A 1,300-year history riddled with wars, persecutions, and intolerance has left Christians and Muslims wary of conversation and skeptical of long-lasting peace. Tremors of 9/11 still reverberate in our minds as we try to ascertain if differences exist between love and tolerance, between justice and compassion. Who are these people we Christians are often so willing to lash out against? What is the history behind these two global religions? Do we make appropriate assumptions about Islam, or do we perpetuate misconceptions and false stereotypes?
This issue directly or indirectly addresses these questions as it chronicles the different interactions between Christians and Muslims throughout the centuries.
- The prophecy of Muhammad
- Secrets of Islam’s success and spread
- The Crusades
- The Battle of Tours