Islam & Christendom: Interactions, Making of The New World, & Islamophobia

Islam and Western Christendom: were they always locked in military, ideological, and economical competition; is it a clash of civilization? Or is it a richly interwoven tapestry? “Islamic civilization” and “Western civilization” are perceived by some as mortal enemies that have been engaged for religious supremacy, power, and territory since the 7th century. For a lot of Christians, living under the sharia rule was a blessing in comparison to living under Byzantine rule. For other Christians, Islamic leadership posed a challenge to the idea of Christian supremacy.

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