Book Discussion on The Shade of Swords

Mr. Akbar discussed his latest book, The Shade of Swords: Jihad and the Conflict Between Islam and Christianity, published by… read more

Mr. Akbar discussed his latest book, The Shade of Swords: Jihad and the Conflict Between Islam and Christianity, published by Routledge. In it, the author examines the notion of jihad and traces its roots back fourteen centuries. Mr. Akbar, himself an Indian Muslim, asserts that although jihad has often been misused at times, it is an integral aspect of Islam and one that will remain. Following his presentation, he answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Shade of Swords

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2002
Last Aired:
Oct 19, 2002

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  • Sep 29, 2002 | 6:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2002 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2002 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2002 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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