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Crusade and jihad the thousand-year war between the Muslim world and the global north by William R. Polk

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Islamic civilization,
  • Crusades,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Jihad,
  • Western Civilization,
  • World history,
  • History,
  • War,
  • Islam

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThousand-year war between the Muslim world and the global north, 1000 year war between the Muslim world and the global north
StatementWilliam R. Polk
SeriesThe Henry L. Stimson lectures, Henry L. Stimson lectures, Yale University
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD157 .P56 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 632 pages
Number of Pages632
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26952932M
ISBN 100300222904
ISBN 109780300222906
LC Control Number2017942543
OCLC/WorldCa982652240

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  Crusade and jihad are often reckoned two sides of the same coin but this simple opposition, the author shows, conceals crucial differences and similarities. From the outset jihad reflected tensions within as much as outside Islam. Jihad also described the struggle between good and evil in the souls of believers. -New York Times Book Review on Warriors of God As a beneficiary of 9/11, my ironies abound. George W. Bush helped the attention I was getting by proclaiming a crusade five days after the attack. Osama bin Laden would thus gain credence for his claim to be the leader of jihad against Western imperialism.   A comment by a young Muslim man who had studied at an American university sets the tone for the impressively far-ranging Crusade and Jihad. “The bottom line,” he tells William Polk, is that no Muslim ever tried to enslave or slaughter your people. You might think of the attack on the World Trade Center, 9/11, [ ].   The following book review of William R. Polk’s book, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North (Yale University press, Jan. ) first appeared in the Christian Research d Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center ——– From beginning to end, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between .