The Missing Martyrs: Why Are There So Few Muslim Terrorists? by Charles Kurzman

Title: The Missing Martyrs: Why Are There So Few Muslim Terrorists? Author: Charles Kurzman Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: December 7, 2018 Pages: 264 Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world-many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom-why don’t […]

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Identity, Politics and the Study of Islam edited by Matt Sheedy

Title: Identity, Politics and the Study of Islam Author: Matt Sheedy Genre: Identity politics Publisher: Culture on the Edge: Studies in Identity Formation Release Date: 2018 Pages: 312 The volume brings together a variety of scholars both inside and outside of Islamic Studies in order to grapple with such questions as: what, if anything, is […]

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American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 by Catherine R. Osborne

Title: American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 Author: Catherine R. Osborne Publisher: University of Chicago Release Date: 2018 Format: Hardback In the mid-twentieth century, American Catholic churches began to shed the ubiquitous spires, stained glass, and gargoyles of their European forebears, turning instead toward startling and more angular […]

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