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  1. Christians and Others in the Umayyad State

    Christians and Others in the Umayyad State [Paperback]

    Antoine Borrut (Editor); Fred M. Donner (Editor)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9781614910312
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Near East
    Volume: 1
    The papers in this first volume of the new Oriental Institute series LAMINE are derived from a conference entitled “Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians in the Umayyad State,” held at the University of Chicago on June 17–18, 2011. The goal of the co... .... Learn More
  2. People of the Prophet's House

    People of the Prophet's House [Hardback]

    Fahmida Suleman (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781898592327
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Despite their distinct theological differences, Shi'a and Sunni Muslims, followers of the two main branches of Islam, share a number of core beliefs including an allegiance to and love for the Prophet Muhammad and members of his f... .... Learn More
  3. The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd

    The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd [Paperback]

    Ali Hassan Abdel-Kader (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780718902230
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Junayd (d. 910) was one of the most significant figures of the formative period of Islamic mystical thought and practice in the third to ninth centuries. This volume contains an account of his life, personality and writings; his doctrine; an... .... Learn More
  4. The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine

    The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine [Hardback]

    Gideon Avni (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780199684335
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Using a comprehensive evaluation of recent archaeological findings, Avni addresses the transformation of local societies in Palestine and Jordan between the sixth and eleventh centuries AD. Arguing that these archaeological findin... .... Learn More
  5. Averroes

    Averroes: On the harmony of religion and philosophy [Paperback]

    George F. Hourani (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9780718902223
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In this treatise Ibn Rushd (Averroes) sets out to show that the Scriptural Law (shar') of Islam does not altogether prohibit the study of philosophy by Muslims, but, on the contrary, makes it a duty for a certain class of people, those with the... .... Learn More
  6. Averroes

    Averroes: Tahafut al Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence) [Paperback]

    Simon Van den Bergh (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094563
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Ibn Rushd, known to Christian Europe as Averroes, came from Córdoba in Spain and lived from 1126 to 1198. He is regarded as the last great Arab philosopher in the Classical tradition, and, under the patronage of the Almohad ruler Abu Ya'quib Yu... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings

    Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings [Hardback]

    Muhammed Ali Khalidi (Author)

    £72.00

    ISBN: 9780521822435
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This anthology of writings aims to demonstrate to students that Islamic philosophy played a vital role in the rejuvenation of western philosophy as a whole. Khalidi has chosen extracts from four key texts, selected for being both representative... .... Learn More
  8. Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism in Medieval Islam

    Philosophy, Theology and Mysticism in Medieval Islam: Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalam, Vol I [Hardback]

    Richard M. Frank (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780860789772
    Published by : Ashgate
    The first volume of the collected major articles of Richard M. Frank, pioneering student of Islamic theology (kalam), contains fifteen essays. It includes his early studies, classic but inaccessible for many in their original publication, on th... .... Learn More
  9. Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon

    Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon [Hardback]

    Ilai Alon (Editor); Shukri Abed (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780906094471
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Farabi (d. 950 AD), was perhaps the most original and influential of all Muslim philosophers of the Middle Ages. His intellectual activity spanned over areas as different as music, medicine, political theory, linguistics, logic, metaphysics,... .... Learn More
  10. x  Anthology of Philosophy in Persia

    x Anthology of Philosophy in Persia [Hardback]

    Seyyed Hossein Nasr (Author); M. Aminrazavi (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9781845115418
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The first of four volumes which aims to provide the West with a
    comprehensive anthology of Persian philosophy, influential to
    both the ancient and Islamic worlds, from the time of Zoroaster
    until the 19th century. This volume cov... .... Learn More

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