Clash of Civilizations?

July 27, 2008
(was 11.04.2007)

East Meets West

Part One

 

Is there an irreconcilable conflict between Islam and the West - a “clash of civilizations”?  In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge we'll hear prominent Western and Muslim intellectuals debate this idea.  Also, a Pakistani rock star who's a devout Muslim - he says there's nothing in the Koran that prohibits music.

  1. Moshin Hamid on "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"

    Moshin Hamid shares many characteristics with the central character of his novel, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist."

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  2. Sasha Abramsky on Clash of Civilizations

    Sasha Abramsky responds to the question "is there really a clash of civilizations?"

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  3. Lee Harris on Clash of Civilizations

    Lee Harris responds to the question "is there really a clash of civilizations?"

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  4. Ziauddin Sardar on Clash of Civilizations

    Ziauddin Sardar responds to the question "is there really a clash of civilizations?"

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  5. Salman Ahmad Talks About Being a Muslim Rock Musician

    Salman Ahmad, lead singer of the Pakistani rock group Junoon, talks with Anne Strainchamps about being a Muslim and a rock musician.

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  6. Margaret MacMillan on "Nixon and Mao: The Week that Changed the World"

    Margaret MacMillan explains the historical context of the Nixon trip to China and how it changed the course of history.

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