The rise of Islam was a shock to the Christian world. The Islamic conquest swept through Persia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and north Africa. The Christian world became split between east and west. The rise of the Norman power gave the western church strong fighting force.  What follows is a series of military campaigns that target Jews, the Eastern Church and the Muslims. The battles exposed the backwardness and weakness of the Christian world in the face of superior Muslim technology. 

 

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The lectures of Dr. David Neiman were recorded by his daughter, producer/director Becky Neiman, in the year 2000. Many segments are available on the DrDavidNeiman YouTube channel including complete lectures. Videos are also available for purchase through direct download on this website or through Amazon.com.