I majored in History in college. I never heard any of this. Did you hear any of this when you were in college? I doubt it.
Author Douglas Wilson comments on this same subject in a post from 2011 entitled, Seven Memes for Keeping Christians in their Place.
“The Crusades were actually a long overdue defensive reaction to many years of Muslim belligerence, militarism, agressiveness, and provocation. If a “crusade” is an unprovoked military attack on religious grounds, then we need to start speaking of the Muslim Crusades. One could, however, criticize Christian Europe for being so slow to respond.”
Dr. Bill Warner throws down the gauntlet. I am paraphrasing. “Don’t like what I am saying? Disagree? Do your own research. This is not hate. This is history.”
Here are some sobering statistics:
I personally think Islam is nervous. Here is why:
Like it or not, Christianity will spread until it conquers the globe.
Christianity is not shrinking. It is not diminishing. It is not retreating.
On the contrary, it is a wildfire.
Read The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity, by Philip Jenkins.
American and European Christians need to stop apologizing. Like it or not, Christianity wins.