The Saint and the Sultan

The Saint and the Sultan

The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace

Book - 2009
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Moses tells the dramatic, intriguing story of the extraordinary, and little-known, meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik al-Kamil--and its significance in today's divided world.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday Religion, ©2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385523707
038552370X
Branch Call Number: 261.2709 MOSES
Characteristics: ix, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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Aw_19 May 02, 2017

Fascinating story focusing on Muslim-Christian relations and a difficult-to-imagine encounter between Saint Francis and the Sultan of Egypt. Smoothly written. The chapters on the siege of Damietta were particularly good.

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