Early Islam from an eyewitness

Check out Kevin Edgecomb’s new translation of a section of St. John of Damascus’s work, discussing Islam. St. John lived under Muslim rule, making his observations particularly important. He sees it as a Christian heresy, similar to Arianism, which, if you think about the cultural milieu in which it arose, makes perfect sense.

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