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Islam : opposing viewpoints

Author: William Dudley
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2004.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Essays debate the values of Islam compared to those of Western countries, the status of women under Islamic rule, and United States policies regarding Islamic countries.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Islam.
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, c2004
(OCoLC)762196921
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dudley
ISBN: 0737705140 9780737705140 0737705132 9780737705133 073772238X 9780737722383 0737722398 9780737722390
OCLC Number: 53483541
Description: 203 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Are the values of Islam and the West in conflict? Islam is compatible with western values / Hamza Yusuf --
Islam is not compatible with western values / Roger Scruton --
Islam presents an obstacle to democracy / Robert Spencer --
Islam does not present an obstacle to democracy / Abdulwahah Alkebsi --
Islam is superior to western democracy / Sajjad Khan --
Islam is waging a war against the West / Don Feder --
America is waging a war against Islam / Enver Masud. Does Islam promote terrorism and violence? Islam promotes terrorism and violence / Richard D. Connerney --
Islam does not justify terrorism / Teresa Watanabe --
The Islamic doctrine of Jihad advocates violence / John Perazzo --
The Islamic doctrine of Jihad does not advocate violence / Javeed Akhter --
The Wahhabist strain of Islamic fundamentalism supports terrorism / Patrick Lang --
Terrorism is not supported by any form of Islamic fundamentalism / Daniel F. Forte. What is the status of women under Islam? Women are oppressed under Islam / Voula --
Women are liberated under Islam / Mary Ali and Anjum Ali --
Islam condones honor killings / Azam Kamguian --
Islam does not condone honor killings / Samana Siddiqui. How will Islam's future be shaped? The Muslim world should modernize by adopting some western values / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im --
The Muslim world should reject western values and embrace traditional Islam / Muzaffar Iqbal --
The United States must contain radical Islam / Ralph Peters --
Muslims must defeat radical Islam / Ayaz Amir --
American Muslims seek to Americanize the Islamic faith / Ahmed Nassef --
American Muslims seek to Islamize American society / Daniel Pipes.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: William Dudley, book editor.

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Essays debate the values of Islam compared to those of Western countries, the status of women under Islamic rule, and United States policies regarding Islamic countries.

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