Richard Landes, a historian living in Jerusalem, is chair of SPME's Council of Scholars. He is the author of Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience and is currently writing They’re so Smart cause We’re so Stupid: A Medievalist Guide to the 21st Century. He blogs at the Augean Stables. His Twitter feed is @richard_landes.
Why do so many so-called progressives cry out against Zionism while accepting so much violence against women elsewhere in the Middle East?
By Richard Landes · September 27, 2017
Why the key to the great civilizational clash of our time is understanding faithful people of all religions who must dominate non-believers to uphold their own truth
By Richard Landes · February 10, 2016
What’s needed is more tribalism, not less
By Richard Landes · November 24, 2015
By ignoring the honor-shame dynamic in Arab political culture, is the West keeping itself from making headway toward peace?
By Richard Landes · June 24, 2014
A controversial new exhibit celebrates mass murderers and raises war propaganda to the level of high art
By Richard Landes · July 30, 2013