With God on Our Side - Politics & Theology of the War on Terrorism

With God on Our Side - Politics & Theology of the War on Terrorism


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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.


"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


About Authors:

Dr. Aftab Ahmad Malik (Editor) is an editor and author of The Broken Chain: Reflections upon the Neglect of a Tradition. His articles have appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines including, the BBC, The Muslim Weekly, and The Arab NewsIbrahim M. Abu Rabi' is a professor of Islamic studies and Christian-Muslim relations at Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. He is also the co-editor of The Muslim World and the author of Intellectual Origins of Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Arab World.

Dr. Khaled Abou el Fadl (Introduction) (born 1963 in Kuwait) is the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law where he teaches International Human Rights, Islamic jurisprudence, National Security Law, Law and Terrorism, Islam and Human Rights, Political Asylum, and Political Crimes and Legal Systems. He is also the Chair of the Islamic Studies Program at the University of California, Los Angeles.

John Louis Esposito (Foreword) is an American professor of International Affairs and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is also the director of the Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding at Georgetown.

SKU 978-0954054465
Language English
Cover Type Soft Cover
Number of Pages 431
Product Dimension 15 x 21
Author/Artist Aftab Ahmad Malik (Editor), Khaled Abou El Fadl (Introduction), John Louis Esposito (Foreword)
Publisher Amal Press

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