Islam and Christianity in India and the Far East

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1907 - Christianity and other religions - 237 pages

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Page 199 - Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Page 48 - When ye encounter the unbelievers, strike off their heads, until ye have made a great slaughter among them: and bind them in bonds- and either give them a free dismission afterwards, or exact a ransom; until the war shall have laid down its arms.
Page 50 - Make war upon such of those to whom the scriptures have been given as believe not in God, or in the last day, and who forbid not that which God and His apostle have forbidden, and who profess not the profession of the truth, until they pay tribute out of hand, and they be humbled.
Page 63 - Musulman should be exempt from the jizya, or poll-tax. Information of this came to the ears of the people at large, and great numbers of Hindus presented themselves, and were admitted to the honour of Islam.
Page 41 - Fight against them who believe not in God, nor in the last day, and forbid not that which God and his apostle have forbidden, and profess not the true religion, of those unto whom the scriptures ha'Ve been delivered, until they pay tribute by right of subjection, and they be reduced low.
Page 26 - GOD ! there is no GOD but he ; the living, the self-subsisting : neither slumber nor sleep seizeth him ; to him belongeth whatsoever is in heaven, and on earth. Who is he that can intercede with him, but through his good pleasure ? He knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come unto them, and they shall not comprehend anything of his knowledge, but so far as he pleaseth. His throno is extended over heaven and earth, and the preservation of both is no burden unto him. He is the high, the...
Page 32 - Power He conceives the Knowledge that directs it to right ends. God is the Wise, the Just, the True, the Swift in reckoning, who knoweth every ant's weight of good and of ill that each man hath done, and who suffereth not the reward of the faithful to perish.
Page 117 - Fifty goblets and flagons of wine were brought from the pavilion into the garden, and the cups began to go round. ' Fair measure,' said the amir, 'and equal cups — let us drink fair.' They grew merry and the minstrels sang. One of the courtiers had finished five tankards — each held nearly a pint of wine — but the sixth confused him, the seventh bereft him of his senses, and at the eighth he was consigned to his servants. The doctor was carried off at his fifth cup; Khalil Dawud managed ten,...
Page 26 - In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful. Praise be to God, Lord of the worlds! The Compassionate, the Merciful!
Page 66 - My object,' he wrote or caused to be written in his memoirs, ' my object in the invasion of Hindustan is to lead a campaign against the infidels, to convert them to the true faith according to the command of Mohammad (on whom and his family be the blessing and peace of God), to purify the land from the defilement of misbelief and polytheism, and overthrow the temples and idols, whereby we shall be ghazis and mujahids, champions and soldiers of the faith before God.

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