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Author Viorst, Milton.

Title In the shadow of the Prophet : the struggle for the soul of Islam / Milton Viorst.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  320.55 V814i 2001    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 355 pages : maps ; 23 cm
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Contents Foreword -- Through the Damascus Gate -- Murder of Farag Foda -- Prophet and the book -- Sudan : the Islamic experiment -- Making the Shari'a -- Khomeini's triumph -- Saudi dilemma -- Anguish of Algeria -- Beleaguered Muslims of France -- Hashemite option.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and index.
Summary "Illuminates the complex struggle to reconcile the Muslim community's fierce determination to live by traditional Islamic law and beliefs with the desire for economic and political power in today's world."--Cover.
Subject Islam and world politics.
Islam -- 20th century.
Islam and state -- Islamic countries.
Islam and politics -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- Politics and government.
Islam -- Essence, genius, nature.
Islam. (OCoLC)fst00979776
Islam and politics. (OCoLC)fst00979879
Islam and state. (OCoLC)fst00979890
Islam and world politics. (OCoLC)fst00979897
Islam -- Essence, genius, nature. (OCoLC)fst00979797
Politics and government (OCoLC)fst01919741
Islamic countries. (OCoLC)fst01244130
Chronological Term 1900-1999
ISBN 0813339022

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