Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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William Okeley

Date: 1675

Original Language: English


William Okeley’s Eben-ezer; or, A small monument of great mercy, appearing in the miraculous deliverance of William Okeley was published in 1675, 31 years after its writer’s escape from captivity and return to England in 1644. In his dedicatory letter, Okeley gives a number of reasons for this delay: first, England was in the middle of the Civil War when he arrived home; second, it t…

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Moberly, David C., “ Eben-ezer”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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