The Future of Islam

@inproceedings{Esposito2010TheFO,
  title={The Future of Islam},
  author={John L. Esposito},
  year={2010}
}
John L. Esposito is one of the world's leading authorities on Islam. Now, in this brilliant portrait of Islam today-and tomorrow-he draws on a lifetime of thought and research to sweep away the negative stereotypes and provide an accurate, richly nuanced, and revelatory account of the fastest growing religion in the world. Here Esposito explores the major questions and issues that face Islam in the 21st century and that will deeply affect global politics. Are Islam and the West locked in a… 

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