Britain and the Islamic World, 1558-1713 by Gerald MacLean, Nabil Matar

By Gerald MacLean, Nabil Matar

Sooner than that they had an empire within the East, the British travelled into the Islamic global to pursue alternate and to shape strategic alliances opposed to the Catholic powers of France and Spain. First-hand encounters with Muslims, Jews, Greek Orthodox, and different non secular groups residing jointly lower than tolerant Islamic rule replaced eternally the best way Britons considered Islam, simply because the items they imported from Islamic international locations replaced without end the best way they lived. Britain and the Islamic global tells the tale of ways, for a century and a part, retailers and diplomats travelled from Morocco to Istanbul, from Aleppo to Isfahan, and from Hormuz to Surat, and chanced on a global that was once extra attention-grabbing than fearful.Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar research where of Islam and Muslim in English inspiration, and the way British monarchs handled supremely robust Muslim rulers. They rfile the significance of diplomatic and mercantile encounters, exhibit how the writings of captives unfold unreliable information regarding Islam and Muslims, and examine observations through guests and monks who stated conferences with Jews, jap Christians, Armenians, and Shi'ites. in addition they hint how exchange and the trade of fabric items with the Islamic international formed how humans in Britain lived their lives and considered themselves.

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By Gerald MacLean, Nabil Matar

Sooner than that they had an empire within the East, the British travelled into the Islamic global to pursue alternate and to shape strategic alliances opposed to the Catholic powers of France and Spain. First-hand encounters with Muslims, Jews, Greek Orthodox, and different non secular groups residing jointly lower than tolerant Islamic rule replaced eternally the best way Britons considered Islam, simply because the items they imported from Islamic international locations replaced without end the best way they lived. Britain and the Islamic global tells the tale of ways, for a century and a part, retailers and diplomats travelled from Morocco to Istanbul, from Aleppo to Isfahan, and from Hormuz to Surat, and chanced on a global that was once extra attention-grabbing than fearful.Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar research where of Islam and Muslim in English inspiration, and the way British monarchs handled supremely robust Muslim rulers. They rfile the significance of diplomatic and mercantile encounters, exhibit how the writings of captives unfold unreliable information regarding Islam and Muslims, and examine observations through guests and monks who stated conferences with Jews, jap Christians, Armenians, and Shi'ites. in addition they hint how exchange and the trade of fabric items with the Islamic international formed how humans in Britain lived their lives and considered themselves.

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Islam in Context: Past, Present, and Future by Peter G. Riddell, Peter Cotterell

By Peter G. Riddell, Peter Cotterell

In fresh months, a lot awareness has been paid to Islam and the better Muslim international. a few research has been overtly adverse, whereas much more has been overly simplistic. Islam in Context is going in the back of the hot predicament to debate the background of Islam, describe its easy constitution and ideology, discover the present department among Muslim moderates and extremists, and recommend a manner forward.

Authors Peter G. Riddell and Peter Cotterell draw from resources akin to the Qur'an, early Christian chronicles of the Crusades, and modern Muslim and non-Muslim writings. They circulate past the stereotypes of Muhammad—both idealized and negative—and argue opposed to the parable that rather fresh occasions within the center East are the one reason for the conflict among Islam and the West.

Riddell and Cotterell ask the non-Muslim global to try to appreciate Islam from the viewpoint of Muslims and to recognize prior errors. whilst, they problem the Muslim international by means of suggesting that Islam stands this present day at an essential crossroads and in basic terms Muslims can forge the best way forward.

Islam in Context will attract all people who find themselves attracted to an alternative choice to the simply packaged descriptions of the connection among Islam and the West.

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By Peter G. Riddell, Peter Cotterell

In fresh months, a lot awareness has been paid to Islam and the better Muslim international. a few research has been overtly adverse, whereas much more has been overly simplistic. Islam in Context is going in the back of the hot predicament to debate the background of Islam, describe its easy constitution and ideology, discover the present department among Muslim moderates and extremists, and recommend a manner forward.

Authors Peter G. Riddell and Peter Cotterell draw from resources akin to the Qur'an, early Christian chronicles of the Crusades, and modern Muslim and non-Muslim writings. They circulate past the stereotypes of Muhammad—both idealized and negative—and argue opposed to the parable that rather fresh occasions within the center East are the one reason for the conflict among Islam and the West.

Riddell and Cotterell ask the non-Muslim global to try to appreciate Islam from the viewpoint of Muslims and to recognize prior errors. whilst, they problem the Muslim international by means of suggesting that Islam stands this present day at an essential crossroads and in basic terms Muslims can forge the best way forward.

Islam in Context will attract all people who find themselves attracted to an alternative choice to the simply packaged descriptions of the connection among Islam and the West.

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Nietzsche and Islam by Roy Jackson

By Roy Jackson

In the sunshine of present occasions, fairly the ‘post September eleventh’ debates with a lot specialize in features of the ‘clash of civilisation’ thesis, the problem of Islamic id is a vital one. while Friedrich Nietzsche was once addressing an viewers of a unique tradition and age, his personal originality, creativity, mental, philological and old insights permits a clean and enlightening realizing of Islam in the context of our smooth era.

In this ebook, Roy Jackson units out to determine:

  • Why did Nietzsche consider prone to be so beneficiant in the direction of the Islamic culture but so serious of Western Christianity?
  • How vital was once faith for Nietzsche’s perspectives on such issues as ethical and political philosophy and the way does this support us to appreciate the Islamic reaction to modernity?
  • How does Nietzsche’s special outlook and method support us to appreciate such key Islamic paradigms because the Qur’an, the Prophet, and the ‘Rightly-Guided’ Caliphs?

Nietzsche and Islam offers an unique and clean perception into Nietzsche’s perspectives on faith and exhibits that his philosophy could make a massive contribution to what's thought of to be Islam’s key paradigms. As such will probably be of curiosity to a various readership and should supply necessary fabric for researchers while pondering faith, Islam and the future.

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By Roy Jackson

In the sunshine of present occasions, fairly the ‘post September eleventh’ debates with a lot specialize in features of the ‘clash of civilisation’ thesis, the problem of Islamic id is a vital one. while Friedrich Nietzsche was once addressing an viewers of a unique tradition and age, his personal originality, creativity, mental, philological and old insights permits a clean and enlightening realizing of Islam in the context of our smooth era.

In this ebook, Roy Jackson units out to determine:

  • Why did Nietzsche consider prone to be so beneficiant in the direction of the Islamic culture but so serious of Western Christianity?
  • How vital was once faith for Nietzsche’s perspectives on such issues as ethical and political philosophy and the way does this support us to appreciate the Islamic reaction to modernity?
  • How does Nietzsche’s special outlook and method support us to appreciate such key Islamic paradigms because the Qur’an, the Prophet, and the ‘Rightly-Guided’ Caliphs?

Nietzsche and Islam offers an unique and clean perception into Nietzsche’s perspectives on faith and exhibits that his philosophy could make a massive contribution to what's thought of to be Islam’s key paradigms. As such will probably be of curiosity to a various readership and should supply necessary fabric for researchers while pondering faith, Islam and the future.

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The Origins of Islamic Reformism in Southeast Asia: Networks by Azyumardi Azra

By Azyumardi Azra

Professor Azra's meticulous learn, utilizing resources from the center East itself, indicates how students within the 17th and eighteenth centuries have been reconstructing the highbrow and socio-moral beginning of Muslim societies.

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By Azyumardi Azra

Professor Azra's meticulous learn, utilizing resources from the center East itself, indicates how students within the 17th and eighteenth centuries have been reconstructing the highbrow and socio-moral beginning of Muslim societies.

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The Faith of Islám by Edeward Sell

By Edeward Sell

This Elibron Classics ebook is a facsimile reprint of a 1907 version by way of Society for selling Christian wisdom, London.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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By Edeward Sell

This Elibron Classics ebook is a facsimile reprint of a 1907 version by way of Society for selling Christian wisdom, London.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Islam: A Concise Introduction by Huston Smith

By Huston Smith

I received Huston Smith's "Islam" for a church learn crew. The publication have been urged by way of one of many learn crew pariticpants and via a professor acquaintance who makes use of Smith's e-book in a survey of worldwide religions. either gave it excellent reports. And so do I. The advent is principally key to knowing why all who're unusual with Islam--or those that recognize basically what they have gleaned from the media considering that September 11 should still find out about it. Smith's Prologue explains why Islam is so vital a component of the Judeo-Christian traditions within the West. Smith makes use of cogent citations from numerous assets to underscore his statement and knowing of Islam. The subtitle, "A concise advent" is to be taken heavily; each observe during this e-book counts. A great thing about this e-book is that Smith provides a religion that we within the West reflect on unique and overseas, but is born of Abraham as are Judaism and Christianity. whatever I discovered that made this brief publication so important for me is that he explains essentially why the Koran is so frequently misunderstood and why translations appear to be a muddle of chopped up sentences that appear to not carry jointly. It virtually makes one are looking to study Arabic in order to absolutely relish Islam as a religion and lifestyle. No, no, i've got no purpose of changing, yet Smith's e-book has helped me comprehend my very own Christian religion way more in actual fact.

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By Huston Smith

I received Huston Smith's "Islam" for a church learn crew. The publication have been urged by way of one of many learn crew pariticpants and via a professor acquaintance who makes use of Smith's e-book in a survey of worldwide religions. either gave it excellent reports. And so do I. The advent is principally key to knowing why all who're unusual with Islam--or those that recognize basically what they have gleaned from the media considering that September 11 should still find out about it. Smith's Prologue explains why Islam is so vital a component of the Judeo-Christian traditions within the West. Smith makes use of cogent citations from numerous assets to underscore his statement and knowing of Islam. The subtitle, "A concise advent" is to be taken heavily; each observe during this e-book counts. A great thing about this e-book is that Smith provides a religion that we within the West reflect on unique and overseas, but is born of Abraham as are Judaism and Christianity. whatever I discovered that made this brief publication so important for me is that he explains essentially why the Koran is so frequently misunderstood and why translations appear to be a muddle of chopped up sentences that appear to not carry jointly. It virtually makes one are looking to study Arabic in order to absolutely relish Islam as a religion and lifestyle. No, no, i've got no purpose of changing, yet Smith's e-book has helped me comprehend my very own Christian religion way more in actual fact.

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Islam, Religions, and Pluralism in Europe by Ednan Aslan, Ranja Ebrahim, Marcia Hermansen

By Ednan Aslan, Ranja Ebrahim, Marcia Hermansen

Religious and ethnic range became an important and urgent issues in Europe: specifically, the presence of Muslims, their integration, citizenship, and the way to house the inflow of refugees. will we draw at the assets of religions and their leaders for types of peaceable coexistence or do spiritual identities represent hindrances to cooperation and unity?

This quantity treats “Islam, Religions, and Pluralism in Europe” in line with a 2014 convention in Montenegro. specialists study Islam and Muslim matters in addition to Christian views and nation social guidelines. Case stories drawn from Western and japanese Europe together with the Balkans, constructively evaluate and interrogate varied theological, philosophical, pedagogical, criminal, and political versions and techniques that take care of pluralism.

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By Ednan Aslan, Ranja Ebrahim, Marcia Hermansen

Religious and ethnic range became an important and urgent issues in Europe: specifically, the presence of Muslims, their integration, citizenship, and the way to house the inflow of refugees. will we draw at the assets of religions and their leaders for types of peaceable coexistence or do spiritual identities represent hindrances to cooperation and unity?

This quantity treats “Islam, Religions, and Pluralism in Europe” in line with a 2014 convention in Montenegro. specialists study Islam and Muslim matters in addition to Christian views and nation social guidelines. Case stories drawn from Western and japanese Europe together with the Balkans, constructively evaluate and interrogate varied theological, philosophical, pedagogical, criminal, and political versions and techniques that take care of pluralism.

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Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters by Nabeel Qureshi

By Nabeel Qureshi

An unforeseen trip from Islam to Christianity

In Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic trip from Islam to Christianity, entire with friendships, investigations, and supernatural goals alongside the way.

Providing an intimate window right into a loving Muslim domestic, Qureshi stocks how he constructed a keenness for Islam sooner than studying, nearly opposed to his will, proof that Jesus rose from the useless and claimed to be God. not able to disclaim the arguments yet no longer desirous to deny his kinfolk, Qureshi struggled with an internal turmoil that may problem Christians, Muslims, and all those people who are attracted to the world’s nice religions.

About the Author
Dr. Nabeel Qureshi is a former religious Muslim who was once confident of the reality of the Gospel via old reasoning and a non secular look for God. on account that his conversion, he has devoted his existence to spreading the Gospel via instructing, preaching, writing, and debating.

Nabeel has given lectures at universities and seminaries all through North the United States, together with Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, manhattan college, Rutgers, college of Ottawa, college of North Carolina, jap Virginia scientific institution, and Biola college. He has participated in 17 moderated, public debates round North the United States, Europe, and Asia. His concentration is at the foundations of the Christian religion and the early heritage and teachings of Islam.

Nabeel is a member of the talking workforce at Ravi Zacharias foreign Ministries. He holds an MD from jap Virginia clinical college, an MA in Christian apologetics from Biola college, and an MA from Duke collage in faith.

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By Nabeel Qureshi

An unforeseen trip from Islam to Christianity

In Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic trip from Islam to Christianity, entire with friendships, investigations, and supernatural goals alongside the way.

Providing an intimate window right into a loving Muslim domestic, Qureshi stocks how he constructed a keenness for Islam sooner than studying, nearly opposed to his will, proof that Jesus rose from the useless and claimed to be God. not able to disclaim the arguments yet no longer desirous to deny his kinfolk, Qureshi struggled with an internal turmoil that may problem Christians, Muslims, and all those people who are attracted to the world’s nice religions.

About the Author
Dr. Nabeel Qureshi is a former religious Muslim who was once confident of the reality of the Gospel via old reasoning and a non secular look for God. on account that his conversion, he has devoted his existence to spreading the Gospel via instructing, preaching, writing, and debating.

Nabeel has given lectures at universities and seminaries all through North the United States, together with Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, manhattan college, Rutgers, college of Ottawa, college of North Carolina, jap Virginia scientific institution, and Biola college. He has participated in 17 moderated, public debates round North the United States, Europe, and Asia. His concentration is at the foundations of the Christian religion and the early heritage and teachings of Islam.

Nabeel is a member of the talking workforce at Ravi Zacharias foreign Ministries. He holds an MD from jap Virginia clinical college, an MA in Christian apologetics from Biola college, and an MA from Duke collage in faith.

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The Shia Revival - How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the by Vali Nasr

By Vali Nasr

Iranian-born student Vali Nasr has develop into one among America's prime commentators on present occasions within the heart East, famous and welcomed through either media and govt for his "concise and coherent" research (, front-page profile). during this "remarkable paintings" (Anderson Cooper), Nasr brilliantly dissects the political and theological antagonisms inside of Islam, delivering a different and goal knowing of the 1,400-year sour fight among Shias and Sunnis and laying off an important mild on its modern day effects.

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By Vali Nasr

Iranian-born student Vali Nasr has develop into one among America's prime commentators on present occasions within the heart East, famous and welcomed through either media and govt for his "concise and coherent" research (, front-page profile). during this "remarkable paintings" (Anderson Cooper), Nasr brilliantly dissects the political and theological antagonisms inside of Islam, delivering a different and goal knowing of the 1,400-year sour fight among Shias and Sunnis and laying off an important mild on its modern day effects.

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