20 Jan 2020

Category: Islam

Christian Books & Bibles

The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon, 1050-1300 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) Ed 4 

This revisionary study of Muslims living under Christian rule during the Spanish “reconquest” delves into the subtleties of identity under the thirteenth-century Crown rule of Aragon. Brian Catlos uncovers a social dynamic in which sectarian differences comprise only one of the many factors in the…

Americas

American Jihad: Islam After Malcolm X 

American Jihad is the only popular book available about the religious experience of Muslims, both black and white, in America. With over one billion faithful worldwide, and over six rnillion in the United States alone, Islam is the world’s fastest-growing religion. In fact, the population…

Agricultural Sciences

The Halal Food Handbook 

A unique handbook providing a set of good practice standards for both producers and consumers of Halal food This accessible, authoritative book covers all aspects of Halal from its origins through to how we expect Halal to develop in the coming years. It explains what…

Islam

Unholy Dilemma 3 (A Search for logic) 

Unholy Dilemma 3 – A Search for logic in the Qur’an is a book which deals with the claims, admonitions, scientific errors, conflations, and absurdities that are found in the Islamic Holy Writ. Various Surahs and Ayahs (chapter and verse) are quoted and then examined…

Agricultural Sciences

Halal Food: A History 

Food trucks announcing “halal” proliferate in many urban areas but how many non-Muslims know what this means, other than cheap lunch? Here Middle Eastern historians Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene provide an accessible introduction to halal (permissible) food in the Islamic tradition, exploring what halal…

Islam

The Great Introduction to Astrology by Abu Ma’šar (Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies) (English, Arabic and Ancient Greek Edition) 

Abū Ma’͑sar’s Great Introduction to Astrology (mid-ninth century) is the most comprehensive and influential text on astrology in the Middle Ages. In addition to presenting astrological doctrine, it provides a detailed justification for the validity of astrology and establishes its basis within the natural sciences…