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1. According to Srdja Trifkovic, what values does Islam promote? How does her view differ from that of John L. Esposito"

2. In what ways does Islam hinder the development of democracy, in Martin Kramer’s view? How might the two reformers discussed in Robin Wright’s viewpoint counter Kramer’s claim"

3. Daniel Pipes claims that Islam suppresses freedom of speech. Ali A. Mazrui responds to this claim by pointing out that Western societies also practice censorship. Whose argument is more convincing, and why? In your opinion, is some measure of censorship necessary to the peaceful functioning of a society"

4. Based on your reading of this chapter, do you think conflicts between Islam and the West can be resolved? Why or why not? Provide a specific example to support your answer.

5. What assumptions does each of the authors in this chapter make about Islam? What...

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