Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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George Robinson
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George Robinson was a Quaker who travelled to Jerusalem in 1657 to deliver a prophetic message to its Muslim inhabitants (True account,  p. 292). He is significant for the study of Christian-Muslim relations because he wrote an account of his brief, eventful visit, which was published in London in 1663 (True  account, pp. 277-92). His narrative provides an unparalleled insight into the perception of Muslims and experien…

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Meggitt, Justin, “George Robinson”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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