The Saint and the Sultan

Documents a meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik al-Kamil to illuminate the saint's lesser-known efforts as a peacemaker, describing their discussions on behalf of ending the Crusades.

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  • Author : Paul Moses
  • Publisher : Image
  • Pages : 302 pages
  • ISBN : 038552370X
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The Saint and the Sultan

The Saint and the Sultan
  • Author : Paul Moses
  • Publisher : Image
  • Release : 16 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Saint and the Sultan

Documents a meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik al-Kamil to illuminate the saint's lesser-known efforts as a peacemaker, describing their discussions on behalf of ending the Crusades.

Saint Francis and the Sultan

Saint Francis and the Sultan
  • Author : John V. Tolan
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 26 March 2009
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In September, 1219, as the armies of the Fifth Crusade besieged the Egyptian city of Damietta, Francis of Assisi went to Egypt to preach to Sultan al-Malik al-Kâmil. Although we in fact know very little about this event, this has not prevented artists and writers from the thirteenth century to the twentieth, unencumbered by mere facts, from portraying Francis alternatively as a new apostle preaching to the infidels, a scholastic theologian proving the truth of Christianity, a champion of the

An Unlikely Union

An Unlikely Union
  • Author : Paul Moses
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 03 July 2015
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They came from the poorest parts of Ireland and Italy and met as rivals on the sidewalks of New York. Beginning in the nineteenth century, the Irish and Italians clashed in the Catholic Church, on the waterfront, at construction sites, and in the streets. Then they made peace through romance, marrying each other on a large scale in the years after World War II. An Unlikely Union tells the dramatic story of how two of America’s largest ethnic groups

Saint Francis and the Sultan

Saint Francis and the Sultan
  • Author : John V. Tolan
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 26 March 2009
GET THIS BOOKSaint Francis and the Sultan

In September, 1219, as the armies of the Fifth Crusade besieged the Egyptian city of Damietta, Francis of Assisi went to Egypt to preach to Sultan al-Malik al-Kâmil. Although we in fact know very little about this event, this has not prevented artists and writers from the thirteenth century to the twentieth, unencumbered by mere facts, from portraying Francis alternatively as a new apostle preaching to the infidels, a scholastic theologian proving the truth of Christianity, a champion of the

Medicine and the Saints

Medicine and the Saints
  • Author : Ellen J. Amster
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 15 August 2013
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The colonial encounter between France and Morocco in the late nineteenth century took place not only in the political realm but also in the realm of medicine. Because the body politic and the physical body are intimately linked, French efforts to colonize Morocco took place in and through the body. Starting from this original premise, Medicine and the Saints traces a history of colonial embodiment in Morocco through a series of medical encounters between the Islamic sultanate of Morocco and

Daring to Cross the Threshold

Daring to Cross the Threshold
  • Author : Kathy Warren
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 21 August 2012
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September 11, 2001, highlighted the urgent need for greater understanding among religious traditions. Specifically, the lack of acceptance and appreciation between Muslims and Christians was suddenly catapulted into headlines around the world. Now, in the aftermath of war in Iraq, the need for understanding and respect among religious traditions and various cultures becomes ever more important. It is my hope that this book might nurture that mutual respect that fosters peace and justice, for they are God's desire for us, and gifts

Reluctant Saint

Reluctant Saint
  • Author : Donald Spoto
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 30 September 2003
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Acclaimed biographer Donald Spoto strips away the legends from the life of Francis of Assisi to reveal the true story of a man who has too often been obscured by pious iconography. Drawing on unprecedented access to unexplored archives, plus Francis's own letters, Spoto places Francis within the context of the multifaceted ecclesiastical, political, and social forces of medieval Italy, casting new light on Francis and showing how his emphasis on charity as the heart of the Gospel's message helped

The Sultan and the Queen

The Sultan and the Queen
  • Author : Jerry Brotton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 20 September 2016
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The fascinating story of Queen Elizabeth’s secret outreach to the Muslim world, which set England on the path to empire, by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps We think of England as a great power whose empire once stretched from India to the Americas, but when Elizabeth Tudor was crowned Queen, it was just a tiny and rebellious Protestant island on the fringes of Europe, confronting the combined power of

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day
  • Author : John Loughery,Blythe Randolph
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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“Magisterial and glorious” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), the first full authoritative biography of Dorothy Day—American icon, radical pacifist, Catholic convert, and advocate for the homeless—is “a vivid account of her political and religious development” (Karen Armstrong, The New York Times). After growing up in a conservative middle-class Republican household and working several years as a left-wing journalist, Dorothy Day converted to Catholicism and became an anomaly in American life for the next fifty years. As an orthodox Catholic, political radical,

Promoting the Saints

Promoting the Saints
  • Author : Ottó Gecser,József Laszlovszky,Balázs Nagy,Marcell Sebők,Katalin Szende
  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2010
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The studies in this volume concentrate on a complex set of socio-cultural phenomena, the cult of saints, in a variety of regions from Egypt to Poland, with a focus on Italy and Central Europe. The subjects of the contributions range in time from the fourth until the eighteenth century. The diversity of approaches adopted by the contributors—from literary analysis and historical anthropology to archaeology and art history—represents that open and multidisciplinary historical research that characterizes the work of

St. Francis of Assisi and the Conversion of the Muslims

St. Francis of Assisi and the Conversion of the Muslims
  • Author : Frank M. Rega
  • Publisher : TAN Books
  • Release : 16 May 2022
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Describes in gripping detail St. Francis’ historic efforts to convert the Sultan of Egypt to the Catholic faith. Discusses St. Francis’ approach to ecumenism and the conversion of other religions to Catholicism. Also includes a comprehensive biography of St. Francis and his dynamic reform of the Church.

The Sultan's Wife

The Sultan's Wife
  • Author : Jane Johnson
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release : 01 May 2012
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Page-turning mystery, grandly seductive romance and full historical immersion into Moroccan court history, this exquisitely depicted and intensely absorbing novel follows in the bestselling tradition of The Tenth Gift and The Salt Road. 1677, Morocco. Behind the magnificent walls and towering arches of the Palace of Meknes, captive chieftain's son and now a lowly scribe, Nus Nus is framed for murder. As he attempts to evade punishment for the bloody crime, Nus Nus finds himself trapped in a vicious plot, caught

Sufism and Politics in Morocco

Sufism and Politics in Morocco
  • Author : Abdelilah Bouasria
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 February 2015
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Presenting a political history and sociology of Moroccan Sufism from colonialism to the modern day, this book studies the Sufi model of Master and Disciple in relation to social and political life, comparing the different eras of acquiescent versus dissident Sufism. This comparative fieldwork study offers new perspectives on the connection between the monarchy and mystic realms with a specific coverage of the Boutchichi order and Abdessalam Yassine’s Al Adl Wal Ihsane, examining the myth of apolitical Sufism throughout