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Islam, Judaism, and the Political Role of Religions in the Middle East

Product DescriptionFrom the foreword: “The ‘clash of civilizations’ thesis is a gimmick, like ‘The War of the Worlds,’ better for reinforcing defensive self-pride than for…

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The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace

Product DescriptionAn intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance…

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Recognizing Islam: Religion and Society in the Modern Middle East

Product DescriptionRecent crises in the Middle East have flooded the media with sensationalist and inaccurate portraits of Islam. This revised edition of Gilsenan’s classic work…

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