Christianity vs. Islam
Baptist Pastor Attacks Islam, Inciting Cries of Intolerance. Susan Sachs, NY Times (6/15/02).
Clash of Ignorance. Edward W. Said, Nation (10/22/01)
Huntington's "clash of civilizations" perpetuates "West vs. them" paradigm & illusion of Western cultural superiority. To make sense of world, one must understand that boundaries between civilizations are in fact fluid.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Yeoman, Barry. "The stealth crusade," Mother Jones (5-6/02):43-49. Evangelical missionaries of Frontiers, who work undercover in Muslim countries to win converts to Jesus Christ.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Ali, Tariq. The Clash of Fundamentalisms (London: Verso, 2001).
__________ & Martha Wilkerson.
Layered Violence: The Detroit Rioters of 1943 (Jackson: U. Mississippi,
Armstrong, Karen. Holy War. The Crusades & their Impact on Todays World (NY, 1991).
Fuller, Graham E. & Ian O. Lesser. A Sense of Siege: The Geopolitics of Islam & the West (Boulder: Westview, 1995).
Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Wadi Zaidan Haddad (eds.) Christian-Muslim Encounters (Gainesville: U. Florida, 1995).
Joseph, Suad & Barbara L.K. Pillsbury (eds.) Muslim-Christian Conflicts: Economic, Political & Social Origins (Boulder CO: Westview, 1978).
Khalidi, Tarif (ed.) The Muslim Jesus: Sayings & Stories in Islamic Literature (NY: Harvard, 2003).
Knitter, Paul F. No Other Name? A Critical Survey of Christian Attitudes toward the World Religions (Maryknoll, 1985).
Mastnak, Tomaz. Crusading Peace. Christendom, the Muslim World, & Western Political Order (Berkeley, 2001).
Mohammed, Ovey N., SJ. Muslim-Christian Relations: Past, Present & Future (Maryknoll NY: Orbis, 1999).
Reston, James R. Warriors of God. Richard the Lionheart & Saladin in the Third Crusade (NY, 2001).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"The New Cold War?" (1998), produced by Kanakna Documentary, 52m. From Filmakers Library.
"Why the Hate? America, from a Muslim Point of View" (2002), produced by ABC News. 44. Films for the Humanities & Social Sciences.