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Sources on the Crusades

H asked: If you were to create a fantasy/alternative universe world that referenced Crusader-era religious politics in an exaggerated and fictitiously magical way, what would be a good way to make sure that all religious themes are represented as respectfully … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading 2.0

Farasat asked:¬†excellent. Can you post a reading list of islamic history (from muslim and balanced non-muslim authors)? Okay, this is the point where most Islamicists, myself included, get slightly chagrin, as most introductory texts on Islamic history rely more of … Continue reading

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Bill Warner on the Crusades

As reported by the NeoConservative¬†Christian Right website, Bill Warner is on the road, speaking in Nashville on the new Crusade against Islam that ‘the West’ apparently needs to get on with. ¬†Because of the danger of Islam (that, and because … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum on the Crusades

Since I’m slowly working my way through an incredibly long week, this post is going to be a little shorter and a little sillier than most. As a disclaimer, I happily concede that criticizing Rick Santorum’s logic is not dissimilar … Continue reading

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