Author: Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840-1922) was an English poet and writer. Blunt was best known for his poetry, but also wrote a number of political essays. He held anti-imperialist views.

The sentiment of Continental Europe towards Islam — I do not speak of England — is still one of social hostility and political aggression. In spite of all the changes which have affected religious thought in Catholic Europe, and of the modern doctrine of tolerance, none of the nations by which Islam is immediately confronted by have changed anything of their policy, since they first resolved to recover “Christian lands lost to the infidel.” (More…)