Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad is Professor of Islamic History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is co-author with Adair T. Lummis, of Islamic Values in the United States: A Comparative Study and editor of The Muslims of America. John Esposito is Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. He has authored and edited numerous volumes on Islam.
The focus on the Arab world, Iran and Pakistan reflects the current centres of Islamic ideological formulation, while the inclusion of the Philippines is a welcome addition. * Valerie J. Hoffman, Religious Studies Review *