Chris Belland's - "Hindsights & Insights"
Sunday, September 16, 2012
The rise of Islam, for better or for worse, is a reality of our times

When I was growing up and all through high school, I had only a very vague idea about Arabs and the Middle East. A lot of it had to do with romantic notions of warriors charging forward on their black steeds with their scimitars raised high. There was another vague notion that they were a very rich but backward people. And, to top it all off, they lived in tents and, for the most part, rode cam...

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