The phrase has caused disquiet in the Middle East, where the Crusades
which took place from the 11th to 13th centuries are still remembered.
The PMRC episode has echoes in today's left/right crusades
against Goth rock and gangsta rap--and, for that matter, against violent or vulgar movies, TV shows, and video games.
This book brings the Crusades
to life: the background.
The German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) declared the unveiling of its broadband measurement crusade
that permits users to examine their internet pace, and to specify the performance of their stationary and mobile broadband connection.
The two most controversial actions of the Roman Catholic Church in its nearly two thousand year old history were the Crusades
and the Inquisition.
Since beginning Harvest Crusades
in Orange County in 1990, Laurie has preached to more than 4.
Barber's book joins a host of narratives about the crusades
published in the last decade by Thomas Asbridge, Michel Balard, Norman Housley, Nikolas Jaspert, Andrew Jotischky, Thomas Madden, Jonathan Phillips, Jay Rubenstein, and Christopher Tyerman, to name just a few.
First, the Crusades
were not the first step in European colonialism.
The main part of the book is a mixture of narrative and analysis of the medieval Christian Crusades
and the rest an account of its long-lasting emotional, metaphorical, literary, linguistic, and political aftermath both in Western and in Islamic cultures.
This brings us to the late 11th century and perhaps the best-known events of medieval history: the Crusades
The series of conflicts known as the Crusades
are among the most studied events in European history.
Some may remember the event from parental readings of popular children's stories such as Jerusalem and the Crusades
(1913), Joan's Crusade
(1947), The Children's Crusade
(1958), An Army of Children (1978) and The Scarlet Cross (2006)--a small selection from a significant body of literature.
In this lucid and measured monograph, William Purkis seeks to define a distinctive crusade
spirituality in the near century between the First and Third Crusades
Over the past decade, the subject of the Crusades
has become a popular one for writers, but Steven Runciman's three-volume History of the Crusades
remains the primary standard of comparison.
The set THE CRUSADES
is a 4-volume work of art highly recommended for both high school and college-level libraries as a basic introductory reference.