The Crescent and the Cross Paperback

Muslim and Christian Approaches to War and Peace

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The Crescent and the Cross

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This book is the product of dialogue between a group of leading British Muslim and Christian scholars concerned about the alleged danger to the 'West' of Islamic 'fundamentalism'. It analyses the ethical and legal principles, rooted in both traditions, underlying any use of armed force in the modern world. After chapters on the history, theology and laws of war as seen from both sides, the book applies its conclusions to (a) the 1990-91 Gulf War and (b) the Bosnian Conflict. It concludes that Huntington's 'Clash of Civilisations' thesis is a dangerous myth.

The Crescent and the Cross was published by Palgrave Macmillan in January 2014. The ISBN for The Crescent and the Cross is 9781349264421.

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Details for The Crescent and the Cross

Page last updated 12th August 2016
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan (January 2014)
Number of Pages234
Thickness14 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4453612
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