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This survey of more than one century of inner-Islamic ecumenical activities in modern times concentrates on the role of the Cairo-based Azhar University and its relations to Shiite scholars. Particular emphasis is laid on the mutual dependency of theology and politics in the modern Islamic ...
This book provides new information abtout the development of Indonesian Muslims' thinking on issues of theology. This theological thought, especially as reflected in the works of the modernist Muslim thinkers, may be seen as a nascent systematic attempt to draw up the essential beliefs of Islam ...
The important issue of state-religion relationship in the Middle East is investigated through a sophisticated analysis of state fatwas and of the public and institutional role of the Egyptian State Mufti from 1895 to present.
William E. Shepard
Social Justice in Islam was written by an Egyptian Islamic writer who has greatly influenced current activists. This work shows the development of the author's thinking by translating the last edition and giving alternative readings from the earlier ones.
This catalogue comprises full descriptions of the Arabic manuscripts which entered the Wellcome collections in 1986. A new type of the catalogue entry makes the book useful for specialists in various fields from conservators to historians of medical ethics.
In this publication, the extensive but cautious use of opium in a variety of remedies by Baghdad physicians in the ninth century shows an amazing awareness of the therapeutic usefulness and potential dangers of the opiate.
This volume provides surprising new insights into the interrelation of medical practice, public health and politics in 19th century Iran, esp. the assimilation of Western medicine into indigenous systems.
Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Gary Leiser and Noury Al-Khaledy
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