• The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)

  • By: Robert Spencer
  • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
  • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 24-08-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.6 (48 ratings)

Summary

You think you know about Islam. But, did you know that Islam teaches that Muslims must wage war to impose Islamic law on non-Muslim states, or that American Muslim groups are engaged in a huge cover-up of Islamic doctrine? These and other "politically incorrect" facts are revealed by Robert Spencer in The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades). Spencer traces the history of Islam, the teachings of the Qur'an, and the Crusades, and reveals the myths and realities related to Islamic law, the treatment of women, and the continuing jihad. This is a fast-paced, politically incorrect tour that you will not hear about in school or on the evening news, but will give you all the information you need to understand the true nature of the global conflict America faces today.
©2005 Robert Spencer (P)2005 Blackstone Audio Inc.
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"Spencer busts myths and tells truths about jihadists that no one else will tell." (Michelle Malkin, author of In Defense of Internment)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Je suis Charlie on 12-05-17

An alternative narrative.

An alternative to the mainstream narrative regarding Islam and the Crusades. It is primarily aimed at Christian Americans, and in some cases I think it goes to far in it's defence of the Bible and Christians, and it's vilification of Islam. It is however worth reading this book as many of it's points are legitimate and well argued, and it is refreshing to hear a point of view that is normally silenced in the bulk of traditional media.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 24-04-07

An eight hour rant

I had thought that the non-pc aspect of the title might mean that this was a rather more wide-reaching exploration of Islam and how its history and that of the Crusades impacts on the situation today. However, this is essentially an anti Islam rant with no real objective discussion.
That's not to say that I don't agree with some of the points being put across, I do, but it's done in such a one-sided and repetitive manner that I can't see the book winning any converts to its viewpoint.
The audiobook isn't helped by the fact that the reader, Jeff Riggenbach sounds like a commentator on one of those US fly-on-the-wall road cop TV shows where you feel every sentence should end with an exclamation mark.

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4 out of 5 stars
By James on 16-01-07

Take in the Meat and spit out the bones.

Reading nonfiction is a lot like eating a fish you have to learn to swallow the meat and spit out the bones. This has some bones but as the saying goes history is very much his (or her) story. Read the suggested books which the author calls the books you are not supposed to read, but read others on Islam also. You will find this book is closer to the truth then many other books on the subject. This has renewed my reading of the Qur'an and histories of the era surrounding the crusades. Over all, I recommend it as an addition to anyone's library.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Stephen A. Martin Jr. on 10-02-17

must listen

very informative book. a very good place to start if you want to learn more about.

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