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Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam, Rouse, Carolyn Moxley
1 Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam Rouse, Carolyn Moxley
0520237951 / 9780520237957 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 2004 by University of California Press. Light wear to covers. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 271 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; Glossary. Language: English. The George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies series. 'Commonly portrayed in the media as holding women in strict subordination and deference to men, Islam is nonetheless attracting numerous converts among African American women. Are these women reproducing their oppression, as it might seem? Or does their adherence to the religion suggest unexpected subtleties and complexities in the relation of women, especially black women, to Islam? Carolyn Rouse sought answers to these questions among the women of Sunni Muslim mosques in Los Angeles, and her study provides rare insight into the meaning of Islam for African American women.' -- from back cover. Keywords: anthropology, African American studies, social history, ethnography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Islam and the Contemporary World, Choudhury, G. W.
2 Islam and the Contemporary World Choudhury, G. W.
0934905193 / 9780934905190 Very Good. 
Paperback. Softcover published 1991 by Library of Islam, Des Plaines, IL. Light wear: top corner at spine is bumped. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 227 pages; Bibliography. Language: English. Chapters: The Islamic Message and Ideals; The Political and Socio-Economic Order in Islam; Islam in Modern Nation States; Towards an Islamic International Organization; The Organization of the Islamic Conference; The Resurgence of Islam. Keywords: religion, religious, Muslim, Moslem, government, politics, international affairs. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Sufism: The Mystical Doctrines and Methods of Islam, Stoddart, William
3 Sufism: The Mystical Doctrines and Methods of Islam Stoddart, William
0877283575 / 9780877283577 Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1976 Samuel Weiser Inc., NY. Noticeable average wear: small archivally-repaired rips to jacket; age-tanning to outer page edges. Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. Note: This is NOT the later, revised edition. 91 pages; Index; Further Reading; black-and-white illustrations. Foreword by R. W. J. Austin. Language: English. 'This book supplies a much-needed explanation of the essential doctrines and practical elements of Sufism for the ever-growing number of people in Europe and the U.S.A. who, from a variety of motives, are attracted to Sufi teachings. Not only students of comparative religion, but all who seek some outlet from today's stifling materialism, will find much in these pages that relates to their condition'.--from jacket flap. Keywords: Islamic, Muslim, mysticism, esoteric, esoterism. [code J] 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Glorious Qur'an (Translation), Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (translator)
4 The Glorious Qur'an (Translation) Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (translator)
8172313691 / 9788172313692 Good. 
Paperback. Small mass-market-paperback size softcover book, 2003 reprint published by Abdul Naeem for Islamic Book Service, New Delhi, India. Light-to-average wear: light crease to front cover; sun-fading to spine and near spine edge. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Great reading / research copy. 466 pages; Index; list of Arabic names with their English equivalents; 21-page Introduction. Language: English (translated by Abdullah Yusuf Ali). Keywords: Islamic, Islam, Muslim, sacred text, book, scripture, Allah, Surah, Prophet, Koran. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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