Flagg Miller is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Davis. Trained as a linguistic anthropologist, his first book, The Moral Resonance of Arab Media: Audio-cassette Poetry and Culture in Yemen, examined how Yemenis have used traditional poetry and new media technologies to envision a productive relationship between tribalism and progressive Muslim reform.
1. The Message (Al-Risala) 2. Heart Pains 3. Remembering the Lion's Den 4. The Genie and the Bottle: On Authority and Revelation through Audiotapes 5. Our Present Reality (Waqi una al-Mu asir) 6. Dangers and Hopes (Makhatir W-Amal) 7. Taking Gandhi to Jerusalem through Oslo, Norway 8. Dawn Anthems (Anashid al-Fajr) 9. I Have Scorned Those Who Rebuked Me 10. New Bases Near an Ancient House 11. An Intimate Conversation (jalasa) 12. A Pragmatic Base (al-qa ida) 13. Listen, Plan, and Carry Out "al-Qa ida" 14. Umar's Wedding