Stephen Schwartz is an author and journalist who has been Washington bureau chief for the Jewish Forward and an editorial writer for the Voice of America. Prior to that he was an interfaith activist in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. His previous books include studies of the Spanish Civil War, the radical culture of California, and the Kosovo War. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: September 9, 2003 Price: $18.95
In this informed, compelling exploration of Moslem beliefs and of the sectarian conflicts within the community, a Jewish historian paints a sympathetic portrait of mainstream Islam and exposes the centuries-old roots of Osama bin Laden’s extremism.
The difficult, protracted war against terrorism has raised unsettling questions about the nature of Islam and...
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