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With God on Our Side: Politics and Theology of the War on Terrorism

With God on Our Side: Politics and Theology of the War on Terrorism

by Aftab Ahmad Malik
     
 

Drawing upon the expertise of the foremost Christian and Muslim scholars and political analysts, this book discusses the theological and political aspects of the war on terrorism from both Muslim and Christian perspectives and critiques the neoconservative movement and its alliance with the evangelical Christian Right. This new edition examines the political

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Drawing upon the expertise of the foremost Christian and Muslim scholars and political analysts, this book discusses the theological and political aspects of the war on terrorism from both Muslim and Christian perspectives and critiques the neoconservative movement and its alliance with the evangelical Christian Right. This new edition examines the political consequences of this renewed evangelism in relation to Israel, the current manifestations of Muslim extremism, and its impact on peace in the Middle East. The treatise contains six essays from the previous edition, and is brought up to date with 17 new essays, and a new foreword and introduction.

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"A must for anyone who is interested in awakening a human mind that has been duped by false propaganda.—Rachel Giora, professor, Tel Aviv University

"This book departs from the prevalent Western tendency to portray Islamic extremism as an isolated religious aberration."  —Tomis Kapitan, professor, Northern Illinois University

"Aftab Malik has done a masterful job of pulling together some of the best scholars in the field."  —Jess Ghannam, professor, University of California—San Francisco

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780954054465
Publisher:
Amal Press
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Pages:
431
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author


Aftab Ahmad Malik is a research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Culure at the University of Birmingham, author of The Broken Chain: Reflections Upon the Neglect of a Tradition and the editor of The Empire and the Crescent: Global Implications for a New American Century. John L. Esposito is a professor of religion, international affairs, and Islamic studies at Georgetown University. He is former president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies. He is the author of The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality? Khaled Abou El Fadl is a professor of law at UCLA. He was appointed as a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and serves on the board of directors of Human Rights Watch and the advisory board of Middle East Watch. He is the author of The Place of Tolerance in Islam.

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