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Qanta Ahmed

Qanta Ahmed is an author at Religion News Service.

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COMMENTARY: The White Mughals

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. is author of most recently of “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press.) (UNDATED) Something of Don Quixote lives in each one of us which encourages us to […]

COMMENTARY: The Perfect Christmas Gift

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C., is author most recently of “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press.) (UNDATED) Had Bishop John Chane been present when I received his Christmas card, I would have […]

COMMENTARY: My Town’s Bishop Really Rocks!

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C., is author most recently of “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press.) (UNDATED) Sept. 11 challenged every American in different ways. For Christians the challenge was perhaps even […]

COMMENTARY: America and the Muslim World: Beyond the Crisis in the Gulf

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Akbar S. Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and professor of International Relations at American University in Washington, D.C. His most recent book is “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press). (UNDATED) With U.S. troops now in Baghdad, the war with […]

COMMENTARY: `Why Do They Hate Us?’

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C., is author most recently of “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press.) (UNDATED) Two years after Sept. 11, 2001, the question “Why do they hate us?” is once […]

COMMENTARY: A Meditation on Love

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at the American University in Washington D.C. and author of “Discovering Islam: Making Sense of Muslim History and Society” (Routledge, 2002). (UNDATED) Judith Latham, who works for the Voice of America, invited me to speak on Islam to her […]

COMMENTARY: Campuses Hold Future to American Islam

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C., is author most recently of “Islam Under Siege: Living Dangerously in a Post-Honor World,” published by Polity Press.) (UNDATED) Taking advantage of a mild fall _ perhaps another sign of global warming _ during […]

COMMENTARY: Why They Hate Us

By Qanta Ahmed — January 1, 2003
c. 2003 Religion News Service (Professor Akbar S. Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies and professor of international relations at American University in Washington, D.C. His most recent book is “Discovering Islam: Making Sense of Muslim History and Society,” published by Routledge. (UNDATED) The National Press Club recently invited me to appear […]
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