Tag Archives: Islam

Book Review: The Third Jihad

The Third Jihad:  Overcoming Radical Islam’s Plan For The West, by Michael Youssef [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] From time to time I read books relating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Islam: The Religion And The People

Islam:  The Religion And The People, by Bernard Lewis and Buntzie Ellis Churchill This book is a somewhat striking and unusual one in that it attempts to present an authoritative and somewhat favorable view of Islam and its adherents to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Islam And The West

Islam And The West, by Bernard Lewis It is rare when one reads a book like this one that contains some genuinely fierce discussion about the issue of research.  To what extent can outsiders speak knowledgeably about groups?  I happen … Continue reading

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Book Review: The End Of Modern History In The Middle East

The End Of Modern History In The Middle East, by Bernard Lewis The author considers himself both conservative and pessimist, at least as far as human development in the Middle East is concerned, and I find that I cannot fault … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Crisis Of Islam

The Crisis Of Islam:  Holy War And Unholy Terror, by Bernard Lewis This is precisely the sort of book about Islam that it is vital for Westerners to read, for it is easy for people to take the claims of … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Went Wrong?

What Went Wrong?:  Western Impact And Middle Eastern Response, by Bernard Lewis In this short but powerful book, the author manages to explore a question that is likely on the mind of many people in the Near East, and that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Arts Of Persia

The Arts Of Persia, edited by R.W. Ferrier If you care about the arts of Persia [1] in the period before the Iranian Revolution in 1979, this is definitely a worthwhile book to read.  It certainly is a massive tome, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Biblical World: An Illustrated Atlas

The Biblical World:  An Illustrated Atlas, by Jean-Pierre Isbouts I’m going to have a lot of negative things to say about this book, so I’d like to begin by saying that I did not think that this book was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To Islam (And The Crusades)

The Politically Incorrect Guide To Islam (And The Crusades), by Robert Spencer As someone who is familiar with both the Politically Incorrect Guides as well as Islam and the Crusades [1], I did not find much in this book to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Thomas Jefferson And The Tripoli Pirates

Thomas Jefferson And The Tripoli Pirates:  The Forgotten War That Changed American History, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger As someone who is familiar with the author’s writing and very interested in piracy [1], this audiobook was definitely of interest … Continue reading

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