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Muhammad (Past Masters)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780192876058, isbn: 0192876058,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Just over a sixth of the world's population subscribes to the Muslim belief that 'there is no god but God, and Muhammad is his Messenger'. Michael Cook gives an incisive account of the man who inspired this faith, drawing on the traditional Muslim so...
The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco da Gama
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ean: 9780061735134, isbn: 0061735132,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
HistorianNigel Cliff delivers a sweeping, radical reinterpretation of Vasco da Gama’spioneering voyages, revealing their significance as a decisive turning point inthe struggle between Christianity and Islam—a series of events which foreveraltere...
Understanding Islam: An Introduction to the Muslim World, Third Edition
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ean: 9780452011601, isbn: 0452011604,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
A little over thirteen centuries ago, the prophet Muhammad converted a few Arab desert tribes to the belief in a single god, Allah, thus founding the religion of Islam. Within a century, that belief had created one of history's mightiest empires—an...
Christianophobia: The Persecution of Christians under Islam
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ean: 9781498292009, isbn: 1498292003,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
In the present upheaval in the Islamic world, as chaos, war, and vengeance are overtaking order, security, and civil rights, Muslim radicals have been venting their frustrations among their minorities, most of whom are Christian: from ancient Chaldea...
World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored & Explained
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mpn: 9780756617721, ean: 9780756617721, isbn: 0756617723,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
A refreshing approach to understanding different faiths. Detailed annotations to stunning illustrations provide intriguing insights into the world’s most important religions—offering a deeper appreciation of the beliefs central to each. World Rel...
Chronicles of the Crusades (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780140449983, ean: 9780140449983, isbn: 0140449981,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Two famous, firsthand accounts of the holy war in the Middle Ages translated by Caroline Smith Originally composed in Old French, the two chronicles brought together here offer some of the most vivid and reliable accounts of the Crusades from a Weste...
The Concise History of the Crusades (Critical Issues in World and International History)
By Rowman Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781442215757, isbn: 1442215755,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
What is the relationship between the medieval crusades and the problems of the modern Middle East? Were the crusades the Christian equivalent of Muslim jihad? In this sweeping yet crisp history, Thomas F. Madden offers a brilliant and compelling narr...
Understanding World Religions: An Interdisciplinary Approach
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mpn: 04391X, ean: 9780310259442, isbn: 0310259444,
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Globalization and high-speed communication put twenty-first century people in contact with adherents to a wide variety of world religions, but usually, valuable knowledge of these other traditions is limited at best. On the one hand, religious stereo...
Infidels: A History of the Conflict Between Christendom and Islam
By Random House Trade Paperbacks
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ean: 9780812972399, isbn: 0812972392,
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Here is the first panoptic history of the long struggle between the Christian West and Islam.In this dazzlingly written, acutely nuanced account, Andrew Wheatcroft tracks a deep fault line of animosity between civilizations. He begins with a stunning...
The Apple of His Eye: Converts from Islam in the Reign of Louis IX
By Princeton University Press
ean: 9780691190112, isbn: 0691190119,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
The thirteenth century brought new urgency to Catholic efforts to convert non-Christians, and no Catholic ruler was more dedicated to this undertaking than King Louis IX of France. His military expeditions against Islam are well documented, but there...
Sea of Faith: Islam and Christianity in the Medieval Mediterranean World
ean: 9780802715173, isbn: 0802715176,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 170 reviews
From the sixth through the sixteenth centuries, the faiths of Islam and Christianity contended for primacy in the Mediterranean world. At times acrimonious, at other times harmonious, the encounter between the two creeds in the Middle Ages provides a...
The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231127974, isbn: 0231127979,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Conventional wisdom maintains that the differences between Islam and Christianity are irreconcilable. Pre-eminent Middle East scholar Richard W. Bulliet disagrees, and in this fresh, provocative book he looks beneath the rhetoric of hatred and misund...
Medieval Heresies: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107607019, isbn: 1107607019,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Middle Ages were divided in many ways. But one thing they shared in common was the fear that God was offended by wrong belief. Medieval Heresies: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam is the first comparative survey of...
The Crusades: Islam and Christianity in the Struggle for World Supremacy
sku: 2459692, ean: 9780786713448, isbn: 0786713445,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 268 reviews
The word “crusade” had not yet been invented when the European Christians captured Jerusalem in 1099, or when Richard the Lionhearted faced Saladin. In this absorbing and informative new book, medieval scholar Geoffrey Hindley recounts the colorf...
Christ in Islam
ean: 9780974566788, isbn: 0974566780,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 254 reviews
Jesus (Peace be upon him) and the disciples with him passed by the carcase of a dog. The disciples said, "What a stench this dog makes!" Then he (Blessing and peace be upon him!) said, "How white are its teeth!" A man said to Jesus, son of Mary (Bles...
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