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History, and histories, of Islam

July 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Comment on ‘Karen Armstrong vs Brigitte Gabriel

The historical facts are, you are correct, essential here, but they are not easily arrived at with the history of Islam. Robert Spencer’s revelations also have their problems! All these ‘factual historians’ are all too right wing.

Still, you are right, the histories here fail to arrive at History.
Here’s an eyeopener on Islamic history:

Jihad in the West: Muslim Conquests from the 7th to the 21st Centuries (Hardcover)
by Paul Fregosi

Tags: History · Islam

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  • 1 James // Jul 22, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Armstrong would still find some way to spin Islam’s horrendous track record with Zoroastrians, Buddhists, Hindus, Jews, and Christians and make it seem great. It’s amazing that anyone would believe the “Islam is a religion of peace” bullsh*t given the amount of bloodshed that is tied up with this religion.

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