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The Holy Qur'an

By: Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (translator)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wordsworth: 2001

Seller ID: 2208036

ISBN: 1853267821

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 1568882424

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 141431731X

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0825305187

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0691064938

Condition: Very Good


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 Moors: The Islamic West 7th-15th Centuries AD (Men-at-Arms)

By: Nicolle, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273413

ISBN: 1855329646

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2001 Soft Cover. 48 pp. The high point of medieval Islamic expansion was the 700-year presence of the 'Moors' in Spain and Portugal. The Arab and Berber conquest was followed by the establishment of a richly distinct culture in Andalusia, where for a while Muslim and Christian co-operated as often as they fought. The rise and fall of successive Islamic dynasties brought new invaders, fragmentation and disunity; and the growing Christian kingdoms to the north... View more info

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The Crusades

By: Paine, Michael

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2201351

ISBN: 0785821686

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 8185199140

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0961891610

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0863040586

Condition: Very Good


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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Thinkers of the East

By: Shah, Idries

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1972

Seller ID: 2268409

ISBN: 0140034102

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0385079664

Condition: Very Good


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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A Camel for the Son

By: Sheikh, Fazal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fazal Sheikh: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266157

ISBN: 0970761309

Condition: Near Fine


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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Shaihu Umar

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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1968

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266787

Condition: Very Good


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 Hadj: An American's Pilgrimage to Mecca

By: Wolfe, Michael

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Grove Press: 1998

Seller ID: 1534167

Condition: Very Good


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

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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

By: Yousafzai, Malala; Lamb, Christina

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273427

ISBN: 0316322423

Condition: Near Fine


Minor blue smudge on page ridge. 2015 Trade Paperback. xx, 330, 16 pp. I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while ridi... View more info