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  • Daily Wisdom: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad by Abdur Raheem Kidwai
    Daily Wisdom: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (English, Hardback) Abdur Raheem Kidwai

    A presentation of the Prophet Muhammad's teachings that engages the reader in a moment of daily reflection. It contains 365 traditions covering a whole year.

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  • Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul & on Breaking the Two Desires by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali
    Al-Ghazali on Disciplining the Soul & on Breaking the Two Desires (English, Paperback) Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali

    The spiritual life in Islam begins with riyadat al-nafs, the inner warfare against the ego. Distracted and polluted by worldliness, the lower self has a tendency to drag the human creature down into arrogance and vice. This translation of two chapters from The Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihya' 'Ulum al-Din) details the sophisticated spiritual techniques adopted by classical Islam.

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  • Moeen by Moeen Ali
    Moeen (English, Hardback) Moeen Ali

    The match-winning superstar of the England cricket team finally shares his remarkable personal story in this eagerly-awaited autobiography. Longlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards, 2018 Daily Mail's Book of the Year, 2018

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  • Bandit Saints of Java by George Quinn
    Bandit Saints of Java (English, Paperback) George Quinn $10.72 $11.76
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  • Reflections by Gai Eaton
    Reflections (English, Paperback) Gai Eaton

    From 1978 to 1996, the late Gai Eaton gave a series of talks on BBC Radio about Islam and its role in contemporary society and this account features 86 of these talks?variously titled ?Reflections,? ?Words of Faith,? and ?Pause for Thought.? Providing a beautifully clear and accessible introduction to Islam's central tenets, principles, and practices, this book utilizes wisdom, humanity, and humor...

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  • Politics of Piety by Saba Mahmood
    Politics of Piety (English, Paperback) Saba Mahmood

    Provides an analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt.

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  • Al-Ghazali on the Condemnation of Pride and Self-Admiration by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali
    Al-Ghazali on the Condemnation of Pride and Self-Admiration (English, Paperback) Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali

    The Condemnation of Pride and Self-Admiration is the first translation into a European language of chapter twenty-nine of The Revival of the Religious Sciences, a monumental work of classical Islam written by the greatest theologian-mystic of Islam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (d. 1111). Perhaps the most important chapter in the whole of the Revival, The Condemnation of Pride and Self-Admiration delves...

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  • The Headscarf Debates by Anna C. Korteweg
    The Headscarf Debates (English, Paperback) Anna C. Korteweg, Gokce Yurdakul

    Explores how the headscarf has become a political symbol used to reaffirm or transform national stories of belonging. Anna Korteweg and Goekce Yurdakul juxtapose current cultural and political debates and interviews with social activists in France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Turkey to chart how the headscarf can reaffirm old or produce new national identities.

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  • Sold To Be A Wife by Maggie Hartley
    Sold To Be A Wife (English, Paperback) Maggie Hartley

    Only foster carer Maggie Hartley stands in the way of a young girl and the family determined to make her a child bride. A moving and inspirational true story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of TOO YOUNG TO BE A MUM and WHO WILL LOVE ME NOW?

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  • Muhammad: His Character and Conduct by Adil Salahi
    Muhammad: His Character and Conduct (English, Paperback) Adil Salahi

    At a time when the Prophet is much maligned by writers, cartoonists, and various other detractors this book aims to show Muhammad's true character in detail, both in its most everyday and most extraordinary moments.

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  • Islam on Serving Humanity 2015 by Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
    Islam on Serving Humanity 2015 (English, Paperback) Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

    The focus of this book is upon consciously and proactively serving those in need, be they of any colour, creed or religion. Islam admonishes those who fail to see and address the needs of the poor, weak, elderly, oppressed, orphans, widows, refugees, travelers and prisoners.

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  • Al-Britannia, My Country by James Fergusson
    Al-Britannia, My Country (English, Paperback) James Fergusson

    Shortlisted for the British Academy Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018....

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  • Islam on Mercy and Compassion by Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
    Islam on Mercy and Compassion (English, Paperback) Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

    For Muslims, this book is essential reading to help reclaim Islam back from those who portray it as merely a socio-political enterprise devoid of compassion for humanity and the rest of creation. Non-Muslims, on the other hand, will be able to appreciate these lesser known aspects of Islam, which in fact form its core philosophy.

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  • Scripture, Poetry, and the Making of a Community by Angelika Neuwirth
    Scripture, Poetry, and the Making of a Community (English, Hardback) Angelika Neuwirth

    In this book, the Qur'an is portrayed in its first and original manifestation, i.e., as the proclamation of the Prophet Muhammad addressed to his listeners. Angelika Neuwirth shows how the proclamation of the Qur'an and its debate of both the Biblical and the pagan poetic traditions gradually induced the emergence of a new religious community.

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  • Al-Ghazali on the Manners Relating to Eating by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali
    Al-Ghazali on the Manners Relating to Eating (English, Paperback) Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali

    Al-Ghazali on the Manners Relating to Eating is the eleventh chapter of The Revival of the Religious Sciences which is widely regarded as the greatest work of Muslim spirituality. This volume begins the section dealing with man and society, and the norms of daily life. While concentrating on a daily activity, eating, al-Ghazali presents the importance of aligning every aspect of one's life with...

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  • What is Veiling? by Sahar Amer
    What is Veiling? (English, Paperback) Sahar Amer

    An engaging introduction to one of the most visible, controversial and least understood emblems of Islam. This concise, easy-to-read and even-handed introduction explores the historical, religious and cultural background; contemporary debates about the veil; and the varied, shifting meanings the veil has had for Muslim women.

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  • Understanding Jihad by David Cook
    Understanding Jihad (English, Paperback) David Cook

    Jihad is one of the most loaded and misunderstood terms in the news today. Contrary to popular understanding, the term does not mean "holy war." This book looks closely at a range of sources from sacred Islamic texts, and focuses on the role of Islam in the contemporary world.

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  • What is a Madrasa? by Ebrahim Moosa
    What is a Madrasa? (English, Paperback) Ebrahim Moosa

    Explains the role of the madrasa in the cultural, intellectual and religious experience of Muslims. This title helps readers understand the history, place and function of the madrasa in Muslim religious, cultural and political world. It includes a glossary of key non English terms used in the book.

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  • Islam - An Introduction: Teach Yourself by Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
    Islam - An Introduction: Teach Yourself (English, Paperback) Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood

    A complete introduction to the history, beliefs, religious practices and social customs of Islam.

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