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The Holy Qur'an

By: Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wordsworth: 2001

Seller ID: 2208036


Faint crease. 2001 Trade Paperback. The Holy Qur'an (also known as The Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. As it was revealed, so it was committed to memory by his companions, though written copies were also made by literate believers during the lifetime of the Prophet. The first full compilation was by Abu Bakar, the first Caliph, and it was then r... View more info

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Al-Qur'an: A Contemporary Translation

By: Ali, Ahmed

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2267878


Corners lightly bumped. 2001 Trade Paperback. 572, [2] pp. Original Arabic text opposite English translation. This bilingual edition of the Qur'an, the Holy Book of Islam, was first published in the United States in 1988. Ahmed Ali, the distinguished Pakistani novelist, poet, critic, and diplomat, presents this elegant and poetic translation in a contemporary and living voice. On each page, the original Arabic and the translated English sit side by side, encouraging the ... View more info

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Shaping the Future: Challenge and Response

By: Crane, Robert Dickson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tapestry Press, Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197870


First edition. Signed by author. Jacket lightly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. xxx, 159 pp. The problems of America can be addressed successfully only through a movement designed to follow a strategy exactly the opposite of that followed, at least until recently, by all the failed Islamist movements around the world, both those that gained power and those that have miserably failed to do so. More importantly, a successful traditionalist movement in America should work from the ... View more info

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Monday Night Jihad (A Riley Covington Thriller)

By: Elam, Jason; Yohn, Steve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: 2199326


Pages toned, general light wear. 2007 Trade Paperback. x, 368 pp. He thought his deadliest enemy knelt across the line of scrimmage. He was wrong! After a tour of duty in Afghanistan, Riley Covington is living his dream as a professional linebacker when he comes face to face with a radical terrorist group on his own home turf. Drawn into the nightmare around him, Riley returns to his former life as a member of a special ops team that crosses oceans in an attempt to stop ... View more info

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Nimbus: The Creation Story According To Mr. G.

By: Fourth Way

Price: $3.00

Publisher: IDHHB Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 1518843


Single spine crease. 1978 Trade Paperback. 182 pp. Nothing you have ever read before can prepare you for the jagged edge of truth, the mysterious convolutions, and the sheer, shattering shock of this unique, hitherto suppressed Fourth Way tour de force. To first readers of this philosophical format, Nimbus will open the mind to a startling area of cognition whose existence was unknown. But all readers - regardless of preconceived preference - will fall flat on their cong... View more info

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Islam's Political Culture: Religion and Politics in Predivided Pakistan

By: Jawed, Nasim Ahmad

Price: $4.50

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1999

Seller ID: 1532476


Review copy. Stain on front cover. 1999 Trade Paperback. 294 pp. This book examines the political dimension of Islam in predivided Pakistan (1947-1971), one of the first new Muslim nations to commit itself to an Islamic political order and one in which the national debate on Islamic, political, and ideological issues has been the most persistent, focused, and rich of any dialogues in the contemporary Muslim world. Nasim Jawed draws on the findings of a survey he conducte... View more info

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The Koran: Selected Suras

By: Jeffery, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261477


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number X:22 laid in. Spine faded, 2 inch surface tear on rear slipcase panel, owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper. 1958 Hard Cover. 231 pp. Tall 8vo. Decorative borders on each page by Valenti Angelo. A selection of suras from the Islamic Qur'an, translated from the original Arabic by Arthur Jeffery. View more info

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The Jewel of Medina: A Novel

By: Jones, Sherry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Beaufort Books, Inc: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207865


First edition. 2008 Hard Cover. ix, 358 pp. Author's first novel. Born Aisha bint Abi Bakr in seventh century Arabia, she would become the favorite wife of the Prophet Muhammad, and one of the most revered women in the Muslim faith. Married at the age of nine, The Jewel of Medina illuminates the difficult path Aisha confronted, from her youthful dreams of becoming a Bedouin warrior, to her life as the beloved wife and confident of the founder of Islam.Extensively researc... View more info

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Muslim Extremism in Egypt: The Prophet and Pharaoh

By: Kepel, Gilles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1985

Seller ID: 1296900


Includes original jacket. Sticker on front panel, spine faded.Very Good. 1985 Hard Cover. 250 pp. Gilles Kepel takes us into the world of the students, professionals, workers, and unemployed who are caught up in the Islamic movements of our day. Events that have riveted world attention -- the World Trade Center bombing, assassinations in Beirut, the attempt on the life of the Pope, the assassination of Sadat -- are illuminated by this penetrating study which surveys the ... View more info

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Surrogate Proletariat: Moslem Women and Revolutionary Strategies in Soviet Central Asia, 1919-1929

By: Massell, Gregory J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1974

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1291765


Inscribed & signed by author. Association copy -- inscribed to Professor Brenda Meehan, a fellow researcher of Russian society. Review letter from publisher laid in. Includes original jacket. Jacket price clipped.Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Concerns of This Book; The Structure of This Study; Some Limitations of This Study: Problems of Data and Interpretation; Map; Revolution and Tradition: The Initial Confrontat... View more info

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The Wisdom of the Throne: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mulla Sadra (Princeton Library of Asian Translations) (UNESCO Collection of Representative Works: Arabic Series)

By: Morris, James Winston

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261945


First edition. Presentation copy, card reading 'Compliments of the Author' laid in. Boards foxed, endpapers lightly foxed, jacket edges rubbed with two small closed tears. 1981 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 275 pp. 8vo. An introduction to the philosophy of the 17th century Islamic mystical philosopher Mulla Sadra, including a translation of al-Hikmah al-arshiyah (The Wisdom of the Throne), which is considered his most sophisticated reflection on prophecy and theology. View more info

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The Crusades

By: Paine, Michael

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2201351


Ink name to front endpaper.Near Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. 144 pp. This book examines the bloody, violent, and sometimes farcical reality behind our images of the Crusades, traces the chronology of the campaigns from 1095, when the first crusade was set in motion by Pope Urban II, to 1291, and teh fall of Acre, and looks at the lives of such legendary figures as Richard the Lionheart and Saladin.Keywords: MICHAEL PAINE CRUSADES HISTORY MIDDLE AGES MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS MILITARY... View more info

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In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power

By: Pipes, Daniel

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper Colophon: 1983

Seller ID: 1296940


Light wear. 1983 Trade Paperback. 373 pp. CONTENTS: Understanding Islam in Politics; Islamic Sacred Law and Politics; The Medieval Synthesis; Relations with Non Muslims; the Civilization of Islam; Encountering the West; Western Armies and Civilization; New Attitudes toward the Sacred Law; Responses to Western Political Ideologies; Muslim Anomie; Muslim Ambivalence; The Islamic Revival: A Survey of Countries; The Great Oil Boom; The Revival and Future Choices. View more info

The Muslim Community of the Indo-Pakistan Subcontinent (610-1947)

By: Qureshi, Ishtiaq Husain

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Mouton & Co., 'S-Gravenhage: 1962

Seller ID: 1500523


Spine faded, endpapers slightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 397 pp. The history of the Muslim community the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent has never found its rightful place in historical literature. This is not due to any dearth of material, because the Muslims have been keen recorders of events. Nor does this history lack elements of interest; even as a tale of adventure it is worth telling. The Muslims established and sustained an... View more info

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Delicious Laughter: Rambunctious Teaching Stories from the Mathnawi of Jelaluddin Rumi

By: Rumi

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maypop Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268301


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. A collection of Rumi's more controversial poetry. View more info

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We Are Three: New Rumi Translations

By: Rumi; Barks, Coleman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Maypop Books: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268302


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 1988 Trade Paperback. A collection of Rumi's most captivating poems presented here in a new translation. View more info

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The Hundred Tales of Wisdom: Life, Teachings and Miracles of Jalaludin Rumi from Aflaki's Munaqib

By: Rumi; Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Octagon Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268408


1st printing. Highlighter to one page only. 1992 Trade Paperback. Christians and Jews, as well as Muslims, called Jalaludin Rumi their teacher. Born in Afghanistan in the 13th century, Rumi is widely considered one of the greatest mystical teachers, and perhaps the greatest mystical poet of all time. View more info

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Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World

By: Said, Edward W.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1981

Seller ID: 1297963


Pages toned, spine creased. 1981 Trade Paperback. An unusually sharp look at the way in which the U.S. press and experts have dealt with the crisis in the Middle East and Iran. View more info

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The Magic Monastery

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Octagon Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268405


A few ink marks. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. This beautiful collection of stories is one of Shah's best-selling books, and a stirring example of the Sufi system of development at work in the world today. The Magic Monastery was the first book to include stories written by Shah, along with traditional tales illustrating the instructional methods employed by Middle Eastern sages during the last thousand years--mostly unpublished. View more info

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Learning How to Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1981

Seller ID: 2268406


Pages toned, ink marginalia. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Defines the Sufi principles of learning and compares Eastern and Western approaches to acquiring knowledge. View more info

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Caravan of Dreams

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Octagon Press: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2268407


A few ink marks. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A colorful caravan of Eastern oral and written literature, this collection includes many best-known teaching stories of the dervish philosophers and mystics, writings by Idries Shah on Mecca and on Islam, poetry, proverbs, allegories, and symbolic tales of amazing richness and variety as The Story of Mushkil Gusha, The Magic Horse, and The Two Brothers. View more info

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Thinkers of the East

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1972

Seller ID: 2268409


Pages toned, a few ink marks. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of entertaining anecdotes and parables in action illustrating the eminently practical and lucid approach of Eastern dervish teachers. Distilled from the teachings of more than one hundred sages in three continents, it offers an extraordinary variety of underlying themes, from the inner significance of outward service to real and imagined desire. View more info

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The Sufis

By: Shah, Idries; Graves, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Anchor Press / Doubleday: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268948


Spine creased, pages faintly toned. 1971 Mass Market Paperback. xxvii, 451 pp. Introduction by Robert Graves. A unique and little-known religion, Sufism follows a mystical teaching and a way of life that has had an enormous though largely unrecognized impact on both the East and West for four thousand years. This authoritative book fills a colossal gap in Western documentation of Eastern subjects. View more info

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Ramadan Moon

By: Sheikh, Fazal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fazal Sheikh: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266156


First edition. No jacket. A fine copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 53 pp. The photographer's third and most stunning collection. A splendid production: Two-volume set. Rich black pictorial cloth boards with red titles on spine. Several hundred copies of the two books, which are intended by the photographer to be sold together despite the genuine difference in tone of each volume, were distributed to Dutch parliamentarians, judges, mayor... View more info

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A Camel for the Son

By: Sheikh, Fazal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fazal Sheikh: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266157


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 110 pp. Fazal Sheikh (born June 27, 1965 in New York City) is an artist who uses photographs to document people living in displaced and marginalized communities around the world. View more info

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Towards Understanding The Basics of Islam: A Selection from the Qur'an and the Hadith

By: Siddique, Dr. Kaukab

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Thinker's Library Pte Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 1500576


Single light spine crease, lightly rubbed. 1981 Trade Paperback. A relevant discussion of a selection of Qur'anic verses and Hadith by an active worker for Islam. The discussion is based on classical tafasir (commentaries on the Qur'an) and the authentic books of hadith. The writer was helped by his own involvement in the Islamic struggle to bring out the relevance of the Qur'an and the Hadith. Each item in the selection is complete in itself. This book, like others writ... View more info

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Shaihu Umar

By: Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Alhaji; Hiskett, Mervyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1968

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266787


Second printing. Front wrapper lightly foxed, ink note on front wrapper verso. 1968 Trade Paperback. 80 pp. A family saga, written by the first Federal Prime Minister of Nigeria. It focuses on the struggles of Umar and his mother, and describes Umar's dramatic journey across the desert with a slave caravan. It provides a glimpse into the lives of women and children in a black Islamic society. View more info

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The Haj: A Novel

By: Uris, Leon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2269473


Jacket spine head previously mended with tape, jacket faintly toned. 1984 Hard Cover. 566 pp. The Haj is a novel published in 1984 by American author Leon Uris about a Palestinian Arab family caught up in the area's historic events of the 1920s–1950s as witnessed by Ishmael, the youngest son. The story begins in 1922 when Ibrahim, Ishmael's father, takes over the position of muktar from his dying father in the relatively isolated village of Tabah in the Ajalon Valley, ... View more info

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The Hadj: An American's Pilgrimage to Mecca

By: Wolfe, Michael

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1998

Seller ID: 1534167


1998 Trade Paperback. 331 pp. A convert to Islam describes his pilgrimage to Mecca, recounting his preparations for the trip, the significance of the pilgrimage, and his journey across Muslim North Africa. View more info