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195 L.E

Islam and the Plight of Modern Man

Sayyed Hossein Nasr
This is a revised and updated edition of this seminal work on the responses of Islam to the modern world. Starting with the present-day condition of man in the modern world and the dilemma of the present-day Muslim, Seyyed Hossein Nasr discusses the interchange that has continued between Islam and the...

180 L.E

Islam Past, Present, and Future

الاسلام بين الماضى الحاضر و المستقبل
Hans Küng
For more than two decades, the world’s religions have been a central topic for Hans Küng. As one of the best-known pioneers of dialogue between cultures, his books have been a source of inspiration for millions of people. In this extraordinarily comprehensive book, he gives an in-depth account of Islam’s...

140 L.E

Invocation of the Name of Jesus

As Practiced in the Western Church
Edited by Rama Coomaraswamy
The method of prayer known as Hesychast or the Prayer of Jesus, as practiced in the Eastern Orthodox Church, has in the past few years become a central focus of Western Catholics and Christians in general who are interested in devotional or contemplative practices. In this anthology of writings from...

180 L.E

Ideals and Realities of Islam

Seyyid Hossein Nasr
This classic book, written by one of the world's leading scholars of Islamic culture, addresses interested Western readers as well as Muslims who have received a Western education. It is firmly grounded in the Muslim tradition and it seeks to convey the truth of Islam as revealed in the Qur'an and followed...

210 L.E

Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya on the Invocation of God

Translated by M. Abdurrahman Fitzgerald and Youssef Slitine
Written in the fourteenth century by the renowned theologian Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, this treatise movingly details the many blessings of the remembrance of God. Through discussions of the ego, the nature of the body, the ephemerality of the world, the degrees of prayer, fasting, charity, and the purification...

100 L.E

Gifts for the Seeker

Imam ‘Abdallah Ibn ‘Alawi Al-Haddad
Imam Al-Hadad

80 L.E

From Arab Poet to Muslim Saint Ibn al-Farid, His Verse, and His Shrine

Th. Emil Homerin
Through a detailed examination of a renowned Arab mystical poet, Th. Emil Homerin provides one of the first case studies to illustrate an obscure aspect of popular Islamic faith—the sanctification of saints and the creation of shrines in medieval times. Despite the fact that Muslims have venerated saints...

190 L.E

Equity and Fairness in Islam

Mohammad Hashim Kamali
This is the first work in the English language to deal specifically with the subjects of equity and fairness in Islamic law. prof. M.H. Kamali takes these concepts back to their origin in the qur’an, the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad, and the era of the Companions of the Prophet in the first two centuries...

170 L.E

Early Sufi Women

Abu Abd ar-Rahman as-Sulami Translated by Rkia Elaroui Cornell
Early Sufi Women is the earliest known work in Islam devoted entirely to women's spirituality. Written by the Persian Sufi Abü 'Abd ar-Rahman as-Sulami (d. 1021), this long-lost work provides portraits of eighty Sufi women who lived in the central Islamic lands between the eighth and eleventh centuries...

140 L.E

Divine Governance of the Human Kingdom Including What the Seeker Needs and The One Alone

Interpreted by Tosun Bayrak
Ibn Arabi

150 L.E

Historical Dictionary of the Coptic Church

A comprehensive new reference work
Gawdat Gabra
According to tradition, Saint Mark brought Christianity to Egypt during the first century, and in so doing formed the basis for the Coptic Orthodox Church. Today, Copts comprise the largest Christian community in the Middle East. They make up perhaps tenth of Egypt’s population, and many hundreds of...

120 L.E

Coptic Saints and Pilgrimages

Otto F.A. Meinardus
The Coptic Christian tradition is one that goes back almost two thousand years to the very beginnings of Christianity: Mark the Evangelist himself is said to have brought the faith to Alexandria. In his Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity (AUC Press, 1999), renowned scholar Otto Meinardus reviewed...

120 L.E

Coptic Monasteries Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture

A comprehensive survey of Egypt’s monastic art
Gawdat Gabra With a historical introduction by Tim Vivian
Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art. Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic heritage....

150 L.E

Coptic Life in Egypt

A photographic portrait of Egypt’s Christians
Claudia Yvonne Wiens Introduced by Yousriya Loza Sawiris
While a number of photographic books on Egypt’s Christians have concentrated on the artistic and architectural heritage of the Copts, Coptic Life in Egypt focuses on the religious traditions and social life of the ordinary people, revealing a little-known side of the lived religion of a Christian community...

90 L.E

Christians in Egypt Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant Communities Past and Present

From the leading authority on Egyptian Christianity
Otto F.A. Meinardus
Drawing on more than four decades of experience studying Christian communities in Egypt, Otto Meinardus offers here a sweeping overview of the principal Christian churches and organizations in Egypt today. For the first time, this wealth of information has been gathered into one volume, making it an...
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