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Drawing on canon studies, this book investigates the origins, development and functions of the core of the Sunni ḥadīth canon, the 'Authentic' ḥadīth collections of al-Bukhārī and Muslim, from the time of their authors to the modern period.
Edited by Muhammad Khalid Masud
This publication of analytical studies of the working of the Tablīghī Jamā‘at, which is presently operating in more than eighty countries, provides fascinating information about the contemporary da‘wa phenomenon in Islam. It deals with questions of conversion, gender, religious diversity, ...
edited Annette Hagedorn and Avinoam Shalem
In this impressive collection honouring the German scholar of Islamic art Jens Kröger on his 65th birthday, Avinoam Shalem and Annette Hagedorn bring together twenty-five contributions from a highly distinguished group of experts on Islamic art and specialists of central and south Asian art. ...
Sami G. Massoud
This book examines in a detailed and comprehensive manner, the genealogy of the historiography of the Early Mamluk Circassian period and provides a source-critical assesment of the sources for the reign of al-Zāhir Barqūq (784-91, 792-801/1382-9, 1390-9).
Edited by Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Lennart Sundelin, Sofía Torallas Tovar and Amalia Zomeño
This volume collects papers given at the conference "Documents and the History of the Early Islamic Mediterranean World", including editions of unpublished documents and historical studies, which make use of documentary evidence from al-Andalus, Sicily, Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula, Syria and ...
Shari L. Lowin
This comparative analysis of the Muslim and Jewish exegetical texts on the early life of Abraham provides a new perspective on the extent of the relationship between Islam and Judaism while explaining the particular significance of Abraham in both traditions.
Edited by Linda Komaroff
This volume offers a wide-ranging account of the Mongols in western and eastern Asia in the aftermath of Genghis Khan’s disruptive invasions of the early thirteenth century, focusing on the significant cultural, social, religious and political changes that followed in their wake.
This volume analyses the religious, philosophical and folkloristic content of Ibn Waḥshiyya's (d. 931) Nabatean Agriculture, a book containing rich information on Late Antique paganism in Iraq. The book also contains 61 translated excerpts from the Nabatean Agriculture.
Allen J. Frank
This monograph offers a new approach in the study of identity among the Muslims of Russia, examining the role of oral and written historiography in the formation of sacred and secular identities among the Tatars and Bashkirs.
Edited by Monique Bernards and John Nawas
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