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Title:
The shared well : a concise guide to relations between Islam and the West
Author:
Van de Weyer, Robert.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xi, 131 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"Why do they hate us?": Islam and the West in conflict -- The Arab Empire. -- The crusades. -- The Ottoman Empire. -- Western imperialism. -- Islamic militancy. -- Zionism. -- The legacy. -- "Is mutual love and respect possible?": Islam and the West in harmony -- Christian roots of Islam. -- Philosophy and theology. -- Science, mathematics, and medicine. -- Politics and law. -- Warfare. -- The legacy. -- "What can we do--politically?": the politics of peace -- The globalization of goods and capital. -- False assumptions. -- The globalization of people and expertise. -- Politics after September 11. -- Towards political freedom. -- "What can we do--religiously?": the religion of peace -- The globalization of creeds and sects. -- False assumptions. -- The globalization of wisdom and symbols. -- Religion after September 11. -- Towards religious freedom. -- Conclusion: Freedom to live in peace -- Appendix 1: Muhammad, Islam, Judaism and Christianity -- Appendix 2: A guide to further reading.
ISBN:
9781574885644
Format :
Book

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