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Sikhism: "

Grewal, Harjreet. Mandair, Arvind.
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(2017)  | 9789402408454 | Springer | hbk. | book | 500pp
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This volume describes Sikhism, the youngest member of the Indic religious traditions. It looks at the striking features of this tradition and describes its birth in the fifteenth century and its continual evolution between the sixteenth and late twentieth centuries into an independent formation often...

Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi

Taneja, Anand Vivek.
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(2017)  | 9781503603936 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 336pp
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In the ruins of a medieval palace in Delhi, a unique phenomenon occurs: Indiansof all castes and creeds meet to socialize and ask the spirits for help. Thespirits they entreat are Islamic jinns, and they write out requests as ifpetitioning the state. At a time when a Hindu right wing government in India...

Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi

Taneja, Anand Vivek.
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(2017)  | 9781503601796 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp
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In the ruins of a medieval palace in Delhi, a unique phenomenon occurs: Indiansof all castes and creeds meet to socialize and ask the spirits for help. Thespirits they entreat are Islamic jinns, and they write out requests as ifpetitioning the state. At a time when a Hindu right wing government in India...

Hasidic studies : essays in history and gender.

Rapoport-Albert, A.
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(2017)  | 9781906764821 | The Littman Library of Jewish | pbk. | book | 424pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Ada Rapoport-Albert has been a key player in the profound transformation of the history of hasidism that has taken shape since the 1970s. She has never lacked the courage to question conventional wisdom, but neither has she overturned it lightly. The essays in this volume show the erudition and creativity...

Shakti's New Voice: Guru Devotion in a Woman-Led Spiritual Movement

RUDERT, Angela.
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(2017)  | 9781498547543 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 256pp
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Shakti’s New Voice is the first comprehensive study of Anandmurti Gurumaa, awidely popular contemporary female guru from north India known for offeringspiritual teachings and music on satellite television and the Internet. Based onextensive ethnographic fieldwork and religious-historical research—as...

Reinventing the Tripitaka: Transformation of the Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia

Wilkinson, Greg. Wu, Jiang.
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(2017)  | 9781498547574 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 268pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The Chinese Buddhist canon is a systematic collection of all translated Buddhistscriptures and related literatures created in East Asia and has been regarded asone of the “three treasures” in Buddhist communities. Despite its undisputedimportance in the history of Buddhism, research on this huge...

Reasoning with god : reclaiming.

FADL, Khaled Abou El.
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(2017)  | 9780742552333 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 556pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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From laws against the implementation of Shari'ah in the United States to anger about the role of Shari'ah in Egypt's new constitution, many people are confused about the meaning of Shari'ah in Islam and its role in the world today. In Reasoning with God, renowned Islamic scholar Khaled Abou El Fadl...

Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism

Guidère, Mathieu. Guidère, Mathieu.
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(2017)  | 9781538106693 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 650pp | Availability last checked: 6/10/2017
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After the rise of the Islamic State in the Middle East and the new geopoliticallandscape in this region, it is essential for the modern reader to understandthe history that has allowed for and influenced these types of Islamic groups toform. Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism acts as a...

Africana islamic studies.

Conyers, James L. Pitre, Abul. , Conyers, James L. Jr. Pitre, Abul.
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(2017)  | 9781498530392 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 202pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Africana Islamic Studies highlights the diverse contributions that AfricanAmericans have made to the formation of Islam in the United States. Itspecifically focuses on the Nation of Islam and its patriarch Elijah Muhammadwith regards to the African American Islamic experience. Contributors exploretopics...

Handbook of zen, mindfulness, and behavioral health.

Masuda, Akihiko. O'Donohue, William T.
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(2017)  | 9783319545936 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 331pp | Availability last checked: 12/9/2017
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This comprehensive handbook presents a Zen account of fundamental and important dimensions of daily living. It explores how Zen teachings inform a range of key topics across the field of behavioral health and discuss the many uses of meditation and mindfulness practice in therapeutic contexts, especially...

Valmiki's Uttara Kanda: The Book of Answers

VALMIKI, Sattar.
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(2017)  | 9781538104200 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The last and most intriguing book of the Ramayana, the Uttara Kanda is renderedhere by noted Sanskrit scholar Arshia Sattar in vivid, sensuous detail. Firstcomposed around 500 BCE, it tells the story of an unjustly exiled prince, theabduction of his wife from the forest by a ten-headed demon king,...

Valmiki's Uttara Kanda: The Book of Answers

VALMIKI, Sattar.
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(2017)  | 9781538104194 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 316pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The last and most intriguing book of the Ramayana, the Uttara Kanda is renderedhere by noted Sanskrit scholar Arshia Sattar in vivid, sensuous detail. Firstcomposed around 500 BCE, it tells the story of an unjustly exiled prince, theabduction of his wife from the forest by a ten-headed demon king,...

Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

Goldstein, Elizabeth W.
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(2017)  | 9781498500821 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 156pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible explores the role of female blood in theHebrew Bible and considers its theological implications for futureunderstandings of purity and impurity in the Jewish religion. Influenced by thework of Jonathan Klawans (Sin and Impurity in Ancient Judaism), and using thecategories...

Ibn 'Ata' Allah, Muslim Sufi Saint and Gift of Heaven

Bakr Sirajuddin Cook, Abu.
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(2017)  | 9781443895682 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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The Shadhiliyya Sufi Order gave the Muslim world, and those that are interested in Sufism, the inside workings of the great masters Abu’l Hassan al-Shadhili and Abu l-’Abbas al-Mursi. Ibn ‘Ata’ Allah, also a master of the Shadhiliyya Order, is the author of many volumes. His works occupy a unique position...

 

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