Published October 1980
by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English
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Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East by Kim Ghattas $ $ Sale. In this sleek and informative book, noted Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis examines the interaction between the Islamic world and the West. It's a fascinating and illuminating book. At one time, the Muslim world was the richest, most powerful, and culturally advanced civilization on the planet/5. Islam and Democracy in the Middle East provides a comprehensive assessment of the origins and staying power of Middle East autocracies, as well as a sober account of the struggles of state reformers and opposition forces to promote civil liberties, competitive elections, and a pluralistic vision of Islam. Drawing on the insights of some twenty-five leading Western and Middle Eastern scholars 5/5(1). Islam is the most widely followed religion in the Middle East. About 20% of the world's Muslims live in the Middle East. Islam is a monotheistic religion, teaching belief in one God (Allah) and is based on the Quran. Muslims believe that Muhammad is the final prophet of God in a long chain of prophets, from Adam on down to John the Baptist.
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The Koran, the holy book of Islam, contains a number of ideas that some Islamic scholars say support democratic ideals. One is shura, or consultative decision making. The other is ijma, or the. That is the thesis of Kim Ghattas’s new book, “Black Wave,” an ambitious retelling of the past four decades in the greater Middle identifies as the year when everything started. Bernard Lewis, FBA (31 May – 19 May ) was a British American historian specializing in oriental studies. He was also known as a public intellectual and political was the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton ' expertise was in the history of Islam and the interaction between Islam and the mater: SOAS (BA, PhD), University of Paris. This model has already demonstrably failed, with radical Islam expanding on every metric since the “War on Terror” began in Maybe it would suit tackling a guerrilla organisation in Latin America but it has done nothing to address the grievances and aspirations of millions of Arabs spanning the Middle East and North Africa, plus many.