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Author Caner, Ergun Mehmet.

Title Christian jihad : two former Muslims look at the Crusades and killing in the name of Christ / Ergun Mehmet Caner, Emir Fethi Caner.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, MI : Kregel Publications, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  270.4 C16    Check Shelf
Description 240 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240).
Contents We shed no blood but our own : the early church and warfare (A.D. 30-300) -- The thundering legion : how the slaughtered saints became sporadic soldiers (A.D. 150-325) -- The unholy marriage : when the church became a mistress (A.D 476-1087) -- "God wills it!" : when Christ commanded a jihad (November 27 1095-July 17, 1099) -- Sanctified slaughter : when the body of Christ became the army of God -- "Pyrrhic victory" : the disintegration of Crusades into defeat (1099-1291) -- Ask and you shall receive : the inquisition of the Middle Ages -- Magisterial mayhem : when a state-run church leads to blood-filled streets -- Let the heathen worship! A struggle from within -- The call of the Crusaders : learning from history -- Appendix A : the just war criteria -- Appendix B : comparison of the speeches of Pope Urban II (1095) and Usamah bin Laden (1998).
Subject War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Added Author Caner, Emir Fethi.
ISBN 0825424038
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