By Ziauddin Sardar,Robin Yassin-Kassab

ISBN-10: 1849043167

ISBN-13: 9781849043168

Ziauddin Sardar aspects with the philosophers of al-Andalus of their fight with orthodox theologians, Robin Yassin-Kassab is going on a poetic trip, Nazry Bahrawi unearths how the Andalusi philosophers tamed the secular, Gema Martin Munoz is dismayed via the works of the Spanish Orientalists, Emilio Gonzalez-Ferrin argues that al-Andalus isn't just a time previous additionally a time current, Matthew Carr explores the plight of Muslims who have been pressured to transform to Christianity, David Shasha describes the achievements of Sephardic Jews, Cherif Abderrahman Jah tunes into the musical legacy of al-Andalus, Brad Bullock seeks to empower girls, Marvine Howe meets the hot Muslims of Iberia, Jordi Sarra del Pino wows to withstand Spain s new Reconquista, Alev Adil and Aamer Hussein obtain 9 postcards from Andalusia, Boyd Tonkin is captivated through a ebook competition in Granada, Zara Amjad and Gulzar Haider reimagine the Cordoba Mosque as a sacred house for all religions, and Merryl Wyn Davies will get the shivers whereas hearing the Spanish tenor Jose Carreras belting out Granada . additionally during this factor: Vinay Lal explores Gandhi s angle to Palestine, Barnaby Rogerson reprimands the Muslim aversion to canines, 4 poems via the captivating Rowyda Amin, a quick tale via John Liechty, and a dozen luminaries of al-Andalus we should always all admire.

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