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About Malise Ruthven

Malise Ruthven is a scholar whose books include Islam:A Very Short Introduction, Islam in the World and A Satanic Affair: Salman Rushdie and the Rage of Islam

Articles by Malise Ruthven

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"Born-again" Muslims: cultural schizophrenia

The divine rage that sparked the attacks on New York and Washington was inspired by the collision between a particular interpretation of Islamic faith and disabling social experience, says Malise Ruthven.

(This article was first published on 27 September 2001)

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