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Fuad I Khuri is a distinguished Lebanese writer and academic. Among his many teaching appointments, he has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of Chicago and Oregon and Professor of Social Anthropology at the American University of Beirut. He has written widely on the contemporary Arab world, covering such topics as social and cultural change, tribal and peasant societies and religious organization in Islam.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Islam and politics, Islamic sects