Roots of Islamic Radicalism

Roots of Islamic Radicalism

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.

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.

Guests

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

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)

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