Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 April 2016

368 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190632151

Bookseller Code (04)


The Straight Path

Updated Fifth Edition

John L. Esposito

New to this Edition:

  • New discussion questions appear at the end of each chapter
  • Chapter 2, "The Muslim Community in History," now includes extensive coverage of Islam in the West
  • Chapter 5, "The Resurgence of Religion in Politics," incorporates coverage of the unexpected and stunning Arab Spring
  • Chapter 6, "The Struggle for Islam in the Twenty-First Century," now discusses a selection of major religious scholars, intellectuals, and popular preachers who address critical questions and issues of Islamic reform
  • Revisions and updates to the map of the Muslim world, the chronological timeline, and the bibliography

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