The Venture of Islam, Volume 3: The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times

Product Description The Venture of Islam has been honored as a magisterial work of the mind since its publication in early 1975. In this three-volume study, illustrated with charts and maps, Hodgson traces and interprets the historical development of Islamic civilization from before the birth of Muhammad to the middle of the twentieth century. This…

The Day of Islam: The Annihilation of America and the Western World

Product DescriptionIn two previous books, Osama’s Revenge and The Al Qaeda Connection, seasoned investigative reporter Paul Williams revealed the alarming potential for nuclear terrorism on U.S. soil and the sinister connections among organized crime, illegal immigrants, and al Qaeda. Now, Williams broadens his focus beyond al Qaeda to provide readers with newly uncovered information on…

111 Questions on Islam: Samir Khalil Samir on Islam and the West

ISBN13: 9781586171551 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThe terrorist attack on the Twin Towers, the Afghan conflict, waves of migration and the presence of twelve million Muslims in the European Union: these are just a few of the things that have helped contribute to a growing interest in Islam,…

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…

Defeating Political Islam: The New Cold War

ISBN13: 9781591027041 Condition: USED – VERY GOOD Notes: Product DescriptionAl Qaeda and its sympathizers are often viewed as isolated fanatics outside of the mainstream Muslim population outlaws not only in the West but also in respectable Muslim nations. This book argues just the opposite: that in fact terrorism is the logical outgrowth of an international…

1453: The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West

ISBN13: 9781401308506 Condition: USED – VERY GOOD Notes: Product DescriptionNow in trade paperback, a gripping exploration of the fall of Constantinople and its connection to the world we live in today The fall of Constantinople in 1453 signaled a shift in history, and the end of the Byzantium Empire. Roger Crowley’s readable and comprehensive account…

Homosexuality in Islam: Islamic Reflection on Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims

Product DescriptionMany Islamic authorities claim that homosexuality is categorically forbidden, but the reality is much less clear-cut. There are no verses in the Qur’an that unambiguously condemn homosexuals, and there are some that suggest they can be tolerated in Muslim communities. In addition, reports from Hadith that condemn homosexual and transgender persons are of dubious…

My Year Inside Radical Islam: A Memoir

Product DescriptionMy Year Inside Radical Islam is a memoir of first a spiritual and then a political seduction. Raised in liberal Ashland, Oregon, by parents who were Jewish by birth but dismissive of strict dogma, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross converted to Islam in college-a process that began with a desire to connect with both a religious community…

My Year Inside Radical Islam: A Memoir

Product DescriptionMy Year Inside Radical Islam is a memoir of first a spiritual and then a political seduction. Raised in liberal Ashland, Oregon, by parents who were Jewish by birth but dismissive of strict dogma, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross converted to Islam in college-a process that began with a desire to connect with both a religious community…

The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future

ISBN13: 9780393329681 Condition: USED – VERY GOOD Notes: Product DescriptionThe New York Times bestseller: “Historically incisive, geographically broad-reaching, and brimming with illuminating anecdotes.”—Max Rodenbeck, New York Review of Books Profiled on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, Iranian-born scholar Vali Nasr has become one of America’s leading commentators on current events in the…

What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

ISBN13: 9780060516055 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement — the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of…

Through Our Enemies’ Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America, Revised Edition

ISBN13: 9781597971621 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThis seminal work on modern terrorism assesses the changes and continuities in Osama bin Laden’s thinking since 2002. In order to win the war against terrorism, argues Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA’s bin Laden Unit, we must first stop dismissing…

Science & Islam: A History

ISBN13: 9781848310810 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description History’s least-known yet most fertile period in science was the extraordinary Islamic scientific revolution between 700 and 1400. The story of the scientists and inventors is woven into a journey through the Islamic empires of the middle ages that enabled this…

Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations

ISBN13: 9781439157312 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description“This woman is a major hero of our time.” —Richard Dawkins Ayaan Hirsi Ali captured the world’s attention with Infidel, her compelling coming-of-age memoir, which spent thirty-one weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Now, in Nomad, Hirsi Ali tells of…