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Religion in the Modern World

Jeffrey Kenney, Professor of Religious Studies, Depauw University

25-May-15 15:00

Religion in the Modern World

Jeffrey Kenney is a Professor of Religious Studies at DePauw University, where he teach courses in comparative religious and Islamic studies. His research focuses on modern Islamic thought in Egypt and the greater Middle East, with a special interest in political religion, radicalism, and Islamist movements. He is the author of “Muslim Rebels: Kharijites and the Politics of Extremism in Egypt” and is more recently a co-editor of “Islam in the Modern World.” Professor Kenney was in Malaysia at the invitation of the Islamic Renaissance Front for a series of talks and forums on religious terrorism and freedom.


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