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From Revolution to Proxy War About Frontline SyriaFrom Revolution to Proxy War When the Syrian regime used sarin and other chemical weapons against dissidents in August 2013, an estimated 1729 people were killedincluding 400 children. President Barack Obama ...
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Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima By: Alyssa Gabbay About Gender and Succession in Medieval and Early Modern IslamIn Gender and Succession in Medieval and Early Modern Islam: Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima, Alyssa Gabbay examines ...
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By Noah Feldman  The Arab Spring promised to end dictatorship and bring self-government to people across the Middle East. Yet everywhere except Tunisia it led to either renewed dictatorship, civil war, extremist terror, or all three. In The Arab Winter, ...
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Stephen T. Asma How we feel is as vital to our survival as how we think. This claim, based on the premise that emotions are largely adaptive, serves as the organizing theme of Why We Need Religion. This ...
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Martyn Frampton The Muslim Brotherhood and the West is the first comprehensive history of the relationship between the world’s largest Islamist movement and the Western powers that have dominated the Middle East for the past century: Britain and the ...
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John L. Esposito and Natana J. DeLong-Bas Sharia is by now a term that most Americans and Europeans recognize, though few really understand what it means. Often portrayed as a medieval system used by religious zealots to oppress women and ...
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The Iranian Metaphysicals Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny By: Alireza Doostdar What do the occult sciences, séances with the souls of the dead, and appeals to saintly powers have to do with rationality? Since the late ...
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Editor(s): Peter Morey, Amina Yaqin, Alaya Forte Islamophobia is one of the most prevalent forms of prejudice in the world today. This timely book reveals the way in which Islamophobia’s pervasive power is being met with responses that challenge it and ...
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Author:  Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi Foreword by Professor Noel Q. King Published by Al-Ma’arif Publications, Toronto, Canada   This book deals with the history of the Shi‘a Ithna-‘Ashari Muslim community from the early days of Islam up to ...
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Arabic was not just spread by the sword, but by merchants, patron-hunting poets and dowry-seeking princes. Arabs is a dazzling achievement, born of a historian’s passionate affection for his subject. It is a labour of love, achieved after ...
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