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Islam
The history, faith, and politics of Islam.


  
Warriors of the Prophet - The Struggle for Islam
by Mark Huband
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Based on eyewitness accounts and original interviews, this book provides a vivid portrayal of the evolving political and cultural role played by Islamic fundamentalist movements. Huband reveals how Western powers have contributed to the rise of Islamic movements by their  [ more ]

  
The Rumi Collection
An Anthology of Translations of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
by Maulana Jalal al-Din Rumi
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Here is a wonderfully rich introduction to the work of the great mystical poet, featuring the leading literary translations of his verse. Translators include Coleman Barks, Robert Bly, Andrew Harvey, Kabir and Camille Helminski, Daniel Liebert, and Peter Lamborn Wilson.  [ more ]

  
Islam Explained by Tahar Ben Jelloun
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Acclaimed novelist, Ben Jelloun clarifies the main tenets of Islam, the major landmarks in Islamic history, and the current politics of Islamic fundamentalism. He also sheds light on the keywords that have come to dominate coverage of the current crisis  [ more ]

  
The Crisis of Islam - Holy War and Unholy Terror
by Bernard Lewis
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In his first book since What Went Wrong? Bernard Lewis examines the historical roots of the resentments that dominate the Islamic world today and that are increasingly being expressed in acts of terrorism. He looks at the theological origins of  [ more ]

  
The Trouble with Islam
A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith
by Irshad Manji
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"I have to be honest with you. Islam is on very thin ice with me....Through our screaming self-pity and our conspicuous silences, we Muslims are conspiring against ourselves. We're in crisis and we're dragging the rest of the world with  [ more ]

  
Reading Lolita in Tehran - A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
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The astonishing true story of a group of young women who came together in secret every Thursday to read and talk about forbidden Western classics--and their lives and loves--in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Everyone has a dream--something she fantasizes  [ more ]

  
Among the Believers - An Islamic Journey
by V. S. Naipaul
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Naipaul's controversial account of his travels through the Islamic world was hailed by The New Republic as "the most notable work on contemporary Islam to have appeared in a very long time."  [ more ]

  
Engaged Surrender
African American Women and Islam
by Carolyn Moxley Rouse
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Commonly portrayed in the media as holding women in strict subordination and deference to men, Islam is nonetheless attracting numerous converts among African American women. Are these women "reproducing their oppression," as it might seem? Or does their adherence to  [ more ]

  
The Mystical Poems of Rumi 1
by Jalalu'l-Din Rumi
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"[Rumi is] one of the worlds greatest poets. In profundity of thought, inventiveness of image, and triumphant mastery of language, he stands out as the supreme genius of Islamic mysticism."--A.J. Arberry  [ more ]

  
The Mystical Poems of Rumi 2
Second Selection, Poems 201-400
by Jalalu'l-Din Rumi
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Rumis vast body of poetry includes a lengthy epic of religious mysticism, the Hathnavi, and more than three thousand lyrics and odes, many of which came to him while he was in a state of trance. A. J. Arberry, who  [ more ]


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