Scholar's long-theme, Kamel is an interesting intersection of the teachings of the three main monotheistic religions of the world - Christianity, Judaism and Islam - to demonstrate that the general perception of the Muslim faith as a source of violence and terror is, to say the least, erroneous. Brazil, the son of a Syrian and a Muslim baiana Catholic (daughter, herself, a Muslim and a Catholic), and married to a Jew, he is unusually well situated to make an assessment without the prejudices and the passions which commonly turbid the view of many that focus on religious issues. 'This cultural melting pot I am fruit of which helped me to see where the religion is playing and where you deviate, "he says. Writing in order to arrest the attention, even the reader not particularly interested in political or religious topics, About Islam is a lesson in how to do a good analysis of a subject that occupies significant part of the news atual.E give the reader more sure that none of them is basic to the horror of terrorism.
Kamel is a bestselling author. His first book, Não Somos Racistas (We're not Racist), about the differences between the United States and Brazil and the respective treatments for racial problems, was released in 2006 and is in its eighth printing. The news magazine Veja considered it one of the ten most important books of the year for a better understanding of Brazil and the world. His second, Sobre o Islã - A afinidade com cristãos e judeus e as origens do desvio terrorista (Islam - Its Kinship with Judaism and Christianity and the Origins of Its Terrorist Deviancy), was released in August 2007 and remained on the nationwide top ten list for ten weeks. His third book, Dicionário Lula (The Lula Dictionary), a scholarly work about Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the president of Brazil since January 2003, is of interest to sophisticated national and international readers of contemporary politics and history.