By Youssef Courbage,Emmanuel Todd,George Holoch
This book's ancient and geographical sweep discredits the inspiration of a selected Islamic demography. the variety of fertility between Muslim ladies, for instance, is as various because the non secular habit between Muslims regularly. no matter if agnostics, fundamentalist Salafis, or al-Qaeda activists, Muslims are a various crew that proves the immutability and individuality of Islam. Youssef Courbage and Emmanuel Todd contemplate various levels of literacy, patriarchy, and shielding reactions between minority Muslim teams internationally, underscoring the large secularization flow spreading all through Arab and Muslim populations. during this regard, they argue, there's little or no to differentiate the evolution of Islam from the heritage of Christianity, with the Muslim global now stepping into an international modernity. delicate to demographic variables and their mirrored image of non-public and social truths, Courbage and Todd successfully upend a deadly meme, within which a fractured international is thought to be just about concern as a result of a scourge of closed cultures and males made various via religion.
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A Convergence of Civilizations: The Transformation of Muslim Societies Around the World by Youssef Courbage,Emmanuel Todd,George Holoch