American Christians and Islam: Evangelical Culture and Muslims from the Colonial Period to the Age of Terrorism

Product Description In the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, many of America’s Christian evangelicals have denounced Islam as a “demonic” and inherently violent religion, provoking frustration among other Christian conservatives who wish to present a more appealing message to the world’s Muslims. Yet as Thomas Kidd reveals in this sobering book, the conflicted…

Seen and Heard: A Century of Arab Women in Literature and Culture

Product DescriptionHow are Arab women seen by others? How do Arab women see themselves? New York University professor Mona Mikhail’s new collection of essays casts a wide net over literature, film, popular culture, and the law in order to investigate the living, often rapidly changing, reality of Arab women and their societies. Whether she examines…

Arab Society and Culture: An Essential Guide

ISBN13: 9780863566165 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description Arab Society and Culture provides wide-ranging essays and supplementary readings that examine recent social and cultural change in Arab societies. From investigations of consumerism and Islam on the Internet to changing attitudes toward sex, gender, and homosexuality, this collection challenges stereotypes…