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Hard to rate it as I really am not familiar with Islam. However, I am learning a lot about it and that was my goal. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Beverly L. Somerson
The author likes Islam and thinks the West has an irrational fear of it. I cannot see the whole book as anything but a whitewash of Islam. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jackal
As a big fan of Karen Armstrong's other books, this one left me wondering if she wrote it herself or if she had some students write it for her. Read morePublished 1 month ago by bda
This is an objective review of Islamic history and philosophy. It does not contain the prevalent PC BS nor did it contain the Islamaphobia that is response to current Islam... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David
Certainly outlines the complex history of the rise of Islam, from Mohamed to the present. It's a gory and varied history, and sometimes there's a sense of attempt at justification... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Fran
Armstrong is a world class writer of religion, history, philosophy and literary references. She is as familiar with writers and thinkers as with rulers. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gderf
Highly recommended reading for anyone wanting to understand where this world religion is today and how it got there. Read morePublished 4 months ago by alxmen