By Bernard Lewis
This landmark e-book probes Muslims' attitudes towards Jews and Judaism as a different case in their view of different spiritual minorities in predominantly Muslim societies. With authority, sympathy and wit, Bernard Lewis demolishes competing stereotypes: the Islamophobic photo of the fanatical Muslim warrior, sword in a single hand and Qur'?n within the different, and the overly romanticized depiction of Muslim societies as interfaith utopias.
Featuring a brand new advent through Mark R. Cohen, this Princeton Classics version units the Judaeo-Islamic culture opposed to a shiny heritage of Jewish and Islamic heritage. For these wishing a concise evaluation of the lengthy interval of Jewish-Muslim family, The Jews of Islam continues to be a vital beginning point.