John Esposito

Professor of Religion and International Affairs at Georgetown University

Guest

Professor of Religion and International Affairs at Georgetown University and Director of its Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding; author of Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam

John Esposito on KCRW

In September, Pope Benedict XVI made a  controversial speech  quoting a Byzantine emperor who attacked Islam as a violent religion.

Pope Benedict XVI, Mending Fences in Turkey

In September, Pope Benedict XVI made a controversial speech quoting a Byzantine emperor who attacked Islam as a violent religion.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

from KCRW Features

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

from The Business

The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

from To the Point

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features

In Washington D.C. today, at Donald Trump’s urging, thousands of people protested the results of the November election. A mob stormed the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

from Life Examined

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels.

from The Treatment