In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power

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Basic Books, 1983 - Social Science - 373 pages
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Islamic Sacred Law and Politics
The Medieval Synthesis
Relations with NonMuslims

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Daniel Pipes is the president of the Middle East Forum and the author of numerous books, including In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power; The Long Shadow: Culture and Politics in the Middle East; andThe Rushdie Affair: The Novel, the Ayatollah, and the West. A former official in the departments of State and Defense, Pipes has taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the US Naval War College. His work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

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