Tag: Christianity

Book Review: Cross and Crescent

This is the first book about Islam from a Christian perspective that I have read, so I don't have anything to compare it to. Colin Chapman is (or was, at the time this book was published) a lecturer in Lebanon. He begins the book by talking about how to understand Islam. Then he moves on … Continue reading Book Review: Cross and Crescent

Christianity and the American Revolution

I know I shared a quote from this book yesterday, but I couldn't resist sharing another juicy one: ... the American Revolution became imbued with a religious cast not because Christians of that era were especially adept at applying Christianity to politics, but because so many people of religious fervor came to consider the political … Continue reading Christianity and the American Revolution