About this book
A short, brilliant account of the relations between Islam and Christianity from Muhammad to the Reformation. "An important book for our times, as well as a feat of compression, and a triumph of good sense" "Independent"
Presents an account of the relations between Islam and Christianity from Muhammad to the Reformation. This book argues that though there were trading and cultural interactions between Islam and Christianity during the period when Arabs controlled most of the Mediterranean world, neither side was remotely interested in the religion of the other.