Bernard Lewis, FBA (born May 31, 1916) is a British-American historian, scholar in Oriental studies, and political commentator. He is the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He specializes in the history of Islam and the interaction between Islam and the West, and is especially famous in academic circles for his works on the history of the Ottoman Empire.
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... Orientalism included much criticism of historian Bernard Lewis, which Lewis in turn answered ... Said contended that Lewis treats Islam as a monolithic entity without the nuance of its plurality, internal dynamics, and historical complexities, and accused him of "demagogy and downright ignorance." Said ... Lewis continued, Said suggests that this particular passage is "full of condescension and bad faith", that the example of a camel is selected deliberately to debase Arab revolutionary ambitions "t is this kind of ...
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... The Princeton University Middle Eastern scholar Bernard Lewis, states that Islamic jurisprudence does not allow terrorism ... In 2001, Professor Lewis noted But Bernard Lewis says Jihad is an unlimited offensive to bring the whole world under Islamic law Christian crusades a defensive, limited ... Bernard Lewis says Islam imposes, without limit of time or space, the duty to subjugate non-Muslims ...
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