John L. Esposito

Stories by John L. Esposito

‘Bachmann affair’ on Clinton aide Abedin is a wake-up call

STEVE MARCUS REUTERS Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) waves to the crowd with her personal assistant Huma … Continued

Legitimate and Illegitimate Acts of Violence

Why is Islam such a violent religion? Does the Qur’an condone acts of terrorism? Why haven’t Muslims denounced the 9/11 … Continued


Books on Islam, recommended by “On Faith” panelist John L. Esposito, professor of religion, international affairs and Islamic studies at … Continued


A glossary of terms for “Muslims Speak Out:” “What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam” (New York: Oxford University Press, … Continued

Questions, Answers on Islam

Why do we need to know about Islam? • Islam is the second largest religion in the world, after Christianity, … Continued