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Abstract The book is the result of the authors’ long-term research covering the history, economy, culture and social issues of Tunisia, which she visited many times. Drawing on various sources, the author takes her research to the end of 2017, paying attention to the “Arab Spring”, where Tunisia was at the forefront. Imprint Vidyasova M.F. Tunisia. The route to the 21st century / Vidyasova M.F.; RAS Insitute of Oriental Studies; MSU Institute of Asian and African countries. — М.: Sadra, 2018. — 696 p., illustrated. – (Islamic and pre-Islamic world: history and politics).
Abstract This is the first complete Russian translation of the book, which ranks second after the Holy Qur’an in terms of significance in the Muslim world. The “Way of eloquence” (Nahj al-Balagha) is widely studied in many Muslim universities, being an example of a sublime and eloquent linguistic style. The book is meant for students and university professors, as well as other readers. Imprint Imam Ali. Way of eloquence / translated from Arabic by T. Chernienko. – M.: OOO “Sadra”, 2018. – 400 p.
Abstract The eighth issue of the Islamic Philosophy Yearbook “Ishraq” contains more than twenty articles in Russian, English and French, dealing with a wide range of issues current in the Islamic philosophical thought and authored by the leading Russian and foreign experts. Imprint Ishraq: Islamic Philosophy Yearbook: 2017. № 8. — М.: Nauka — Vostochnaya literatura, 2017. — 391 p.
Abstract A novel by the Iranian writer M.Keysari tells about one day from the Prophet Muhammad’s life. The 4-year-old boy is raised by the family of his wet-nurse. One day some priests, who found out about the birth of the last Prophet, come to the tribe camp and try kidnapping him. The foster parents of the Prophet Muhammad have just one day to save him and bring him back to his mother and grandfather. For general audience. Imprint Keysari Majid. Three priests / translated from Farsi by S. Tarasova. – М.: ООО Sadra, 2018. – 208 p.
Abstract The “Islamic management” book contains articles of many recognized Islamic scholars. It is the first book that approaches Islamic management not so much from practical, but rather from a theoretical point of view. The research has used such approaches as sensorial, empirical, rational, philosophical, mystical (based on religious and legal principles) and ethical approaches. The book consists of two parts: the first part contains an analysis of Islamic management and its functioning; the second part reveals to the readers the major approaches towards the understanding of its nature. In order to ensure more profound understanding, the authors cite numerous…
Abstract Religious education in schools is one of the forms of the religion's presence in a civic society. Although religious education of students in one country is inimitable due to constitutional, legal, cultural, ethnic, social and political circumstances, referring to this experience is quite useful. The experience of Germany is of strategic meaning for Russia. Similarly to Germany, Russia is a multiconfessional state. Like in Germany, there is a real threat of youth radicalisation in Russia. Therefore, following the German example, Russia should develop a complex long-term strategy to prevent religious radicalisation of Muslim youth through religious education in schools.…
Abstract This work is an attempt to reconstruct the history of the Lakhmid state, which existed from the second half of the 3rd to to the beginning of the 7th century in the southwest Iraq. The rulers of the Lakhmid dynasty reigned over a number of Arab tribes, including those living in Arabia, but at the same time were subject to the Sasanian rulers and served as their governors. The book describes the political history of the state of the Lakhmids, provides observations and generalizations as to its development. Much attention was given to the history of the Sasanian dynasty…
Abstract The book develops the author’s first seminal work, “The theory and practice of Islamic banking”, which was published in 2002. The new monograph analyses the conceptual fundamentals of Islamic economy as a foundation of Islamic banking and demonstrates how religious and ethic precepts and prohibitions form distinguishing features of Islamic banking. It describes the ways used by Islamic banks to attract investment and to place it in assets. The work includes numerous examples from the experience of Islamic banks in Bahrain, United Kingdom, Malaysia, UAE, Pakistan and other countries. The book is concluded with an analysis of the current…