-- Alastair Hamilton, Times Literary Supplement
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Riccoldo's Predicament or, How to Explain Away the Successes of a Flourishing Rival CivilizationPart 1: Foundations (Seventh--Eighth Centuries) 1: God and History in the Christian West c. 6002: Islamic Dominion and the Religious Other3: Early Eastern Christian Reactions to IslamPart 2: Forging Polemical Images (Eighth -- Twelfth Centuries) 4: Western Christian Responses to Islam (Eighth -- Ninth Centuries)5: Saracens as Pagans6: Muhammad, Heresiarch (Twelfth Century)Part 3: Thirteenth-Century Dreams of Conquest and Conversion 7: The Muslim in the Ideologies of Thirteenth-Century Christian Spain8: Apocalyptic Fears and Hopes Inspired by the Thirteenth-Century Crusades9: Franciscan Missionaries Seeking the Martyr's Palm10: The Dominican Missionary Strategy11: From Verdant Grove to Dark Prison: Realms of Mission in Ramon Llull
A thoroughgoing reference work like Saracens was long overdue; it is also quite timely.