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Christianity vs. Islam


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Basics

On the Web: Articles

Baptist Pastor Attacks Islam, Inciting Cries of Intolerance. Susan Sachs, NY Times (6/15/02).

The Clash of Ignorance. Edward W. Said, Nation (10/22/01)
Huntington's "clash of civilizations" perpetuates "West vs. them" paradigm & illusion of Western cultural superiority. To make sense of world, one must understand that boundaries between civilizations are in fact fluid.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Yeoman, Barry. "The stealth crusade," Mother Jones (5-6/02):43-49. Evangelical missionaries of Frontiers, who work undercover in Muslim countries to win converts to Jesus Christ.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Ali, Tariq. The Clash of Fundamentalisms (London: Verso, 2001).

__________ & Martha Wilkerson. Layered Violence: The Detroit Rioters of 1943 (Jackson: U. Mississippi, 1991).
Armstrong, Karen. Holy War. The Crusades & their Impact on Today’s World (NY, 1991).

Fuller, Graham E. & Ian O. Lesser. A Sense of Siege: The Geopolitics of Islam & the West (Boulder: Westview, 1995).

Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Wadi Zaidan Haddad (eds.) Christian-Muslim Encounters (Gainesville: U. Florida, 1995).

Joseph, Suad & Barbara L.K. Pillsbury (eds.) Muslim-Christian Conflicts: Economic, Political & Social Origins (Boulder CO: Westview, 1978).

Khalidi, Tarif (ed.) The Muslim Jesus: Sayings & Stories in Islamic Literature (NY: Harvard, 2003).

Knitter, Paul F. No Other Name? A Critical Survey of Christian Attitudes toward the World Religions (Maryknoll, 1985).

Mastnak, Tomaz. Crusading Peace. Christendom, the Muslim World, & Western Political Order (Berkeley, 2001).

Mohammed, Ovey N., SJ. Muslim-Christian Relations: Past, Present & Future (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1999).

Reston, James R. Warriors of God. Richard the Lionheart & Saladin in the Third Crusade (NY, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The New Cold War?" (1998), produced by Kanakna Documentary, 52m. From Filmakers Library.

"Why the Hate? America, from a Muslim Point of View" (2002), produced by ABC News. 44. Films for the Humanities & Social Sciences.



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