Jewish Christianity and the Origins of Islam

ASMEA Member Prof. Francisco del Rio Sanchez of the University of Barcelona is the editor of the book titled, “Jewish Christianity and the Origins of Islam.” The book includes a series of research papers first presented at the Eighth Annual ASMEA Conference held in Washington, D.C. October 29 – 31, 2015.  Contrib...    read more 

Political Islam from Muhammad to Ahmadinejad: Defenders, Detractors, and Definitions

Joseph Morrison Skelly, Editor Foreword by Bernard Lewis In April of 2008, the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) hosted its inaugural conference to much acclaim. Entitled, The Evolution of Islamic Politics, Philosophy and Culture in the Middle East and Africa: From Traditional Limits to Modern Extremes, the conference feat...    read more