By Jamila Alqarnain
By M. Umer Chapra
This profound ebook is a strong but balanced critique of mainstream economics that makes a forceful plea for taking economics out of its secular and occident-centred cocoon. It provides an leading edge and ambitious case to re-link economics with ethical and egalitarian issues so one can harness the self-discipline within the provider of humanity.
M. Umer Chapra is ranked among the head 50 international Leaders in Islamic economics (ISLAMICA 500, 2015) and has been offered with prestigious awards for his contributions to the sector: Islamic improvement financial institution Award for Islamic Economics (1989) and the King Faisal overseas Prize for Islamic stories (1989).
By Marshall G. S. Hodgson
In the second one paintings of this three-volume set, Hodgson investigates the institution of a global Islamic civilization via approximately 1500. This incorporates a theoretical dialogue of cultural patterning within the Islamic global and the Occident.
"This is a nonpareil paintings, not just due to its command of its topic but in addition since it demonstrates how, preferably, historical past could be written."—The New Yorker
By En-Chieh Chao
By Ram Swarup
Swarup is it seems that skeptical of the declare that the Hadith literature is divinely encouraged. within the creation he says, "The Prophet is stuck because it have been within the usual acts of his existence - snoozing, consuming, mating, praying, hating, meting out justice, making plans expeditions and revenge opposed to his enemies. the image that emerges is infrequently flattering. . . . One is . . . left to ask yourself how the believers, new release after new release, can have came upon this tale so inspiring. the answer's that the believers are conditioned to examine the whole lot throughout the eyes of religion. To them morality derives from the Prophet's activities. . . .his activities ensure and outline morality."
The Sahih Muslim, an immense paintings including 7,190 traditions divided into 1,243 chapters, is not often obtainable to the common reader; so Swarup prices consultant decisions that comment on the most tenets of Islam: religion, purification, prayer, fasting, pilgrimage, marriage and divorce, crime and punishment, spiritual wars (jihad), paradise, hell, repentance, and lots of different beneficial properties of the religion.
To non-Muslims this paintings offers many insights into the attitude of the common Muslim who's raised on those traditions approximately Muhammad. It additionally underscores the gulf that exists among the sanctum of orthodox Islam and an more and more secularized Westernized world.
By Saurabh Mishra
By Iza R. Hussin
Drawing on huge archival paintings in English, Arabic, and Malay—from courtroom documents to colonial and native papers to personal letters and visible material—Hussin bargains a view of politics within the colonial interval as an iterative sequence of negotiations among neighborhood and colonial powers in a number of destinations. She indicates how this ended in a paradox, centralizing Islamic legislations even as that it constrained its achieve to kinfolk and formality issues, and produced a metamorphosis within the Muslim country, delivering the body during which Islam is articulated this day, surroundings the schedule for ongoing laws and coverage, and defining the boundaries of swap. Combining a family tree of legislations with a political research of its institutional dynamics, this ebook deals an up-close examine the ways that worldwide adjustments are learned on the neighborhood level.
By Noureddine Zouari
By Ann Cathrin Riedel
By George A. Bournoutian