The National Endowment for the Humanities turns 50 next year. William “Bro” Adams, the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, wants to make sure that the study of history, philosophy, and literature remains accessible to everyone. A conversation about his new "Common Good" initiative.
A panel talks about Islam, the Koran, and a man named Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian Muslim philosopher whose work has been studied as an important influence on Islamic terrorists today.
- John Esposito director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and author of "Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam" (Oxford)
- Paul Berman author of "Terror and Liberalism" (W.W. Norton) and of "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror" in "The New York Times Magazine", March 23, 2003
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