Christian Martyrs Under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World by Christian C. Sahner
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Overview: How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of individuals rejected this faith through dramatic acts of resistance, including apostasy and blasphemy.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy