Showing posts from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm on 104.4 FM (London) Or (worldwide) A leading review of the Crusades on says the following: “The Christian invaders were regarded as infidels. The Arabs were scorned as lawless pagans. The Westerners saw their quest as literally a sanctified crusade, while the Muslims launched their own holy war, called a jihad, in retaliation. Sound familiar? It should, because although the events depicted in the History Channel's documentary "The Crusades - Crescent & The Cross" took place nearly a thousand years ago, they are but a distant mirror to what's going on in the Middle East right now.” The Crusades: Were they religious wars? Many Muslims believe that the Crusades continue today and see the "war on terror" as a "Crusade against Islam." We listen to views by Yunus Bakhsh, writer and union activist, John Heelan of the Street Evangelists Association, Tariq Ali, author of "The Blood of Saladi