Taped on March 16, 1979Buckley begins by saying, "The general ignorance in the Western world concerning Islam . . . is widely deplored and generally cultivated." This is demonstrated over and over again in this productive discussion, in which our guests--none of them Muslim, all of them deeply knowledgeable about Islam--lead us into this very different worldview. One sample: Buckley: "The fundamentalist--" Vatikiotis: "Excuse me, I refuse to use the term fundamentalist for Islam. That is a very Christian, canonical, theological proposition. There's no such thing as fundamentalism in Islam. There is orthodox in Islam." Buckley: "There is such a thing as a metaphor everywhere." Vatikiotis: "All right. Thank you. The problem is that this is the only native idiom they have." Buckley: "Cutting off hands is fundamentalist, isn't it?" Vatikiotis: "Well, even the cutting off of hands . . ." Ben-Dor: "You could call it Puritan." Vatikiotis: "Puritan, yes." Buckley: "Puritanical." Summary by Firing Line staff.This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.