The Shia Revival


The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future by Vali Nasr is written for a Western audience. This eye-opening book illuminates the long-standing rivalry between the two major Muslim sects – Shiite and Sunni – and explains how the Iraq war has altered the uneasy balance that existed between them.

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