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The Vatican, Islam, and the Middle East

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
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  • Israel,
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Relations -- Islam -- Congresses,
    • Catholic Church -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries -- Congresses,
    • Catholic Church -- Foreign relations -- Israel -- Congresses,
    • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- Congresses,
    • Christians -- Middle East -- Congresses,
    • Arab-Israeli conflict -- Congresses,
    • Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- Catholic Church -- Congresses,
    • Israel -- Foreign relations -- Catholic Church -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Kail C. Ellis.
      SeriesContemporary issues in the Middle East
      ContributionsEllis, Kail C., Villanova University. Institute for Contemporary Arab and Islamic Studies.
      LC ClassificationsBP172 .V38 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 344 p. ;
      Number of Pages344
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2381505M
      ISBN 100815624158
      LC Control Number87010153

      The end of the sudden Islamic Caliphate expansion ended around this time. The final Islamic dominion eroded the areas of the Iron Age Roman Empire in the Middle East and controlled strategic areas of the Mediterranean. At the end of the 8th century, the former Western Roman Empire was decentralized and overwhelmingly rural.   In the Arab Middle East, however, Islamist intellectuals increasingly cite Western-inspired secularism as the source of the region's social dislocatio From this perspective, benefits of secularizing trends include the separation of church and state, the rule of law, and freedom from organized religion/5(12).

      This is a good overview of the history of the Middle East. Lewis begins with the Christian period, but most of the book covers the history of the Middle East after the creation of Islam. The book was published in Reading it 11 years after 9/11, with all that has happened, gives the hopefulness of the final chapters a particular bitterness/5(). It is an ideal book for introducing the subject to students and other interested readers."—Sami Zubaida, Middle East Report "This book sets out to explain why an Islamic revolution took place in Iran in and why one has not occurred elsewhere in the Middle East or even earlier in Iran.

      In his preface to the English edition of Francois Burgat’s Understanding Political Islam, author Pascal Menoret tells us the book is “the work of a sums up the breakthroughs of a. Alex Dika Seggerman is Assistant Professor of Islamic Art History in Rutgers University–Newark’s Department of Arts, Culture and Medi New Book by SASN Art Historian Examines Modernism in the Middle East. By.

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They were persecuted by not only the Vatican, but also by the invading Islamic armies from Asia Minor and the Middle East. It was called the “dark ages” because the Islamic armies pushed Europeans further inland, fleeing for their very lives.

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