13 Dec 2019

Category: Islam

The Koran: A Very Short Introduction
Islam

The Koran: A Very Short Introduction 

The Koran has constituted a remarkably resilient core of identity and continuity for a religious tradition that is now in its fifteenth century. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Cook provides a lucid and direct account of the significance of the Koran both in the…

The End of Islamism
Islam

The End of Islamism 

Whereas the West is entering post-democratic society –a terrifying police state of total surveillance and control; we are already in the post-Islamist era. The real failure is not being out of government, but when a social movement loses its soul and its historical purpose. All…

The Sufis Ed 7
Islam

The Sufis Ed 7 

‘Perhaps the best introduction to the body of Shah’s work, the most comprehensively informative. And one is immediately forced to use one’s mind in a new way.’– The New York TimesWhen it first appeared in 1964, The Sufis was welcomed as the decisive work on…

Islamophobia
Islam

Islamophobia 

Despite numerous sources suggesting that Islamophobia is becoming both increasingly prevalent and societally acceptable in the contemporary world, there remains a lack of textual sources that consider either the phenomenon itself, or its manifestations and consequences. There is no authoritative text that attempts to understand…