The Origin of Islam in its Christian Environment. The Gunning Lectures Edinburgh University, 1925.

Bell, Richard.

Book ID: 26437


8vo. vii, 224 pp., half-title, contemporary blue cloth, slightly rubbed round edges, title gilt on spine, index, previous owner’s inscription on front fly leaf, otherwise copy clean & in very good condition, Macmillan and Co. Ltd., London, first edition, 1926.


A series of seven lectures by leading academics as follows:
1- The Eastern church and the Christian environment of Arabia.
2- Christianity in South Arabia and its influence upon the Arabs in general.
3- The beginning of Muhammad’s religious activities.
4- The moulding of the Prophet.
5- The attitude of the prophet towards Christianity.
6- The Christian populations at the Arab conquest.
7- Christian influence in early Islam.

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