The Resource Sitting up with the dead: : a storied journey through the American South, Pamela Petro, (electronic resource)

Sitting up with the dead: : a storied journey through the American South, Pamela Petro, (electronic resource)

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Sitting up with the dead: : a storied journey through the American South
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Sitting up with the dead:
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a storied journey through the American South
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Pamela Petro
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eng
Summary
Muhammad: a frank look at his influential (and violent) life and teachings! In The Truth about Muhammad, New York Times bestselling author and Islam expert Robert Spencer offers an honest and telling portrait of the founder of Islam-perhaps the first such portrait in half a century-unbounded by fear and political correctness, unflinching, and willing to face the hard facts about Muhammad's life that continue to affect our world today. From Muhammad's first "revelation" from Allah (which filled him with terror that he was demonpossessed) to his deathbed (from which he called down curses upon Jews and Christians), it's all here-told with extensive documentation from the sources that Muslims themselves consider most reliable about Muhammad. Spencer details Muhammad's development from a preacher of hellfire and damnation into a political and military leader who expanded his rule by force of arms, promising his warriors luridly physical delights in Paradise if they were killed in his cause. He explains how the Qur'an's teaching on warfare against unbelievers developed-with constant war to establish the hegemony of Islamic law as the last stage. Spencer also gives the truth about Muhammad's convenient "revelations" justifying his own licentiousness; his joy in the brutal murders of his enemies; and above all, his clear marching orders to his followers to convert non-Muslims to Islam-or force them to live as inferiors under Islamic rule. In The Truth about Muhammad, you'll learn- The truth about Muhammad's multiple marriages (including one to a nine-year-old) - How Muhammad set legal standards that make it virtually impossible to prove rape in Islamic countries - How Muhammad's example justifies jihad and terrorism - The real "Satanic verses" incident (not the Salman Rushdie version) that remains a scandal to Muslims - How Muhammad's faulty knowledge of Judaism and Christianity has influenced Islamic theology - and colored Muslim relations with Jews and Christians to this day. Recognizing the true nature of Islam, Spencer argues, is essential for judging the prospects for largescale Islamic reform, the effective prosecution of the War on Terror, the democracy project in Afghanistan and Iraq, and immigration and border control to protect the United States from terrorism. All of which makes it crucial for every citizen (and policymaker) who loves freedom to read and ponder The Truth about Muhammad
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Midwest
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1960-
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Petro, Pamela
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398.2
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non fiction
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adult
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Sitting up with the dead: : a storied journey through the American South, Pamela Petro, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837453
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1 online resource
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  • online
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11837453
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sitting up with the dead: : a storied journey through the American South, Pamela Petro, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837453
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11837453
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11837453
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11837453
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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