very Short Introduction explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditional Muslim culture, by looking at the Koran as codex, as scripture, as...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 479 pages. 738364 words.

Over 400 entries

The Encyclopedia provides in-depth coverage of the political dimensions of Islam and the Muslim world. Developments in Muslim societies in...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 263 pages. 585229 words.

Over 250 Entries

Based on the highly acclaimed 2009 publication, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, this work includes complete coverage of...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 395 pages. 727909 words.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women provides clear, current, comprehensive information on the major topics of scholarly interest within the study of Islam and women....

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Islam

Malise Ruthven.

January 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 200 pages.

Islam: A Very Short Introduction examines why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shi'ites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Shar'ia...

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Muslim Women in America

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith and Kathleen M. Moore.

March 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 200 pages.

The treatment and role of women is one of the most discussed and controversial aspects of Islam. In this volume, three scholars of Islam survey the situation of women in Islam, focusing on...

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Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy

Nader Hashemi.

April 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 336 pages.

This book analyzes the relationship between religion, secularism, and liberal democracy—historically, theoretically, and in the context of the contemporary Muslim world. The central issue...

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Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Jane I. Smith.

October 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 200 pages.

This book provides an overview and analysis of the recent history of Christian-Muslim dialogue in the United States, and the ways in which it has been furthered and enriched since September...

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Black Mecca

Zain Abdullah.

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Islam. 304 pages.

A recent influx of one hundred thousand West African immigrants is creating an enclave that Harlem residents now cal, Little Africa. Because most Americans view Islam as an Arab religion,...

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