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The Tenth Parallel

Dispatches From The Fault Line Between Christianity And Islam

by Eliza Griswold

Hardcover, 317 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $27 |


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Dispatches From The Fault Line Between Christianity And Islam
Eliza Griswold

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Uses stories about the region where Islam and Christianity collide to examine the complex relationships of religion, land, and oil, among other resources; local conflicts and global ideology; and politics and contemporary martyrdom, both Islamic and Christian.

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More than half of the world's Muslims live along the 10th Parallel; so do most of the world's Christians. It's a place where ideological -- and geographic -- conflicts often arise. hide caption

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The 10th Parallel: Where Christianity And Islam Meet

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The Tenth Parallel

Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

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ISBN: 9780374273187