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Modern Hadith StudiesContinuing Debates and New Approaches

Modern Hadith Studies: Continuing Debates and New Approaches

Belal Abu-Alabbas, Christopher Melchert, and Michael Dann (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441797
eISBN:
9781474491228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441797.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The authenticity of hadith—whether this or that report is correctly attributed—was a major subject of scholarship in the Middle Ages and has continued to be today. However, this collection of ... More

Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and BeyondHistorical and Contemporary Case Studies

Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Simon Stjernholm and Elisabeth Özdalga (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Preaching has been central to Muslim communities throughout the centuries. The liturgical Friday sermon, the khuṭba, is a prime example, although other genres that are less commonly known also serve ... More

Anthropomorphism in IslamThe Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More

The Temptation of Graves in Salafi IslamIconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

Ondrej Beránek and Pavel Tupek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417570
eISBN:
9781474444774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417570.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In various parts of the Islamic world over the past decades, virulent attacks have targeted Islamic funeral and sacral architecture. Rather than being random acts of vandalism, these are associated ... More

Scotland's MuslimsSociety, Politics and Identity

Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Peter Hopkins (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

How do Muslims living in Scotland identify with the nation and how do they feel about their local communities? What are their experiences of education, work and religious spaces? How do they ... More

Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theologyal-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Hussein Ali Abdulsater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404402
eISBN:
9781474434898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404402.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

According to some Muslim theologians, God is not free to act; He is bound by human ethics. To be just, He must create an individual of perfect intellect and infallible morality. People are obligated ... More

IslamisationComparative Perspectives from History

Islamisation: Comparative Perspectives from History

A. C. S. Peacock (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417129
eISBN:
9781474434980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417129.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Edinburgh University Press is one of the leading university presses in the UK. We publish academic books and journals in our selected subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, ... More

A History of Islam in Indonesia

A History of Islam in Indonesia

Carool Kersten

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681839
eISBN:
9781474434973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is the first single-volume study of the Islamisation of Indonesia from the first evidence of the acceptance of Islam by indigenous peoples until the present day. It offers an overview of the ... More

Muslim CosmopolitanismSoutheast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Khairudin Aljunied

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474408882
eISBN:
9781474430432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408882.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Cosmopolitan ideals and pluralist tendencies have been employed creatively and adapted carefully by Muslim individuals, societies, and institutions in modern Southeast Asia to produce the necessary ... More

Islamic Thought in ChinaSino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 21st Century

Islamic Thought in China: Sino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 21st Century

Jonathan Lipman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402279
eISBN:
9781474422468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The eight essays in this volume, written by scholars from six countries, narrate the continuing translations and adaptations of Islam and Muslims within Chinese culture through the writings of ... More

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