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Radical Islam: Medieval Theology and Modern Politics, Enlarged Edition

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In recent years radical fundamentalists have had a formidable intellectual and social impact on Sunni Islam countries such as Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon. This highly acclaimed book by an eminent Arabist focuses on the development of Sunni Muslim fundamentalism, discussing how it rejected Western values, broke with pan-Arabism, and took on an activist political position. This enlarged edition contains a new chapter, "In the Shadow of Khomeini," which considers the growth and influences of Shi'ite radicalism since the Iranian ...

Radical Islam: Medieval Theology and Modern Politics, Enlarged Edition 1990, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300049152

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