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Unformatted text preview: Islam and World Affairs Book Review: The Islamic Threat by Esposito Language is an important aspect of our lives. The way it is utilized is also very crucial. It is especially important for authors. Language is the tool of authors especially. John Esposito’s “Islamic Threat” is a classical example of good language. The way Esposito used language and literary devices such as pathos and ethos makes his claims very persuadable. Esposito takes a critical approach to the world politics. He uses historical examples to support his claims. I think what really makes his book very interesting to read is the way he organized it. The book has a very detailed history of Islam. Esposito tracks the history of Islam and its interaction with West. The current world politics is shaped by our history and having a critical analysis of what has happened can greatly help us shape our future policies. I think this is a great book that should not only be read by anyone in field of Islam and world affairs but our...
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- Spring '09
- Islam, John Esposito, Esposito