Mahometanism Unveiled: an inquiry, in which that Arch-Heresy, its diffusion and continuance, are examined on a new principle, tending to confirm the evidences, and aid the propagation, of the Christian faith. TWO VOLUMES.

Forster, Charles.

Book ID: 1681


8vo. xlvii, 427 pp., / 526 pp., [1 errata], original green cloth, faded and rubbed, title gilt on red label, half titles, light foxing throughout, from Bath Public Library, with the usual blindstamps and label verso front covers, previous owner’s presentation note to Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells on half title page of volume one, spine of volume 2 partly detached, J. Duncan and J. Cochran, London, first edition, 1829.


It was in the year 1820, that the author started to put the outline of this study because “ There remained some of Islam’s most important features of the wholly unexplained”. The study starts with a detailed introduction of Islam, with historical, moral and ritual analogy of Mahometanism with Judaism and Christianity. Another analogy of the Qur’an with the Bible is also given .
The author discusses also the Crusaders wars, with analogy between Christianity and Mahometanism in their influences on national characters and civilisation; on industry, manufacture and commerce.

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