“Beautifully written, passionately argued. . . . [A] beacon of hope for an all too often gloomy world.”—Los Angeles Times “A hopeful, historical meditation. . . . Lucid, well written and persuasive.”—The Washington Post Book World“A fine, wise and important book. . . . It shows that Christians and Muslims have known prosperous, co-existent peace before-and could do so again.” —The Times, London “Reminds us of the possibility of a better future.” —Fareed Zakaria, editor, Newsweek International
Chapter One: In the Name of the Lord
Chapter Two: At the Court of the Caliph
Chapter Three: The Sacrifice of Isaac
Chapter Four: The Crusades
Chapter Five: Saladin’s Jihad?
Chapter Six: The Philosopher’s Dream
Chapter Seven: The Lord of Two Lands
Chapter Eight: The Tide Begins to Turn
Chapter Nine: Brave New Worlds
Chapter Ten: The Age of Reform
Chapter Eleven: Hope and Despair
chapter Twelve: In an Otherwise Turbulent World
Coda: Is Dubai the Future?