The Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason
Christopher de Bellaigue, who has covered the Middle East since 1996, will discuss his latest book, The Islamic Enlightenment, which discusses Islamic history as it relates to the modern world. De Bellaigue posits that, contrary to popular opinion, remarkable men and women from across the Muslim world have welcomed modern ideals and practices.
MLF: Middle East
May 5, 2017
The Commonwealth Club 555 Post St. San Francisco, 94102 United States
M.A. in Oriental Studies, Cambridge; Journalist; Author, The Islamic Enlightenment; Contributor, The New Yorker; Former Tehran Correspondent, The Economist
Journalist; Author, Al' America: Travels Through America’s Arab and Islamic Roots—Moderator
11:30 a.m. networking reception noon program
1 p.m. book signing
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