Religion and Politics

A Culture of Engagement

Religious traditions in the United States are characterized by ongoing tension between assimilation to the broader culture, as typified by mainline Protestant churches, and defiant rejection of cul

Salafism in Lebanon

Salafism, comprised of fundamentalist Islamic movements whose adherents consider themselves the only "saved" sect of Islam, has been little studied, remains shrouded in misconceptions, and has prov

The War against al-Qaeda

In this original and provocative book, Nahed Artoul Zehr explores the theological underpinnings of al-Qaeda and related Islamic movements such as ISIS.

Sovereignty

Sovereignty generally refers to a particular national territory, the inviolability of the nation's borders, and the right of that nation to protect its borders and ensure internal stability.

War's Ends

Before military action, and even before mobilization, the decision on whether to go to war is debated by politicians, pundits, and the public.

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