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Professor John L. Esposito

John L. Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs & Islamic Studies and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. His many books include: Shariah, What Everyone Needs to Know (with N DeLong-Bas), The Future of Islam, What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam. Editor-in-Chief of Oxford Islamic Studies Online and The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, his writings have been translated into more than 45 languages. He’s a former President of the American Academy of Religion, the Middle East Studies Association, and member of the World Economic Forum’s Council of 100 Leaders.