Books reviewed in this article:

Islam: Continuity and Change in the Modern World. By John Obert Voll.

Kuwait: Social Change in Historical Perspective. By Jacqueline S. Ismael.

Religion and Politics in Contemporary Iran: Clergy-State Relations in the Pahlavi Period. By Shahrough Akhavi.

Transformations of the Lover. By Adonis (Ali Ahmed Said). Translated by Samuel Hazo.

Libyan Sandstorm. By John K. Cooley.

Arabs in the Jewish State. By Ian Lustick.

Islam and Christianity. A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue. By Badru D. Kateregga and David W. Shenk.

The Arab World: Libraries and Librarianship, 1960–1976: A Bibliography. By Veronica S. Pantelidis.

Women in Muslim Family Law. By John L. Esposito.

The Middle East: An Anthropological Approach. By Dale F. Eickelman.

Religion and Politics in Iran. Edited by Nikki R. Keddie.

Muslim-Christian Marriages in the Philippines. By Luis Q. Lacar.

Christianity and the Religions of the East: Models for a Dynamic Relationship. (Vol. II: Modern Theological Themes: Selections from the Literature). Edited by Richard W. Rousseau.