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  • The Ordinances of Government: Al-Ahkam As-Sultaniyyah W'at Wilayat Al Dinniyya - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    is an acknowledged classic on the structure and nature of government in the Islamic tradition Written at a time when the fortunes of the Caliphate in Baghdad where at a low ebb it provides a comprehensive and rational presentation of the prerogatives of the sovereign as proclaimed by divine law and outlines the duties and rights of each major public office in the state Paperback 240mm x 167mm 312 pages

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  • Proceedings of a Conference on IBN Hindu's Book, the Key to Medicine and a Guide for Students - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    logic He then deals with matters specifically medical devoting separate sections to anatomy diseases pulse and names of medicinal substances During the conference specialists in medicine psychiatry pharmacy Islamic studies and academicians presented valuable research papers documented with accurate information and evidenced with scientific analysis The book contains two parts one in Arabic and one in English Although not necessarily identical in their content they each focus on the study

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  • The Unique Necklace: Volume Three - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    its meaning included all that a well informed person had to know in order to pass in society as a cultured and refined individual This meaning later evolved and included belles letters in the form of elegant prose and verse that was as much entertaining as it was morally educational such as poetry pleasant anecdotes proverbs historical accounts general knowledge wise maxims and even practical philosophy Ibn Abd Rabbih s imagination and organization saved his encyclopedic compendium from becoming a chaotic jumble of materials by conceiving of it as a necklace composed of twenty five books each of which carried the name of a jewel Each of the twenty five books was organized around a major theme and had an introduction written by Ibn Abd Rabbih followed by his relevant adab selections of verse and prose on the theme of the book He drew on a vast repertoire of sources including the Bible the Qur an and the Hadith and the works of al Jahiz ibn Qutayba al Mubarrad Abu Ubayda ibn al Muthanna and several others as well as the diwans of many Arab poets including his own poetry Volume I of this translation of al Iqd al Farid

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  • Three Treatises on the I'jAz of the Qur'An - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    evolution Arabic literary criticism The inimitability of the Qur An is considered a miracle authenticating the holy scripture of Islam and proving the veracity of Muhammad s prophethood Yet despite its importance in Islamic thought and Qur Anic studies few of the Arabic works on I jaz have been translated into Western languages The three Arabic treatises in this book are relatively short ones they afford different points of view

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  • The Perfect Guide to the Sciences of the Qur'an: Volume One - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    The translation at hand is of the first volume Al Itqan is perhaps the most outstanding work of its kind in the field of Qur anic Sciences Exhaustive in its sources and its subjects thoughtfully and lucidly written the work is also well arranged Readers will be taken by the depth breadth scope and mastery of the author while noting how much Muslim scholars have devoted to the study of

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  • The Book of Misers: Al-Bukhala - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    world Generosity is regarded by Arab society as one of the principle virtues and this satire on miserliness has a clear social purpose With acute powers of observation light hearted scepticism his comic sense and satirical turn of mind he ridicules both individuals and groups such as school masters singers or scribes In addition there is much incidental detail about traditional culture and conduct This translation makes this work available

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  • Al-Qushayri's Epistle on Sufism - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    C E and the moral and ethical dilemmas they were facing in trying to strike a delicate balance between their ascetic and mystical convictions and the exigencies of life in a society governed by rank wealth and military power In al Qushayri s narrative the Sufi friends of God awaliya are depicted as the true if uncrowned kings of this world not those worldly rulers who appear to be lording it over the common herd of believers Yet even the most advanced Sufi masters should not take salvation for granted Miracle working no matter how spectacular cannot guarantee the Sufi a favorite outcome in the afterlife for it may be but a ruse on the part of God who wants to test the moral integrity of his servant In the Epistle these and many other Sufi motifs are illustrated by the anecdotes and parables that show al Qushayri s fellow Sufis in a wide variety of contexts suffering from hunger and thirst in the desert while performing pilgrimage to Mecca participating in spiritual concerts reciting the Qur an waging war against the infidel enemy and their own desires earning their livelihood meditating in a retreat praying working miracles interacting with

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  • North Korea Caught in Time: Images of War and Reconstruction - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    years witnessed unimaginable turbulence both in the devastation of the Korean War and in the postwar ferment in which military interventions by the Chinese and the Americans both played a part Comprising more than 100 rare photos most never before seen in print North Korea Caught in Time documents the country s destruction and painful rebirth The accompanying text analyzes the regime s totalitarian ethos and highlights their many official

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