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  • Letters to Camondo

    Letters to Camondo
    av Edmund de Waal

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784744311

    I know your street rather well. Count Moise de Camondo lived a few doors away from Edmund de Waal's forebears, the Ephrussi, first encountered in his bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes. Edmund de Waal explores the lavish rooms and detailed…

  • Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

    Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
    av Sam Harris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451636024

    For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and aut

  • Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights

    Prey: Immigration, Islam, and the Erosion of Women's Rights
    av Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062857873

    Why are so few people talking about the eruption of sexual violence and harassment in Europe's cities? No one in a position of power wants to admit that the problem is linked to the arrival of several million migrants--most of them young men--from M…

  • Letters to a Young Muslim

    Letters to a Young Muslim
    av Omar Saif Ghobash

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509842605

    'A powerful celebration of common humanity and compassion . . . deserves to be read widely by people of all faiths and none' - Sunday Times In a series of personal and insightful letters to his sons, Omar Saif Ghobash offers a vital manifesto that t…

  • The Qur'an

    The Qur'an

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199570713

    The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, the sacred text has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English t…

  • The Qur'an

    The Qur'an

    Specialbindning - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199570720

    The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, the sacred text has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English t…

  • Jihad and Death

    Jihad and Death
    av Olivier Roy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046985

    Islamic State has replaced Al Qaeda as the great global threat of the twenty-first century, the bogeyman we have all come to fear. But Daesh started as a local movement, rooted in the resentment of the Sunni Arabs of Iraq and Syria. It is they who h…

  • Contemporary Western Ethnography and the Definition of Religion

    Contemporary Western Ethnography and the Definition of Religion
    av Martin D. Stringer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441141460

    Exploring whether the widespread activity of sitting next to a grave and talking to a deceased person is a religious act forms the basis of this book, and the author argues that it is probably much more typical of a fundamental religious act than mu…

  • Judaism

    Judaism
    av Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138912212

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the ri…

  • Judaism

    Judaism
    av Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138912205

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the ri…

  • The Jewish Cookbook

    The Jewish Cookbook
    av Leah Koenig

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714879338

    A rich trove of contemporary global Jewish cuisine, featuring hundreds of stories and recipes for home cooks everywhere The Jewish Cookbook is an inspiring celebration of the diversity and breadth of this venerable culinary tradition. A true fusion…

  • It's Not About the Burqa

    It's Not About the Burqa
    av Mariam Khan

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509886425

    When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter? Shortlisted for Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year 'Engrossing . . . fascinating . . . courageous' Observer In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked…

  • It's Not About the Burqa

    It's Not About the Burqa
    av Mariam Khan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509886401

    When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter? Shortlisted for Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year 'Engrossing . . . fascinating . . . courageous' – Observer In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron h…

  • Exporting Culture

    Exporting Culture

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783658019204

    Is European culture visible enough in the globalized world? Why is culture from this continent often perceived as ‘old-fashioned’ or even worse as ‘out-dated’? Is the export of national cultural products and services –…

  • Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources

    Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources
    av Martin Lings

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780946621330

    Acclaimed worldwide as the definitive biography of the Prophet in the English language. This book will be read with equal enjoyment by those already familiar with Muhammad's life and those coming to it for the first time.

  • The Right Side of History

    The Right Side of History
    av Ben Shapiro

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062857910

    A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Human beings have never had it better than we have it now in the West. So why are we on the verge of throwing it all away?In 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California&nda…

  • The Right Side of History

    The Right Side of History
    av Ben Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062857903

    A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Human beings have never had it better than we have it now in the West. So why are we on the verge of throwing it all away?In 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California&nda…

  • Sefer Yetzira/the Book of Creation

    Sefer Yetzira/the Book of Creation
    av Aryeh Kaplan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877288558

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603866040

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604599305

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603868457

    An Unabridged Edition to Include: Advice to the Young - Moral Catechism(Of Moral Virtue - Of Humility - Of Mercy - Of Justice - Of Truth - Of Charity and Giving Alms -Of Avarice - Of Frugality and Economy - Of Industry - Of Cheerfulness) - Federal C…

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607960973

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607960980

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621380931

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av MAX WEBER

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621382126

  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
    av Max Weber

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515432517

  • Writing Occupation

    Writing Occupation
    av Julia Elsky

    Halvklotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503613676

    Among the Jewish writers who emigrated from Eastern Europe to France in the 1910s and 1920s, a number chose to switch from writing in their languages of origin to writing primarily in French, a language that represented both a literary center and th…

  • The Koran: A Very Short Introduction

    The Koran: A Very Short Introduction
    av Michael Cook

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192853448

    The Koran has constituted a remarkably strong core of identity and continuity for a religious tradition that is now in its fifteenth century. This Very Short Introduction explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditi…

  • Narratives of Parental Death, Dying and Bereavement

    Narratives of Parental Death, Dying and Bereavement

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030708931

    This collection shows what happens when facing the inevitable and sometimes expected death of a parent, and how such an ordinary part of life as parental death might connect with the children left behind. In many ways, individual deaths are extraord…

  • Monsters and Monstrosity in Jewish History

    Monsters and Monstrosity in Jewish History

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350178113

    This is the first study of monstrosity in Jewish history from the Middle Ages to modernity. Drawing on Jewish history, literary studies, folklore, art history and the history of science, it examines both the historical depiction of Jews as monsters…

  • Monsters and Monstrosity in Jewish History

    Monsters and Monstrosity in Jewish History

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350052147

    This is the first study of monstrosity in Jewish history from the Middle Ages to modernity. Drawing on Jewish history, literary studies, folklore, art history and the history of science, it examines both the historical depiction of Jews as monsters…

  • HabitusAnalysis 2 ? Praxeology and Meaning

    HabitusAnalysis 2 ? Praxeology and Meaning
    av Heinrich Wilhelm Schafer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783658277697

    Starting from the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu, Schäfer composes a methodical approach to habitus of social actors and the logic of their praxis: Building upon the generative terms of praxeology, he focuses on identity and strategy in processes of i…

  • Sexuality in Islam

    Sexuality in Islam
    av Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863564932

    In this classic work, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba asserts that Islam is a lyrical view of life in which sexuality enjoys a privileged status. Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources and seeking to integrate the religious and the sexual, Bouhdiba describe…

  • Sexuality in Islam

    Sexuality in Islam
    av Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415439152

    Originally published in 1985. Beginning with the Qur’an, Abdelwahab Bouhdiba confronts the question of male supremacy in Islam, and the strict separation of the masculine and the feminine. He gives an account of purification practices, of Isla…

  • Terror in France

    Terror in France
    av Gilles Kepel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691174846

    The virulent new brand of Islamic extremism threatening the West In November 2015, ISIS terrorists massacred scores of people in Paris with coordinated attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, cafes and restaurants, and the national sports stadium. On…

  • The Knights Hospitaller

    The Knights Hospitaller
    av Helen J. Nicholson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843830382

    This short study of the history of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta, also known as the Knights Hospitaller, is intended as an introduction to the Order for academics working in other fields, as well as the interested general reade…

  • Women in Muslim Family Law, 2nd Edition

    Women in Muslim Family Law, 2nd Edition
    av John L. Esposito

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815629085

    An exploration of family law as it pertains to women with regard to marriage, divorce and inheritance in the Middle East. This second edition is revised to expand and update coverage of family law reforms that have taken place throughout the Middle…

  • The Book Smugglers ? Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis

    The Book Smugglers ? Partisans, Poets, and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis
    av David Fishman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781512603309

    Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Holocaust category (2017) Runner-up for the National Jewish Book Award, history category (2017) The Book Smugglers is the nearly unbelievable story of ghetto residents who rescued thousands of rare books and…

  • Global Sufism

    Global Sufism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381346

    Sufism is a growing and global phenomenon, far from the declining relic it was once thought to be. This book brings together the work of fourteen leading experts to explore systematically the key themes of Sufism's new global presence, from Yemen to…

  • Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction

    Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction
    av Joseph Dan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195327052

    An account of Kabbalah and its impact outside of Judaism offers a concise and highly accurate look at the history and character of the various systems developed by the adherents of the Kabbalah.

  • Headscarves and Hymens

    Headscarves and Hymens
    av Mona Eltahawy

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780228877

    One of the most controversial, talked-about feminist books from the author of The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls.

  • The Zionist Idea

    The Zionist Idea
    av Arthur Hertzberg

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780827606227

    A classic since its initial publication in 1959, The Zionist Idea is an anthology of writings by the leading thinkers of the Zionist movement, including Theodor Herzl, Ahad Ha-Am, Martin Buber, Louis Brandeis, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes,…

  • Mary, Mother and Warrior

    Mary, Mother and Warrior
    av Linda B. Hall

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292705951

    A Mother who nurtures, empathizes, and heals... a Warrior who defends, empowers, and resists oppression... the Virgin Mary plays many roles for the peoples of Spain and Spanish-speaking America. Devotion to the Virgin inspired and sustained medieval…

  • The Psychology of Religion

    The Psychology of Religion
    av Ralph W. Hood Jr.

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781462535989

    Keeping up with the rapidly growing research base, the leading graduate-level psychology of religion text is now in a fully updated fifth edition. It takes a balanced, empirically driven approach to understanding the role of religion in individual f…

  • On The Eve

    On The Eve
    av Bernard Wasserstein

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846681905

    This is the portrait of a world on the eve of its destruction. Bernard Wasserstein presents a disturbing interpretation of the collapse of European Jewish civilization even before the Nazi onslaught and World War Two. In this revisionist account of…

  • Emotion Of Great Delight

    Emotion Of Great Delight
    av Tahereh Mafi

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405298261

    From bestselling author of the Shatter Me series and the National Book Award-nominated A Very Large Expanse of Sea, Tahereh Mafi, comes a stunning novel about love and loneliness, navigating dual-identity as a Muslim teenager in America, and reclaim…

  • The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition

    The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition
    av Shihab Al Al-Nuwayri, Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107484

    An astonishing record of the knowledge of a civilization, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition catalogues everything known to exist from the perspective of a 14th-century Egyptian scholar and litterateur. More than 9,000 pages and 30 volum…

  • Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition

    Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition
    av Fatima Mernissi
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204233

    Required reading... " -Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at AustinIf a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, ho…

  • The Muqaddimah

    The Muqaddimah
    av Ibn Ibn Khaldun

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691166285

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foun…

  • Reflections on the Revolution in Europe

    Reflections on the Revolution in Europe
    av Christopher Caldwell

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141027777

    'We need books like this' Literary Review 'Western Europe became a multiethnic society in a fit of absence of mind.' Taking us from English suburbs to Parisian housing estates, this provocative, unflinching and engrossing book tackles uncomfortable…

  • Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life

    Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life
    av Hilary Putnam

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253351333

    Distinguished philosopher Hilary Putnam, who is also a practicing Jew, questions the thought of three major Jewish philosophers of the 20th century—Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas—to help him reconcile the philosophi…

  • Hiding in the Open

    Hiding in the Open
    av Zenon Neumark

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853036333

  • On British Islam

    On British Islam
    av John R. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691158549

    On British Islam examines the history and everyday workings of Islamic institutions in Britain, with a focus on shari?a councils. These councils concern themselves with religious matters, especially divorce. They have a higher profile in Britain tha…

  • A Churchless Faith

    A Churchless Faith
    av Alan Jamieson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780281054657

    This text is based on research with those who have left churches but are nethertheless pursuing a journey of faith. Most of the church leavers interviewed for this text had been in their churches for over 15 years; most had held key leadership posit…

  • A New Anthropology of Islam

    A New Anthropology of Islam
    av John R. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521822824

    In this powerful, but accessible new study, John Bowen draws on a full range of work in social anthropology to present Islam in ways that emphasise its constitutive practices, from praying and learning to judging and political organising. Starting a…

  • A New Anthropology of Islam

    A New Anthropology of Islam
    av John R. Bowen

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521529785

    In this powerful, but accessible new study, John Bowen draws on a full range of work in social anthropology to present Islam in ways that emphasise its constitutive practices, from praying and learning to judging and political organising. Starting a…

  • Guds nya barnbarn : att växa upp i kontroversiella religiösa grupper

    Guds nya barnbarn : att växa upp i kontroversiella religiösa grupper
    av Liselotte Frisk, Sanja Nilsson, Peter Åkerbäck

    Häftad - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175043272

    Hur är det att vara barn och växa upp i en religiös minoritetsgrupp som Hare Krishna, Scientologi-kyrkan, Jehovas Vittnen, Knutby Filadelfia, Plymouth-bröderna, Enighetskyrkan eller Guds Barn/Familjen? Boken bygger framför allt på ett 70-tal intervj…

  • Hamas Contained

    Hamas Contained
    av Tareq Baconi

    Halvklotband - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804797412

    Hamas rules Gaza and the lives of the two million Palestinians who live there. Demonized in media and policy debates, various accusations and critical assumptions have been used to justify extreme military action against Hamas. The reality of Hamas…

  • Muslim Identities

    Muslim Identities
    av Aaron W. Hughes

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161473

    Rather than focus solely on theological concerns, this well-rounded introduction takes an expansive view of Islamic ideology, culture, and tradition, sourcing a range of historical, sociological, and literary perspectives. Neither overly critical no…

  • Muslim Identities

    Muslim Identities
    av Aaron W. Hughes

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161466

    Rather than focus solely on theological concerns, this well-rounded introduction takes an expansive view of Islamic ideology, culture, and tradition, sourcing a range of historical, sociological, and literary perspectives. Neither overly critical no…

  • Islamic Fascism

    Islamic Fascism
    av Hamed Abdel-Samad

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633881242

    This polemic against Islamic extremism highlights the striking parallels between contemporary Islamism and the 20th-century fascism embodied by Hitler and Mussolini. Like those infamous ideologies, Islamism today touts imperialist dreams of world do…

  • My Jewish Year

    My Jewish Year
    av Abigail Pogrebin

    Klotband - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941493205

    In the tradition of The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs and Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses by Bruce Feiler comes Abigail Pogrebin's My Jewish Year, a lively chronicle of the author's journey into the sp…

  • Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

    Inside the Muslim Brotherhood
    av Khalil al-Anani

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190073596

    Over the past three decades, through rises and falls in power, regime repression and exclusion, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has endured, proving more resilient than any other Islamist movement in the world. In this book Khalil al-Anani explores…

  • Inside the Muslim Brotherhood

    Inside the Muslim Brotherhood
    av Khalil Al-Anani

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190279738

    Inside the Muslim Brotherhood provides a comprehensive analysis of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt since 1981. The book unpacks the principal factors that shape the Brotherhood's identity, organization, and activism, investigating the processes of s…

  • Alternative Performativity of Muslimness

    Alternative Performativity of Muslimness
    av Amina Alrasheed Nayel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319440507

    The book highlights issues related to the construction of gender in Africa and African identity politics. It explores the limitations of the constructed category of “African Muslim woman” in West Yorkshire. Amina Alrasheed Nayel uses Bla…

  • Rethinking the Holocaust

    Rethinking the Holocaust
    av Yehuda Bauer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300093001

    Yehuda Bauer, one of the world’s premier historians of the Holocaust, here presents an insightful overview and reconsideration of its history and meaning. Drawing on research he and other historians have done in recent years, he offers fresh o…