09 Aug 2020

Category: Islam

Islam

Women in Islam: The Western Experience 

Women in Islam investigates the ongoing debate across the Muslim world and the West on the position of women in Islam. Anne-Sofie Roald focuses on how Islamic perceptions of women and gender change in Western Muslim communities. She shows how Islamic attitudes towards social concerns…

Islam

Islam and Morality: A Philosophical Introduction 

Islam and Morality considers how Islam, the Qur’an, and other Islamic texts have approached the ethics of a variety of contemporary and historical issues. Oliver Leaman provides a varied, balanced, and thought-provoking account of how Islamic thinkers discussed medical ethics, wealth, poverty, the environment, and…

Historical Study & Educational Resources

Modern Things on Trial: Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935 

In cities awakening to global exchange under European imperial rule, Muslims encountered all sorts of strange and wonderful new things―synthetic toothbrushes, toilet paper, telegraphs, railways, gramophones, brimmed hats, tailored pants, and lottery tickets. The passage of these goods across cultural frontiers spurred passionate debates. Realizing…