The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought

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Current global tensions and the spread of terrorism have resurrected in the West a largely negative perception of Islamic society, an ill will fueled by centuries of conflict and prejudice. Shedding light on the history behind these hostile feelings, Frederick Quinn's timely volume traces the Western image of Islam from its earliest days to recent times. Quinn establishes four basic themes around which the image of Islam gravitates throughout history: the Prophet as Antichrist, heretic, and Satan; the Prophet as Fallen ...

The Sum of All Heresies: The Image of Islam in Western Thought 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195325638

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