A provocative manifesto for an interpretation of Islam that synthesizes liberal ideas and respect for the Islamic tradition.
“A delightfully original take on…the prospects for liberal democracy in the broader Islamic Middle East.”—Matthew Kaminski, Wall Street Journal
“A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from Hell
"Fear's Empire lays the foundation for a principled opposition based on America's truest and best values."--Senator Gary Hart
Eye-opening accounts of heroic resistance to religious extremism.