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…

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…

Who Speaks For Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

ISBN13: 9781595620170 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description In a post-9/11 world, many Americans conflate the mainstream Muslim majority with the beliefs and actions of an extremist minority. But what do the world’s Muslims think about the West, or about democracy, or about extremism itself? Who Speaks for Islam?…