James Reston, Jr.
Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors
New York: Anchor Books, 2006
When reading James Reston, Jr.’s highly entertaining book about the final Spanish push against the Moors, one is struck by just how remarkably similar that conflict was to the oh-so-familiar violent divides of today. The Spanish Reconquista story parallels the smoldering West vs. Islam conflict that is the Global War on Terror as well as the sharp ethno-domestic conflicts in the United States. Read more …