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  1. Angels Hastening

    Angels Hastening: The Karbalāʾ Dreams [Paperback]

    Christopher Clohessy (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781463244088
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 22
    When, on an autumn Medina night in 61/680, the night that saw al-Ḥusayn killed, Umm Salama was torn from her sleep by an apparition of a long-dead Muḥammad, she slipped effortlessly into a progression of her co-religionists who, irrespective of st... .... Learn More
  2. The Theology of ‘Ammār al-Basrī

    The Theology of ‘Ammār al-Basrī: Commending Christianity within Islamic Culture [Hardback]

    Mark Beaumont (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243616
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies
    Volume: 62
    ʿAmmār al-Baṣrī (d.c. 850) was the first Christian to write a systematic theology in Arabic, the language of the Muslim rulers of ʿAmmār’s Middle East. This study of his two works that were only discovered in the 1970's seeks to analyse the way he... .... Learn More
  3. The Two-Edged Sea

    The Two-Edged Sea: Heterotopias of Contemporary Mediterranean Migrant Literature [Hardback]

    Nahrain Al-Mousawi (Author)

    £79.00

    ISBN: 9781463243722
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 12
    Clandestine migration from North Africa across the Mediterranean has been explored widely in the fields of social science in the past decade, but representations of undocumented migration in literature have not been subject to significant attentio... .... Learn More
  4. Middle Eastern Encounters

    Middle Eastern Encounters: Collected Essays on Visual, Material, and Textual Interactions between the Eighth and the Twenty-first Centuries [Hardback]

    Marcus Milwright (Author)

    £141.00

    ISBN: 9781463241933
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 21
    This book focuses on interactions between the Islamic world and other regions from the late eighth to the twenty-first centuries. Some chapters consider the complex relationship between Islam and the cultures of Late Antiquity in the Middle East a... .... Learn More
  5. Pluralism and Plurality in Islamic Legal Scholarship

    Pluralism and Plurality in Islamic Legal Scholarship: The Case of the Fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīrīya [Hardback]

    Mouez Khalfaoui (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242312
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 11
    This book presents the positions held by ḥanafite Muslim jurists in South Asia in the 17th century with regard to the coexistence of Muslims and non-Muslims, and, secondly, compares the opinions put forth by these South Asian jurists with those ma... .... Learn More
  6. The Arabs from Alexander the Great until the Islamic Conquests

    The Arabs from Alexander the Great until the Islamic Conquests: Orientalist Perceptions and Contemporary Conflicts [Hardback]

    Ayad Al-Ani (Author)

    £83.00

    ISBN: 9781463242855
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 54
    This is not a conventional history book. It is rather a study of the sociology of historical writing about a period that, although quite distant in time (330 B.C. to A.D. 670), still influences political discourse about the Arab world, and especia... .... Learn More
  7. The Many Faces of Iranian Modernity

    The Many Faces of Iranian Modernity: Sufism and Subjectivity in the Safavid and Qajar Periods [Hardback]

    Robert Ames (Author)

    £77.00

    ISBN: 9781463242374
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 8
    This study into both reformism and mysticism demonstrates both that mystical rhetoric appeared regularly in supposedly anti-mystical modernist writing and that nineteenth- and twentieth-century Sufis actually addressed questions of intellectual an... .... Learn More
  8. Intellectual Currents and the Practice of Engagement

    Intellectual Currents and the Practice of Engagement: Ottoman and Algerian Writers in a Francophone Milieu, 1890-1914 [Hardback]

    David Beamish (Author)

    £78.00

    ISBN: 9781463242398
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 9
    The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a great increase in the use of the printed word and the press by non-European actors to express and disseminate ideas and to participate in the intellectual life of both their home societies an... .... Learn More
  9. Angels Hastening

    Angels Hastening: The Karbalāʾ Dreams [Hardback]

    Christopher Clohessy (Author)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781463242091
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 22
    When, on an autumn Medina night in 61/680, the night that saw al-Ḥusayn killed, Umm Salama was torn from her sleep by an apparition of a long-dead Muḥammad, she slipped effortlessly into a progression of her co-religionists who, irrespective of st... .... Learn More
  10. Bethlehem's Syriac Christians

    Bethlehem's Syriac Christians: Self, nation and church in dialogue and practice [Paperback]

    Mark Calder (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9781463242824
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 4
    An anthropological study of Syriac Orthodox Christian identity in a time of displacement, upheaval, and conflict. For some Syriac Orthodox Christians in Bethlehem, their self-articulation - the means by which they connect themselves to others, thi... .... Learn More

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