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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • Isaac Vossius (1618-1689) between Science and Scholarship
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: July 2012
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    • This volume describes how Isaac Vossius (1618-1689) rose to fame in the fascinating world of seventeenth-century scholarship and science.
  • Isaac la Peyrère (1596-1676)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 1987
  • Isaak von Ninive und seine <i>Kephalaia Gnostika</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2015
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    • In <i>Isaak von Ninive und seine Kephalaia Gnostika</i>” Nestor Kavvadas attempts a reconstruction of the historical context and the underlying systematic structure of Isaac of Nineveh’s (7th century AD) teaching on the working of the Holy Spirit. In <i>Isaak von Ninive und seine Kephalaia Gnostika</i> versucht Nestor Kavvadas eine Rekonstruktion des historischen Kontexts und der zugrundeliegenden systematischen Struktur der Lehre Isaaks von Ninive (7. Jh. n.Chr.) vom Wirken des Heiligen Geistes.
  • Isaiah among the Ancient Near Eastern Prophets
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2007
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    • Offering a comparison between the earliest parts of the book of Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies, this book maintains that ancient Israelite prophecy, of which Isaiah was an exponent, was much in conformity with ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general.
  • Isaiah in Context
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2010
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    • The present collection of essays in honour of Arie van der Kooij offers a rich and original contribution to the study of the Book of Isaiah in the context of ancient near-eastern writings as well as on its reception history.
  • Isis on the Nile. Egyptian Gods in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2010
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    • Against the background of questions on cultural identity and memory, this book offers an overview of the development of the cults of Isis in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, often presenting new or unpublished material.
  • Islam and International Law
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2013
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    • Islam and International Law explores the multi-faceted relationship of Islam and international law. Current debates on Sharia, Islam and the “West” often suffer from prejudice and platitudes. The book seeks to engage such self-centrism by providing a plurality of perspectives, both in terms of interdisciplinary research and geographic backgrounds.
  • Islam and Muslims in Germany
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2008
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    • The contributions in this volume aim to reflect the variety of current Muslim social practices and life-worlds in Germany. The volume presents fresh theoretical approaches and in-depth analyses of a rich mosaic of communities, cultures and social practices. Issues of politics, religion, society, economics, media, art, literature, law and gender are addressed.
  • Islam and Rationality
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2015
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    • Islam and Rationality offers an account of Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī as a rational theologian who created a symbiosis of philosophy and theology and infused rationality into Sufism, and how his work was received by later Muslim, Christian and Jewish scholars.
  • Open Access Islam and the Making of the Nation
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2012
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    • A testament to the relevance of historical research in understanding contemporary politics, <i>Islam and the Making of the Nation</i> guides the reader through the contingencies of the past that have led to the transformation of a nationalist leader into a 'separatist rebel' and a 'martyr', while at the same time shaping the public perception of political Islam and strengthening the position of the Pancasila in contemporary Indonesia.
  • Islam in South Asia
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • Drawing on Muslim cultures in South Asia, this volume provides new insights into social and intellectual history of the complex forms of cultural articulation from seventh to the twentieth century, elaborating on various trends and tendencies in a pluralist setting.
  • Islam, Colonialism and the Modern Age in the Netherlands East Indies
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: July 2014
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    • In this biography Nico J.G. Kaptein studies the life and times of Sayyid ʿUthman (1822-1914), the most prominent Muslim scholar of his time in the Netherlands East Indies.
  • Islamic Cultures, Islamic Contexts
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2014
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    • This collected volume brings together a range of articles in honor of Professor Patricia Crone.
  • Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2015
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    • In <i>Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista</i>, Alan Verskin examines the efforts of Islamic jurists to articulate a new law which would address the predicament of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia.
  • Islamic Law in Theory
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2014
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    • This book studies a range of Islamic texts, and employs contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law.
  • Islamic Law on Peasant Usufruct in Ottoman Syria
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2012
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    • Drawing on Hanafi legal texts from Ottoman Syria between the 17th and early 19th centuries, this book examines how jurists balanced the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords on state and waqf lands, contributing in the process to the dynamism of the law and the adaptability and longevity of the Ottoman land system.
  • Islamic Legal Thought
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2013
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    • In <i>Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists</i>, twenty-three scholars each contribute a chapter containing the biography of a distinguished Muslim jurist and a translated sample of his work. Jurists of the formative, classical and modern periods are represented.
  • Islamic Mysticism
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 1999
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    • This is a general survey of the rise and development of Islamic mysticism (Sufism) up to the modern period, which takes into account the latest achievements of scholarship on the subject. Sufism is examined from a variety of perspectives: as a vibrant social institution, a specific form of artistic expression, an ascetic and contemplative practice, and a distinctive intellectual tradition. <i>Islamic Mysticism</i> by Knysh is a comprehensive survey of the interesting and fascinating world of Islamic Mysticism.
  • Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2011
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    • This collection of essays covers the classical heritage and Islamic culture, classical Arabic science and philosophy, and Muslim religious sciences, showing continuation of Greek and Persian thought as well as original Muslim contributions to the sciences, philosophy, religion, and culture of Islam.
  • Islamic Piety in Medieval Syria
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2007
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    • A study of the religious thought and practice of Muslims of all social echelons in Syria during the crusades and the anti-Frankish jihad, this book offers an intimate and complex analysis of the texture of medieval Islamic piety.

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