BAAL, CHRIST, AND MOHAMMED: Religion and Revolution in North Africa by John K. Cooley

BAAL, CHRIST, AND MOHAMMED: Religion and Revolution in North Africa

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KIRKUS REVIEW

In most parts of North Africa today, the author claims, Islam is headway against both pag and Christianity. He sets about trying to to this success of Mohammedanism in the past history of North Africa, not to offer a political or social history, but rather to trace history of the region. The account begins in the Phoenician consecutively the era of Roman, Byzantine and the Muslim victories. The return of European Colonialism in the brought the re-introduction of Christianity, but indistinguishably colonial powers. The final independence of North African in recent years now allows Christianity to resume the colonial impediment; but the question remains whether the cultural needs of the North Africans or marshal resourcess for this The book is readable and informative, a responsible .

Pub Date: April 5th, 1965
Publisher: Holt, Rinerhart & Winston