What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur'an - (Paperback)
You will be fascinated by this fast-paced, objective history of the world from a perspective you have never imagined. Current events will come into focus in the backdrop of 1,400 years of inconceivable yet true events and conflicts. Thousands of books, documents and articles have been researched over several years in preparation for this book.
In 2006, Keith Ellison became the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress. He swore in on a Quran. What are the implications of this swearing-in? Most Americans know little about the Quran, who wrote it and how it spread. Muhammad, who had 15 wives and fought in scores of raids and battles, even cutting off the heads of 700 Jews. Within 100 years of his death, his followers conquered North Africa, the Holy Land, Persia and Spain – from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Read how Sultan Mehmet II conquered the 1,000-year-old Byzantine capital of Constantinople; how Jefferson sent Marines to capture the Muslim Barbary pirate port of Tripoli; how Woodrow Wilson tried to save millions of Armenian Christians killed in Turkey. You will not be the same after you have learned "What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur'an."
Federer’s incomparable book gives a fascinating glimpse into captivating events and amazing stories. Discover:
•How Islam caused the story of Saint Nicholas to spread from the Byzantine Empire to Western Europe in A.D. 1087
•How Muslim Ottoman Turks invaded the Byzantine Empire, resulting in the Crusades during A.D. 1095-1272
•What Marco Polo said was the origin of the word “assassin”
•What happened to the Seven Churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation
•How the 1,000-year-old Byzantine Empire got conquered
•What Sultan Mehmet II did to Constantinople in 1453 that led Columbus to set sail in 1492
•Dracula – What the real-life account of “Vlad the Impaler” was in 1462, not Bram Stoker’s 1897 fiction novel
•What Martin Luther said in 1529 about Muslim Turkish Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent who was laying siege to Vienna, Austria
•What the impact of oil being discovered in Saudi Arabia was in 1938
• ... and so much more!
•Paperback: 288 pages
•Publisher: Amerisearch, Inc. (January 22, 2007)
•Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
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