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“When we saw the title of Paul Akers’ Oct. 30 essay, ‘Why Islam didn’t conquer the world‘, we were pleased to see a too-often-ignored subject such as the early history of Muslim-Christian relations receive space in our community’s newspaper. Mr Akers’ attempt to bring what is clearly a keen interest in European history to the attention of readers is to be commended. His vivid prose style, clearly reminiscent of the comic books that inspired him as a child, retains the reader’s attention.”

Nabil Al-Tikriti, Mehdi Aminrazavi, Ian Campbell, Farhang Rouhani and Ranjit Singh reply to Paul Akers’ article on the horrors that would have befallen the world if Charles Martel had lost the battle of Tours in 732.

Free Lance-Star, 19 November 2005