Arabs Down Under

Author: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi
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ISBN: 9781902932194
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Arabs Down Under from the Author: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi. Ibrahim, a freelance journalist from Arabia, has always been deeply aware of his rich Arabian heritage and history but has become disillusioned and disheartened by the seemingly incessant onslaught of Western suspicion, abuse and adverse media attention thrust upon his people. To Ibrahim and his family, it seems as if Western paranoia and prejudice against the Arab has become set in stone. It is to escape this climate of hostility that Ibrahim decides to take his wife, two sons and three daughters on a holiday away from the heat of the Middle Eastern summer and visit an old journalist friend, Mark, a staunch Englishman who has retired to New Zealand. There, they could assimilate a new culture, meet new people with new ideas, and see a land seldom visited by their fellow Arabs and which has therefore remained untouched by the long tentacles of the Islamic extremist. In the weeks that follow, Ibrahim discusses with his old friend the ticklish questions of Western misconception, misunderstanding and the perceived inequalities of his race. Together they are able to dispel the myths and identify the areas of ignorance that prevail in the West and which do so much damage to the image of the Arab. Above all, Ibrahim is able to nurture within his young teenage offspring the seeds of a brighter future, one within which peace and reconciliation between the worlds of Islam and the West are of paramount importance.

Arabic English Dictionary

Author: F. Steingass
Publisher: Asian Educational Services
ISBN: 9788120608559
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Arabic English Dictionary from the Author: F. Steingass. 22 cm.

Postcolonial Voices From Downunder

Author: Jione Havea
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532605870
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Postcolonial Voices From Downunder from the Author: Jione Havea. How do indigenous matters inform, irritate and advance postcolonial theologies and postcolonial biblical criticisms? What options emerge from confronting readings of religious, customary, scriptural, political and cultural texts, traditions, leanings, bodies and anxieties? These two questions epitomize the concerns that the contributors address in this collection. The postcolonial voices that come together between the covers of this book show that indigenous subjects and heritages do matter in the theological and hermeneutical business, for we all have something to learn from First Peoples, and that theologians and biblical critics have much to gain from (and offer to) confronting and troubling traditional views and fears. Ê Together in this book, the postcolonial voices from Downunder (geographically: Oceania, Pasifika; ideologically: marginalized, minoritized) confront political and religious bodies, including Christian churches, on account of their participation in and justification of the occupation and poaching of native lands, wisdom, wealth, and titles. This book is for First Peoples and Second Peoples, whether they are down under or up yonder, who are curious about possible advents of postcolonial theologies and postcolonial biblical criticisms in the future.

Philosophers Of War

Author: Daniel Coetzee
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313070334
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Philosophers Of War from the Author: Daniel Coetzee. This user-friendly reference systematically covers the entire intellectual history of strategy and war, in all cultures and all times.

Aristotle S Meteorology And Its Reception In The Arab World

Author: Paul Lettinck
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004109339
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Aristotle S Meteorology And Its Reception In The Arab World from the Author: Paul Lettinck. A survey of what Arabic scholars have written on the subjects treated in Aristotle's "Meteorology." It is investigated how they were influenced by one another and by previous Greek commentators. Also, two Arabic treatises are edited and translated.

Encyclopedia Of The History Of Arabic Science

Author: Roshdi Rashed
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134977239
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Encyclopedia Of The History Of Arabic Science from the Author: Roshdi Rashed. The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area. In three fully-illustrated volumes the Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science documents the history and philosophy of Arabic science from the earliest times to the present day. The set as a whole covers seven centuries. Thirty chapters, written by an international team of specialists from Europe, America, the Middle East and Russia cover such areas as astronomy, mathematics, music, engineering, nautical science and scientific institutions.