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Cockburn, "The Age of Jihad"

From Penguin Random House, a new book arguing that American policy contributed to the rise of the Islamic State, The Age of Jihad, by journalist Patrick Cockburn. 200 more words

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"Afghanistan's Islam" (Green, ed.)

Next month, the University of California Press will release Afghanistan’s Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban edited by Nile Green (University of California, Los Angeles). The publisher’s description follows: 99 more words

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McCallum, "Christian Communities in the Middle East"

In December, Routledge Publishing will release Christian Communities in the Middle East: Faith, Identity, and Integration by Fiona McCallum (University of St. Andrews). The publisher’s description follows: 317 more words

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Abdo, "The New Sectarianism"

In December, Oxford University Press will release The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo (Atlantic Council). The publisher’s description follows: 320 more words

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Brown, "Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics"

In November, Oxford University Press will release Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics by Nathan J. Brown (George Washington University). The publisher’s description follows: 365 more words

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Attitudes in the West to the Eastern Churches

FIRST BLOG 26th  September

In November 2015 at a conference in Rome, Patriarch Ignatius Yousseff III the Patriarch of Antioch for the Syriac Catholic Church stated “Middle Eastern Christians have been forgotten, abandoned, even betrayed by the Western countries.” There is nothing new historically in this attitude to Eastern churches by Western politicians and church leaders. 871 more words