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Candid Observations on Islam - Perceptive Insights from John Quincy Adams, John Wesley, and Winston Churchill

Candid Observations on Islam - Perceptive Insights from John Quincy Adams, John Wesley, and Winston Churchill

Date Published: 
Wednesday, 20 October, 2010
Summary: 

John Wesley on Islam:

Ever since the religion of Islam appeared in the world, the espousers of it … have been as wolves and tigers to all other nations, rending and tearing all that fell into their merciless paws, and grinding them with their iron teeth; that numberless cities are raised from the foundation, and only their name remaining; that many countries, which were once as the garden of God, are now a desolate wilderness; and that so many once numerous and powerful nations are vanished from the earth! Such was, and is at this day, the rage, the fury, the revenge, of these destroyers of human kind.

— John Wesley, “The Doctrine of Original Sin, Works” (1841), ix 205