Islamic Jerusalem and its Christians: A History of Tolerance and Tensions
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Islamic Jerusalem and its Christians: A History of Tolerance and Tensions

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Islamic Jerusalem has a special place in the hearts of the three monotheistic religions. Throughout its history it has been the site of tolerance and tensions. Islamic Jerusalem and its Christians presents a critical look at historical events during the time of two key figures in the history of Islam: firstly Caliph 'Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, who played a critically important r...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published January 22nd 2013 by I. B. Tauris (first published 2007)
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Beric Croome
4 & 1/2 stars. Well researched and presenting an example of how different faiths can peacefully co-exist although I do question the statements that Jerusalem should be under Islamic rule.
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Maher Abu-Munshar is a lecturer at Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Aberdeen, UK.
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