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  1. The Exceptional Qu'ran

    The Exceptional Qu'ran: Flexible and Exceptive Rhetoric in Islam's Holy Book [Hardback]

    Johanne Christiansen (Author)

    £88.00

    ISBN: 9781463207298
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 26
    This monograph examines the principle of dispensation in the Qur'an, which seems to be, if not unique, articulated in a new manner compared to previous religions (cf. Deut 12,32). The Qur'anic dispensations have never been systematically studied a... .... Learn More
  2. The Shīʿī Past in the Great Book of the Songs

    The Shīʿī Past in the Great Book of the Songs: A New Perspective on the Kitāb al-Aghānī by Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣfahānī and Shīʿī Islam in the Tenth Century [Hardback]

    I-Wen Su (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781463207144
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 24
    The Kitāb al-Aghānī (the Book of the Songs) stands as one of the most important extant sources for Arabic literature and Islamic history. Compiled during the first half of the tenth century, the Kitāb al-Aghānī emerges from a pivotal period in the... .... Learn More
  3. Islam

    Islam: Context and Complexity [Paperback]

    Paul Stenhouse (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781925801897
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Islam is not homogeneous. Its complexity, however, is bewildering for non-Muslims, most of whom know little or nothing of Islam, and generally – like Pope Francis – see it as a peace-loving religion. Others find this claim difficult to accept in t... .... Learn More
  4. Mabādiʾ al-wuṣūl ilā ʿilm al-uṣūl

    Mabādiʾ al-wuṣūl ilā ʿilm al-uṣūl [Hardback]

    Jamāl al-Din Abū Manṣūr al-Ḥasan b. Sadīd al-Dīn Yūsuf b. Zayn al-Dīn ʿAli b. al-Muṭahhar al-Ḥillī (Author); Sayyid Amjad H. Shah Naqavi (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780993588426
    Published by : The Shīah Institute Press
    Series: Maktabat al-Turāth al-Shīʿī
    Al-Allāmah al-Ḥillī’s Mabādiʾ al-wuṣūl ilā ʿilm al-uṣūl is a testament to the revival of Shīʿī scholarship in the seventh and eighth centuries of the Hijrah. This highly-condensed text set the standard for the subsequent development and discussion... .... Learn More
  5. Miʿrāj al-ʿUqūl Sharḥ Duʿāʾ al-Mashlūl

    Miʿrāj al-ʿUqūl Sharḥ Duʿāʾ al-Mashlūl: The Ascension of the Intellects: Commentary on the Supplication of the Lame [Hardback]

    Sayyid Murtaḍā Nawnahrawī Ghāzīpūrī (Author); Saiyad Nizamuddin Ahmad (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780993588402
    Published by : The Shīah Institute Press
    Series: The Shīʿah Heritage of South Asia
    Miʿrāj al-ʿUqūl Sharḥ Duʿāʾ al-Mashlūl (The Ascension of the Intellects: Commentary on the Supplication of the Lame) is Ghāzīpūrī’s magnum opus; a comprehensive, recondite, treatment of the issues relating to the Divine Attributes, in the form of ... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam)

    The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam) [Hardback]

    G. Makdisi (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780906094167
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Muwaffaq al-Din Ibn Qudama (1147-1223) was an ascetic, jurisconsult and traditionalist theologian of the Hanbali school mainly resident in Damascus. His Tahrim al-Nazar is an attack on the rationalist views of the earlier jurist of Baghdad, Ibn... .... Learn More
  8. Averroes

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

    George F. Hourani (Author)

    £12.00

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    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
  9. Averroes

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

    Simon Van den Bergh (Author)

    £30.00

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    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

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