01.25.14

January 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

It seems I mostly post booklists here. Again, titles that have caught my eye forthcoming in the next six months (not including those delayed from the last list). **updated

  • Jan-Peter Hartung, A System of Life: Mawdudi and the Ideologisation of Islam (Hurst, December 2013)
  • miriam cooke, Tribal Modern: Branding New Nations in the Arab Gulf (California, January 2014)
  • Andreas Gorke and Johanna Pink, eds., Tafsir and Islamic Intellectual History: Exploring the Boundaries of a Genre (Oxford, January 2014)
  • Angelika Neuwirth, Scripture, Poetry, and the Making of a Community: Reading the Qur’an as a Literary Text (Oxford, January 2014)
  • Elisabeth Roudinesco, Revisiting the Jewish Question (Polity, January 2014)
  • Barbara Cassin et al., eds., Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon (Princeton, February 2014)
  • Jeff Fort, The Imperative to Write: Destitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett (Fordham, February 2014)
  • A. Kevin Reinhart and Robert Gleave, eds., Islamic Law in Theory: Studies in Jurisprudence in Honor of Bernard Weiss (Brill, February 2014)
  • Ernst van den Hemel and Asja Szafraniec, eds., Words: Religious Language Matters (Fordham, February 2014)
  • ‘A’ishah al-Ba’uniyyah, The Principles of Sufism, trans. Th. Emil Homerin (NYU, February 2014)
  • Aaron Hughes, Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism (Oxford, February 2014)
  • Steven Miller, War After Death: On Violence and Its Limits (Fordham, March 2014)
  • Etty Terem, Old Texts, New Practices: Islamic Reform in Modern Morocco (Stanford, March 2014)
  • Ali Mirsepassi and Tadd Graham Fernée, Islam, Democracy, and Cosmopolitanism: At Home and in the World (Cambridge, March 2014)
  • Ahmad al-Alawi, The Qur’an and the Prophet in the Writings of Shaykh Ahmad al-Alawi, trans. Khalid Williams (Islamic Texts Society, March 2014)
  • Sadia Abbas, At Freedom’s Limit: Islam and the Postcolonial Predicament (Fordham, April 2014)
  • Kabir Tambar, The Reckoning of Pluralism: Political Belonging and the Demands of History in Turkey (Stanford, April 2014)
  • Akeel Bilgrami, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment (Harvard, April 2014)
  • Gil Anidjar, Blood: A Critique of Christianity (Columbia, May 2014)
  • Veena Das, Michael Jackson, and Arthur Kleinman, eds., The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy (Duke, May 2014)
  • Rudolph T. Ware III, Walking Qur’an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge and History in West Africa (UNC, May 2014)
  • Sarah Bowen Savant and Helena de Filipe, eds., Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past (Edinburgh, May 2014)
  • Tracy McNulty, Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life (Columbia, June 2014)
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