June 14, 2012 § Leave a comment

Once again listing recent and forthcoming books that have caught my eye, through the end of the year. Previous lists: one, two.

  • Roland Barthes, Mythologies (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, March 2012) – new and complete translation
  • Ann Murphy, Violence and the Philosophical Imaginary (SUNY, May 2012)
  • Naveeda Khan, Muslim Becoming: Aspiration and Skepticism in Pakistan (Duke, June 2012)
  • Julian Murphet and Mark Steven (eds), Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy’s The Road (Continuum, June 2012)
  • Judith Butler, Parting Ways: Jewishness and the Critique of Zionism (Columbia, July 2012)
  • Robert Gleave, Islam and Literalism: Literal Meaning and Interpretation in Islamic Legal Theory (Edinburgh, August 2012)
  • Christian W. Troll and C.T.R. Hewer (eds), Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam (Fordham, August 2012)
  • Jon D. Levenson, Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (Princeton, September 2012)
  • Navid Kermani, The Terror of God: Attar, Job, and the Metaphysical Revolt (Polity, September 2012)
  • Melissa Finn, Al-Qaeda and Sacrifice: Martyrdom, War and Politics (Polity, September 2012)
  • Ward Blanton and Hent de Vries (eds), Paul and the Philosophers (Fordham, October 2012)
  • Muhammed Rustom, The Triumph of Mercy: Philosophy and Scripture in Mulla Sadra (SUNY, October 2012)
  • Anver Emon, Religious Pluralism in Islamic Law (Oxford, October 2012)
  • Hussein Ali Agrama, Questioning Secularism: Islam, Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law in Modern Egypt (Chicago, October 2012)
  • Elisabeth Weber (ed), Living Together: Jacques Derrida’s Communities of Violence and Peace (Fordham, November 2012)
  • Mucahit Bilici, Finding Mecca in America: How Islam is Becoming an American Religion (Chicago, November 2012)
  • Wael Hallaq, The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament (Columbia, December 2012)
  • Richard Gauvain, Salafi Ritual Purity: In the Presence of God (Routledge, December 2012)
  • Umar F. Abdallah Wymann-Landgraf, Malik and Medina: Islamic Reasoning in the Formative Period (Brill, December 2012)

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