Andrew G. Bostom

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Andrew G. Bostom (MD, MS) is an American author and Associate Professor of Medicine at Brown University Medical School.[1] He is an expert on connections between homocysteine and cardiovascular disease.[2]

He is also known for his writings on Islam;[3] he is the author of The Legacy of Jihad (2005), a work which provides an analysis of Jihad based on an exegesis of translations of Islamic primary sources done by other writers on the topic,[4] and the editor of 2008 anthology of primary sources and secondary studies on the theme of Muslim antisemitism,The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History.[5] In October 2012 Bostom published his third compendium Sharia versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism (Prometheus Books).[6]


  1. ^ The Directory of Research and Researchers at Brown: Andrew Bostom, Brown University, retrieved 2011-01-29 .
  2. ^ Selhub, J.; Jacques, P.F.; Bostom, A.G.; D'Agostino, R.B.; Wilson, P.W.F.; Belanger, A.J.; O'Leary, D.H.; Wolf, P.A.; Schaefer, E.J.; Rosenberg, I.H. (1995), Association between plasma homocysteine concentrations and extracranial carotid-artery stenosis, New England Journal of Medicine (Mass Med Soc) 332 (5): 286, doi:10.1056/nejm199502023320502 ; Jacques, P.F.; Selhub, J.; Bostom, A.G.; Wilson, P.W.F.; Rosenberg, I.H. (1999), The effect of folic acid fortification on plasma folate and total homocysteine concentrations, New England Journal of Medicine (Mass Med Soc) 340 (19): 1449, doi:10.1056/nejm199905133401901 ; Jacques, P.F.; Bostom, A.G.; Williams, R.R.; Ellison, R.C.; Eckfeldt, J.H.; Rosenberg, I.H.; Selhub, J.; Rozen, R. (1996), Relation between folate status, a common mutation in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, and plasma homocysteine concentrations, Circulation 93 (1): 7, doi:10.1161/01.cir.93.1.7, PMID 8616944 .
  3. ^ Israeli, Raphael (May 16, 2008), Bostom's legacy, Jerusalem Post .
  4. ^ Cosgrove-Mather, Bootie (December 14, 2005), Going Medieval, CBS News .
  5. ^ Islam’s history of anti-Semitism, Washington Times, May 20, 2008 .
  6. ^ Sharia versus Freedom, Andrew Bostom, October 16, 2012 .

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