The Empire And The Crescent: Global Implications For A New American Century
Timely, eye-opening and engaging. An essential read for those who are interested in understanding America's new imperial role in the Middle East.
The Empire & the Crescent invites readers to examine the role of the United States in world politics and draws their attention to the dangers that open-ended and unchecked American power can cause to the world and ultimately, to itself.
With contributions from Hamza Yusuf, William Blum, Zaid Shakir, Edward Sherman, Barbara Metcalf, Abdal Hakim Murad and other eminent scholars and experts, this anthology offers a timely and authoritative perspective on the question of relations between the West and Islamic societies.
About the Author/Editor:
Dr. Aftab Ahmad Malik is an editor and author of The Broken Chain: Reflections upon the Neglect of a Tradition. His articles have appeared in a number of newspapers and magazines including, the BBC, The Muslim Weekly, and The Arab News. Ibrahim M. Abu Rabi' is a professor of Islamic studies and Christian-Muslim relations at Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. He is also the co-editor of The Muslim World and the author of Intellectual Origins of Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Arab World.
Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi‘ (1956-2011) was Professor and Edmonton Council of Muslim Communities Chair in Islamic Studies in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. His primary areas of academic specialization were the Middle East and International Relations.
Prof. Abu-Rabi‘ earned his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies, with concentrations in Modern Islamic Thought and Comparative Islamic Cultures, from the Temple University Department of Religion in 1987. His dissertation was entitled, “Islam and Search for Social Order in Modern Egypt: An Intellectual Biography of Shaykh al-Azhar ‘Abd al-Halim Mahmud.” Prior to that, he earned an M.A. in Religious Studies from Temple University (1983) and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati (1982). Prof. Abu-Rabi‘ was born and attended primary and secondary schools in Nazareth, Galilee, Palestine/Israel. He was fluent in English, Arabic, Hebrew, French, German, and Turkish.Paperback: 210 pages
Publisher: Amal Press
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches