Chronicles Magazine Letters

Thoroughly Modern Muslims

In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, much of the analysis focused on the possible motives of Islamic radicals, and almost all of it was prefaced with four simple words: “They hate us because . . . ”

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  • Correspondence

    Buried in History

    In the summer of 2015, thanks to the generosity of friends, ex-students, and parents whose children I now teach, I spent a month in Rome. Since my return to the United States, several friends and family members have asked me to record my general...

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  • Correspondence

    A Visit to Ali Pasha

    “Why do you go to Ioannina”? Pronouncing the town’s name very carefully in four syllables for our benefit, our driver broke the silence of several hours on the road from Athens during which the entire conversation had been limited to driving...

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