Tag Archives: Islam

Islamic Exceptionalism

Shadi Hamid, a senior fellow in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, will conduct an author talk on—and signing for—his new book, Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over … Continue reading

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Engaging Islam

Gerhard Böwering, a professor of Islamic Studies at Yale University and Editor-in-Chief of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, will deliver a lecture on “Finding Roots in Scripture and Tradition” as part of the Gasson Lecture Series: Engaging Islam, presented … Continue reading

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Gasson Prof: “What the Islamic Veil Reveals”

Gasson Professor of Political Science Pierre de Charentenay, S.J., will present “What the Islamic Veil Reveals” on Feb. 25 at noon at the Boisi Center  at noon. RSVP required. Fr. de Charentenay, who was born in France, has been a member of … Continue reading

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Award for Laurence

Congratulations to Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, whose book The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration was honored with the 2013 Hubert Morken Award for the best publication on religion and politics by … Continue reading

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Muslims in Europe

 The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims: The State’s Role in Minority Integration, a new book by Boston College Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the growing presence of Muslim immigrants in … Continue reading

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