They can experience the glorious and highly sophisticated architectural, horticultural and culinary delights of Moorish Spain, but are then faced with evidence of corruption, depravity, and terrible slaughter within and by the Muslim communities in their own cities.
And now, in the 21st century fear and hatred have returned to the streets in the cities of Europe. Modern Europeans are themselves experiencing that hate and those fears that once stalked the pages of their mediaeval history. And they ask why?
This book seeks to understand Islam. Not to defeat it, but to answer the question – why? Is there anything in this religion that encourages the use of the barbaric violence that we are now witnessing in its name?
Its conclusions may anger some, and irritate others, but they should surprise no one.