The legacy of Islamic antisemitism: from sacred texts to solemn history

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Prometheus Books, 2008 - Religion - 766 pages
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This comprehensive meticulously documented collection of scholarly articles presents indisputable evidence that a readily discernible and uniquely Islamic antisemitism has been expressed continuously since the advent of Islam. The contributors show that the Koran itself is a significant source of hostility towards Jews as well as other foundational texts.

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The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History

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Is Islamic anti-Semitism a recent phenomenon, brought about by the creation of Israel in 1948, or is it a deeply imbedded element of the religion itself, dating back to its very origins? This is the ... Read full review

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The title itself is a misnomer. Arabs are Semitic people so how can they be anti-Semite!? How can we take the author seriously if he doesn't even take the time to use proper nomenclature for the title.

Contents

INTRODUCTORY QUOTES ll
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EDITORS NOTE ON THE TEXT
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FOREWORD BY IBN WARRAQ
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Andrew G. Bostom, M.D., M.S. (Providence, RI), is associate professor of medicine in the Division of Renal Diseases of Rhode Island Hospital. He has published articles and commentary on Islam in the Washington Times, National Review, Revue Politique, FrontPage Magazine.com, and other print and online publications.