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  • The Life of Muhammad by I. Ishaq
    The Life of Muhammad (English, Hardback)

    A reissued translation which uses Ibn Hisham's abridgement and also includes many additions and variants found in the writings of early authors. The book thus presents in English practically all that is known of the life of the Prophet, and remains a monument of early Arabic prose.

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  • Muhammad by Martin Lings
    Muhammad (English, Paperback)

    Acclaimed worldwide as the definitive biography of the Prophet in the English language. This book will be read with equal enjoyment by those already familiar with Muhammad's life and those coming to it for the first time.

    $20.55 $24.90

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  • Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel
    Five Chimneys (English, Paperback)

    Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

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  • The Things I Would Tell You by Sabrina Mahfouz
    The Things I Would Tell You (English, Paperback)

    Unique anthology celebrating British women writers from a Muslim heritage. Writers include literary heavyweights such as Adhaf Soueif, Leila Aboulela and Kamila Shamsie, as well as young emerging artists leading the way on the UK's spoken word scene. Extensive PR campaign planned for publication.

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  • Night by Elie Wiesel
    Night (English, Paperback)

    Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This title presents an account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith.

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  • A Field Guide to the English Clergy by The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie
    A Field Guide to the English Clergy (English, Hardback)

    The Archbishop of York's behaviour was 'never that expected of a cleric, rarely that expected of a pirate'...

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  • Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives by Chase F. Robinson
    Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives (English, Paperback)

    An accessible introduction to pre-modern Islam, showcasing the individuals - caliphs, law-makers, theologians, poets, mystics and scholars - who shaped the course of early Islamic history.

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  • Modestly by Dina Torkia
    Modestly (English, Hardback)

    "I defy any woman to flick through Modestly, through Dina's musings on bullying, eating disorders, maternity wear, contouring and feminism, and not find something they can relate to" - METRO `This is the story of my life.

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  • The Left's Jewish Problem - Updated Edition by Dave Rich
    The Left's Jewish Problem - Updated Edition (English, Paperback)

    Completely updated new edition. First edition sold 3,000 copies ISBN 9781785901201 - New, updated edition of an important and timely critique of Anti-Jewish sentiment on the left.

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  • The Rage by Julia Ebner
    The Rage (English, Paperback)

    Explosive account of the vicious circle of far right and Islamist extremism

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  • The Great Exegesis by Fakhr al-Din Razi
    The Great Exegesis (English, Paperback)

    Fakhr al-Din Razi's Tafsir, The Great Exegesis, also known as Mafatih al-Ghayb, is one of the great classics of Arabic and Islamic scholarship. Written in the twelfth century, this commentary on the Qur?an has remained until today an indispensable reference work. The Great Exegesis is a compendium not only of Qur?anic sciences and meanings, but also Arabic linguistics, comparative jurisprudence,...

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  • Eric Mendelsohn's Synagogues in America by Michael Craig Palmer
    Eric Mendelsohn's Synagogues in America (English, Hardback)

    In America between 1946 and 1953, the German-Jewish architect Eric Mendelsohn planned seven synagogues, of which four were built, all in the Midwest. In this book, photographer Michael Palmer has recorded in exquisite detail Mendelsohn's four built synagogues in Saint Paul, Saint Louis, Cleveland, and Grand Rapids. These photographs are accompanied by an insightful contextual essay by Ita...

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  • A Specter Haunting Europe by Paul Hanebrink
    A Specter Haunting Europe (English, Hardback)

    In the 20th century, Europe was haunted by a specter of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. Fear of a Jewish Bolshevik plot to destroy the nations of Europe took hold during the Russian Revolution and spread across the continent. Paul Hanebrink shows that the myth of ethno-religious threat is still alive today, in Westerners' fear of Muslims.

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

    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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  • Last Call for Liberty by Os Guinness
    Last Call for Liberty (English, Hardback)

    The American republic is suffering its gravest crisis since the Civil War. Will conflicts, hostility, and incivility tear the country apart? Os Guinness argues that we face a fundamental crisis of freedom as once again America has become a house divided. This grand treatment of history, civics, and ethics in the Jewish and Christian traditions represents Guinness's definitive exploration of the prospects for human freedom today.

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  • The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand
    The Invention of the Jewish People (English, Paperback)

    Shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the 19th century, rather than in biblical times when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation. This book demonstrates the construction of a nationalist myth and the collective mystification that this requires.

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  • Night by Elie Wiesel
    Night (English, Paperback)

    Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the death camps.

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  • An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith by Abu Zakariya Yahya ibn Sharaf Nawawi
    An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    This collection of forty hadith by one of the most famous compilers of hadith is generally regarded as the most popular anthology and the best introduction to the study of the Prophet's sayings which, together with the Qur'an, contain the essential teachings of Islam. The Arabic original has been printed alongside the English translation for the benefit of those with a knowledge of Arabic. The...

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  • The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden
    The Book of Jewish Food (English, Paperback)

    A food book - a feast of the Jewish experience.

    $33.51 $39.55
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  • Not the Enemy by Rachel Shabi
    Not the Enemy (English, Paperback)

    Presents the painful division within Israeli society between Ashkenazi Jews, whose families come from Eastern Europe, and Sephardic or Mizrahi Jews, who come from the Arab countries of the Middle East. This title explores the history of this relationship, tracing it back to the first days of the new state of Israel.

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