Malise Ruthven is an Anglo-Irish academic and author, focusing on religion, fundamentalism, and especially Islamic affairs. He is the author of Islam in the World, Fundamentalism: the Search for Meaning, and A Historical Atlas of the Islamic World, for which he won the 2005 US Middle East Outreach Council Book Award.
Books by Malise Ruthven
A Fury for God
by Malise Ruthven
The book is very good at explaining how Islamic militants view the West, particularly on the moral side of things
Interviews with Malise Ruthven
The best books on Islamism, recommended by Malise Ruthven
The war on terror relied on a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of the threat, say author and academic Malise Ruthven. He picks the best books to get a better understanding of Islamism.
Interviews where books by Malise Ruthven were recommended
The best books on Islamic Militancy, recommended by Jason Burke
Jason Burke, journalist and author of an acclaimed book on Al-Qaeda, tells us what he learnt about militants when he was caught in a firefight in Iraq—and suggests five books we should read to understand their motivations.