Islamic Finance in the Global Economy by Ibrahim Warde

By Ibrahim Warde

Long ago decade, Islamic finance has grown at charges exceeding 20% a yr. it really is now a $200 billion undefined, with operations in over 70 international locations. This e-book explains the ambiguity of a procedure rooted within the medieval period thriving within the worldwide economic system. It strains the evolution of Islamic finance, explores its value from a ancient and comparative viewpoint, and considers the strategic, advertising, managerial, political, monetary, regulatory and cultural demanding situations confronted by way of Islamic associations. in line with rigorous educational examine in addition to enormous empirical paintings, this authoritative booklet is decided to turn into a useful reference paintings for all people with an curiosity in Islamic and center jap economics, company and finance.

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Islam Unveiled: Disturbing Questions About the World's by Robert Spencer

By Robert Spencer

In "Islam Unveiled," Robert Spencer dares to stand the tough questions about what the Islamic faith really teaches--and the possibly ominous implications of these teachings for the way forward for either the Muslim international and the West. Going past the shallow contrast among a "true" peaceable Islam and the "hijacked" Islam of terrorist teams, Spencer probes the Koran and Islamic traditions (as good because the background and present-day scenario of the Muslim global) as a part of his inquiry into why the world's quickest turning out to be religion has a tendency to arouse fanaticism. "Islam Unveiled" evaluates the connection among Islamic fundamentalism and "mainstream" Islam; the fixation with violence and jihad; the explanations for Muslims' annoying remedy of ladies; and devastating results of Muslim polygamy and Islamic divorce legislation. Spencer explores different daunting questions--why the human rights list of Islamic international locations is so unrelievedly grim and the way the foundation explanations of this checklist exist in easy Muslim ideals; why technology and excessive tradition died out within the Muslim world--and why this can be a root reason behind smooth Muslim resentment. He evaluates what Muslims study from the lifetime of Muhammad, the fellow that Islam hails because the ultimate version of human habit. primarily, this provocative paintings grapples with the query that almost all preoccupies us this present day: can Islam create winning secularized societies that would coexist peacefully with the West's multicultural mosaic?

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Picturing Islam: Art and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld by Kenneth M. George

By Kenneth M. George

Picturing Islam: paintings and Ethics in a Muslim Lifeworld explores problems with faith, nationalism, ethnicity, and globalization in the course of the lifestyles and paintings of the sought after modern Indonesian artist Abdul Djalil Pirous.

  • Presents a different addition to the anthropology of artwork and religion
  • Demonstrates the effect of Islam, ethnicity, nationalism, and globalization at the paintings and lifetime of an across the world famous postcolonial artist
  • Weaves jointly visible and narrative fabrics to inform an engrossing tale of a worldly Muslim artist
  • Looks at modern Islamic paintings and how it's been produced within the world's greatest Muslim state, Indonesia

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Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar by Martin C. Libicki

By Martin C. Libicki

Our on-line world, the place information—and as a result critical value—is kept and manipulated, is a tempting goal. An attacker can be a individual, crew, or nation and will disrupt or corrupt the platforms from which our on-line world is equipped. while states are concerned, it really is tempting to match fights to battle, yet there are very important modifications. the writer addresses those alterations and methods the us defend itself within the face of assault

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An Introduction to the Hadith by John Burton

By John Burton

The Hadith are believed to be the phrases of the Prophet, memorised by means of his fans and written down within the first or moment centuries AH. it is a transparent creation to the arguments surrounding either the Hadith and the files themselves. evaluating the perspectives recommend within the Hadith with these of the Qur'an, it takes the coed via all elements of the Hadith in transparent and obtainable phrases.

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Philosophical Grammar by Ludwig Wittgenstein

By Ludwig Wittgenstein

Convinced different reviewers of this ebook could have neglected the purpose. no longer that it is not alright to pass over the purpose now and then, occasionally it is a great point to overlook the purpose, yet its now not very valuable in a publication assessment. the fast cause as to why this booklet is worthy studying is since it used to be edited through Rush Rhees who has a special standpoint on Wittgenstein than lots of his different literary executors that's worthy being uncovered to. The mid-sized cause is this is "Middle interval" Wittgenstein, and it's attention-grabbing to monitor a superb brain query itself within the method that Wittgenstein is commencing to do right here. The lengthy cause is that there are principles right here which are referenced within the overdue Wittgenstein and which make clear the guidelines Wittgenstein involves in On walk in the park, Philosophical Investigations, and Zettel.

So in brief, pay no consciousness to reviewers who lack the history to appreciate what this booklet is for, or who have no idea the right way to learn a e-book like this. If you haven't but been uncovered to Wittgenstein, do not commence right here. learn Philosophical Investigations and On sure bet first. learn the Blue and Brown Books. flick thru Zettel and Philosophical comments. these all comprise a extra cohesive photo of the man's inspiration. for individuals with a few history on Wittgenstein searching for extra to think about, good, that is what I received from this publication. And it is invaluable.

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